This scenic 9-mile network of trails sits between Elbert Creek and Highway 550, connecting Haviland Lake Park and Chris Park. This network is used year-round by equestrians, hikers, bikers, skiers and snowshoers.
Chicken Creek is located outside of Mancos and in the winter is groomed for cross country skiing (skate and a class track). No walking on the groomed trails.
Junction Creek Road is a great area for touring skiing and fat biking (once compacted). Start just past the lower gate.
Silverton groomed ski trails are fantastic for fat biking and cross country skiing (skate and classic), located at Kendall Mountain and Memorial Park.
Located just past Molas Lake, Andrews Lake is an easy loop around the lake. In the winter it is good for touring skiing and snowshoeing.
Purgatory Nordic Center is groomed for cross country skiing and you must purchase a pass to ski. Dogs are not allowed.
Located just a little over 2 hours from Durango, Telluride’s trails offer a range of outdoor activities
Telluride’s Trout Lake offers great places to fish, kayak, canoe, and SUP in the summertime, and nordic skiing and snowshoeing in the winter.
The Telluride Valley Floor stretches for three miles along the CO-145 spur. This 570-acre forever-wild protected gateway to Telluride features meadows, the San Miguel River, and a year-round activity trail.
With hiking and lake access in the summer, and nordic skiing in the winter, Priest Lake offers a multitude of outdoor activities.