Trails

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Durango is famous for its trails. Whether it's natural surface trails, or hard surface trails - we've got what you're looking for! Durango is home to over 100 miles of natural surface trails within City limits, as well as over 10 miles of hard surface trails connecting neighborhoods and parks to our business districts. With public lands owned by the BLM and USFS surrounding City limits, our local trail systems connect our community to the beautiful forests and mountains surrounding downtown Durango. 

Click here for an interactive map of trails located on City of Durango lands.

Click here for an overview of public trails in and around Durango (PDF).

Click here for a trail profile generator, for planning your trail experience on City of Durango lands.

  1. Natural Surface Trails
  2. Hard Surface Trails
  3. Winter Seasonal Trail Closures
  4. Trail Rules and Etiquette

Natural Surface Trails

City of Durango parks and open spaces that are home to these trail systems include Overend Mountain Park, Horse Gulch, Dalla Mountain Park, Oxbow Park & Preserve, Twin Buttes, Three Springs and Chapman Hill. 

Durango's natural surface trails are open to multi-use, non-motorized recreation and offer opportunities for mountain biking, hiking, trail running, dog walking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and simply enjoying nature. 

Durango's Centennial Nature Trail offers a great opportunity to learn about native plant communities. Click here for the Centennial Nature Trail and Plant Brochure (PDF).

For questions about Durango's trails, or to learn about hosting events or activities on these trail systems, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (970)375-7321 or rec@durangogov.org.

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