Durango-Silverton-Telluride Region Hiking

in and around Durango-Silverton-Telluride Region.

 
... Preview: Durango residents have long enjoyed both the beautiful pine forests and the spectacular scenery that a visit to the top of nearby Animas City Mountain provides. Managed by the Bureau of Land Managemen ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Classic Hikes in Colorado
Durango, CO - Hiking - 6 miles   
... Preview: Of the four different Bear Creeks found in the western half of the San Juan Mountains, the one that drains into the Uncompahgre Gorge couple of miles south of Ouray could well be the most spectacular. ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Classic Hikes in Colorado
Ouray, CO - Hiking - 8.39999961853027 miles   
... Preview: Set in a scenic glacial basin, the Blue Lakes provide a nice destination within the 16,505-acre Mount Sneffels Wilderness. In addition to the access this hike provides to higher terrain above, the fis ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Classic Hikes in Colorado
Ridgway, CO - Hiking - 6 miles   
... Preview: Covering 469 miles in its journey from Denver to Durango, the Colorado Trail accesses a variety of mountain terrain throughout the state. Built mostly by volunteers under the direction of Gudy Gaskill ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Classic Hikes in Colorado
Durango, CO - Hiking - 23 miles   
... Preview: Short and easy, the hike to Geyser Springs reveals one of Colorado’s most surprising geological features: the state’s only true geyser. ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Classic Hikes in Colorado
Dolores, CO - Hiking - 2.5 miles   
... Preview: Short and steep, the Goulding Creek Trail reveals some splendid timbered areas, a string of beautiful meadows, and a dose of old-fashioned cowboy memorabilia. To reach the Goulding Creek trailhead, dr ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Classic Hikes in Colorado
Durango, CO - Hiking - 5.40000009536743 miles   
... Preview: Hermosa Spanish name, meaning “beautiful,” well describes the colorful geology and luxuriant forests of this wild drainage north of Durango. One of Colorado’s most biologically diverse forests, Hermos ... Related information:... From the guidebook The Complete Guide to Colorado's Wilderness Areas
Durango, CO - Hiking - 125 miles   
... Preview: Overshadowed by some rather impressive peaks and replete with wildflowers in the summertime, Ice Lake Basin is a popular destination for hikers visiting the Silverton region of the San Juan Mountains. ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Classic Hikes in Colorado
Silverton, CO - Hiking - 7 miles   
... Preview: For at least the last 100 years, the sight of Lizard Head Peak has enthralled all who traveled across Lizard Head Pass between the towns of Dolores and Telluride. Protruding abruptly above the eastern ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Classic Hikes in Colorado
Telluride, CO - Hiking - 12 miles   
... Preview: The Lizard Head is considered by many climbers to be the most difficult summit in Colorado. The crumbly neck of reddish- gray volcanic tuff rises 400 feet from its base to reach an elevation of 13,113 ... Related information:... From the guidebook Colorado's Incredible Backcountry Trails
Telluride, CO - Hiking - 11.2 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Named for a prominent spire near Lizard Head Pass, this area contains the westernmost 14,000-foot peaks in Colorado. Located in the San Juan Mountains, these fourteeners provide much of the recreation ... Related information:... From the guidebook The Complete Guide to Colorado's Wilderness Areas
Telluride, CO - Hiking - 37 miles   
... Preview: Nestled into a narrow box canyon in a precipitous range of peaks, the town of Ouray fancies itself as “America’s Switzerland.” Few could argue with this characterization when considering the sheer, kn ... Related information:... From the guidebook The Complete Guide to Colorado's Wilderness Areas
Telluride, CO - Hiking - 15 miles   
... Preview: Navajo Lake is probably the most popular destination in the Lizard Head Wilderness Area. Not only is the lake itself an alpine gem, but it is located in a ruggedly beautiful basin that is surrounded o ... Related information:... From the guidebook Colorado's Incredible Backcountry Trails
Telluride, CO - Hiking - 8.8 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: It is easy to understand why Navajo Lake is perhaps the most popular destination in the Lizard Head Wilderness. Not only is the lake situated in a beautiful alpine basin, but it also offers a handy ba ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Classic Hikes in Colorado
Dolores, CO - Hiking - 9.60000038146973 miles   
... Preview: The San Miguel Range consists of craggy and difficult peaks located between Molas and Lizard Head passes. A dozen summits top out above 13,000 feet in elevation, many banded by impenetrable cliffs tha ... Related information:... From the guidebook The Complete Guide to Colorado's Wilderness Areas
Silverton, CO - Hiking - 80 miles   
... Preview: Although Sharkstooth Peak is one of the smaller summits in the La Plata Mountains, it is one of the most spectacular. Protruding in splendid isolation a short distance north of the rest of the range, ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Classic Hikes in Colorado
Mancos, CO - Hiking - 4 miles   
... Preview: Although you would never know it by looking at the Uncompahgre National Forest map, a number of interesting trails explore the rugged mountain slopes north of Telluride. Perhaps the most intriguing ro ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Classic Hikes in Colorado
Telluride, CO - Hiking - 14 miles   
... Preview: As one of the easiest hikes in this book, Spud Lake is a great excursion for family members of nearly all ages. From ages 4 to 84, all can reach this beautiful little lake for a picnic and some fine f ... Related information:... From the guidebook 100 Classic Hikes in Colorado
Durango, CO - Hiking - 2 miles   

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