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Address: Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
Activities: Running

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Great way to start or end a day

I've been on this trail a bit while visiting my son and his wife, and it always is a great way to see a sunrise or sunset. The mountain biking here is not too tough, so anyone can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2014
Charlie S
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Madison, Connecticut
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Madison, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I've been on this trail a bit while visiting my son and his wife, and it always is a great way to see a sunrise or sunset. The mountain biking here is not too tough, so anyone can enjoy it, and as the world's worst technical mountain biker, I can attest to this. As a hike, there's some pretty stuff... More 

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Foht Wuth, TX
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Very scenic views of the town, the mountains, and even met a little deer in the parking lot. Got some great pictures.

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Austin, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

You can drive up to Fort Lewis College and sit around the edge of the trail (there are benches in several spots) and watch the sun set on the mountains and Durango below. It was so pleasant, we actually went up 2 nights in a row. We have fairly little kids, so we didn't actually hike the trail, just enjoyed... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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126 reviews 126 reviews
79 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A short, steep, narrow trail from 5th street up to the Fort Lewis College campus...Beautiful views of town and the mountains...IF you go at night definitely take a flashlight and strongly suggested as well is a hiking staff. A good place to watch the 4th of July fireworks...

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Lafayette, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

this is a great ride with plenty to see and a mountain bike park at the top to practise your skills!

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Illinois
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112 reviews 112 reviews
26 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

You can hike up the Nature Trail which starts at the corner of E. 6th Avenue and 10th Street in Durango. At the top of the nature trail, you will be right beside the Ft Lewis campus chapel and the view is to die for!! Or, if you aren't up for a 20 minute hike, just drive up to the... More 

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Durango
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The trail systems in Durango are outstanding, and this particular one is great for both mountain biking and hiking. The views of the town are awesome at the top.

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Durango, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

A beautiful hike from 5th Avenue to the top of the Rim close to Fort Lewis campus...wonderful views of the town, some steep, narrow ledges to negotiate...

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Denver, CO
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Close to town, easy to find and WOW what views! Nice for a bike ride or a walk/hike on the road or trail. Bring a snack and water if you're on foot. I biked it and it was almost better to walk as I was stopping often. Worth the time to check out

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Atlanta, GA
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199 reviews 199 reviews
58 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2011

If you have a car while in Durango, take the time to drive the Rim Road and stop along the way to soak in the amazing vistas. the college itself is quite pretty and the grounds are gorgeous.

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