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Animas Mountain Trail
Durango, CO
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Ranked #18 of 28 attractions in Durango
Type: Hiking Trails, Trails
Activities: Running
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Owner description: Located in the San Juan National Forest, this eight-mile trail leads to the top of a mesa where you can get a fabulous view of the area. Separate trails for hikers/horseback riders and mountain bikers are marked with different colors.
Atlanta, Georgia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
24 attraction reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Great trail. Just keep bearing to the "right" at every possible location to complete the whole thing. Nice parking lot at the main trailhead.

You can just go about 30 or 40 minutes oneway and get great views of the town.

Visited August 2013
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Mobile, Alabama
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116 reviews 116 reviews
34 attraction reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“If you like a killer climb...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

...then this trail is for you. The climb is long and pretty rocky but worth it once you make it to the top.

Visited July 2013
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Katy, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful scenery and not crowded”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Hikes for all levels, plenty of wildlife and beautiful scenery. Walked with our dog early morning and met several like minded dog walkers and hikers. Good views of Durango.

Visited July 2013
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Dallas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Had a blast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This place a little hard to find, but it was worth the trip. We had to call several time's to finally meet up with the guide but once we did we had a great time. We rode two hour's deep in the wood's and saw some beautiful lake's. Met some nice folk's from another state and alot of fun. The only complaint we had is they need to a little more organized as they were hard to meet up with.

Visited July 2013
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Tucson
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73 reviews 73 reviews
20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Good local place to get some exercise.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Trailhead in town. Easy to park. Goes in at 6800' and summits at 8200'. BLM. Trail could be messy if wet. Forested with occasional views of the city. Early Summer mornings would be good.

Visited July 2013
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