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“Enjoyable” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Animas River Trail

Animas River Trail
3rd St & Durango Mall, Durango, CO
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Ranked #5 of 28 Attractions in Durango
Type: Trails
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Phoenix, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Enjoyable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

the River Trail is July was picture perfect weather and scenery with benches along the way for resting and relaxing while watching the river run and the rafters pass by. Interesting things to see and do along the way.

Visited July 2014
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Lafayette, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“wonderful way to spend a day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

You can ride or walk this paved trial. It loops around the through Durango. There are interesting places to sit and watch the river and wildlife and catch a picnic.

Visited July 2014
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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Nice trail for a bit of exercise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

For a change of pace during our SW road trip, we rented bikes (at Pedal the Peaks, they were super nice & efficient) and rode almost to the end of the trail & back from near Albertson's. It's was lovely, safe and easy to follow the trail. We were in the area to visit Mesa Verde NP but we loved Durango and ended up spending an extra day in the area. Afterward, we went rafting with Durango Rafting, which was also tons of fun.

Visited June 2014
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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“beautiful trail”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

enjoyed running and biking the trail right along the river. Lots of shade and nice views. Historical markers on the trail were fun to stop and read.

Visited July 2014
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California
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24 attraction reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Bike it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is a tree-lined, 6-mile path along the Animas River. It is so awesome. There are many restaurants and attractions to stop at on your journey. For extra fun, you can rent bikes (we used Mile High Rentals which is close to the path). This was a highlight of our trip in Durango.

Visited June 2014
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