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Address: 25th Street, Durango, CO 81301
Phone Number: 970-385-2950
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Spanning some 500 miles from Denver to Durango, this path crosses many...

Spanning some 500 miles from Denver to Durango, this path crosses many different elevations and environments, including eight mountain ranges, seven national forests, six wilderness areas and five river systems, making it one of the most fascinating and scenic trails in the state.

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Morning Hike to Gudy's Rest

Looking for some exercise, we hiked from the trail head near Junction Creek Campground to Gudy's Rest. The first 1.5 miles or so generally follows the creek and is a pretty easy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for some exercise, we hiked from the trail head near Junction Creek Campground to Gudy's Rest. The first 1.5 miles or so generally follows the creek and is a pretty easy walk through a shaded gulch until you reach the bridge over the creek. If you look up and to your left during this section you can get a... More 

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Hartsburg, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only hiked about a mile and a half up, had to turn back due to storm clouds, but I guess if you live in Durango this Is a good hike. I though it just ok, a walk amongst weedy trees and brush and lot of canine excrement. Some pine type trees further up. OK for some exercise but that's... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Great place four a bike ride or hike. Can be difficult but worth the trip. Beautiful scenery. Worth the effort. Stop off in Durango for a great dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

I've not hiked the entire trail but I have volunteered with the Colorado Trail Foundation to rebuild existing sections of the trail and to build new trail? My most recent contribution was to work on the new Collegiate West route that should be open in another few years. Over several summers, I've also worked on the Cataract Ridge reroute between... More 

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Marion, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

5 of our group thru hiked the CO trail, 486 miles, 33 days. What a positive life changing experience!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

The Colorado Trail is convenient town and can easily be reached from 25th St. I have walked the first few miles through beautiful green forested area which parallels a stream. The walk is relatively easy with a few gentle rides and dips. You have to watch out for mtn bikers and their dogs, It is well worth the walk with... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Good parking and hiking right by the creek side. Absolutely lovely. Restroom in the parking lot. A must do event.

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Accessed from the Junction Creek trailhead, this excursion offers incredible views and a delightful outdoor experience for hikers and mountain bikers. Many enthusiasts take it all the way to Denver!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

I walk up there a lot from my house and enjoy the scenery and people. Mountain bikes. People either beginning or conquering their hike. Most just enjoying nature with their family.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

My husband and I come here every year and are still as impressed as the first time we came. The scenery is beautiful and the snow-capped mountains are stunning. We love it here so much.

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