Trails 2000

Based in Durango, Colorado, Trails 2000 is a 501c3 organization that builds and maintains trails; educates trail users and encourages connectivity on road, path and trail.
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Trail Conditions

December 2, 2018: We are just transferring over to the Winter Trail Conditions report and rely on your trail reports to keep this updated. Please email us your trail report updates. The local trails are in fine shape to ride and hike, in addition to the updates to the Winter Trail Report.

If you have updates to share or can’t find what you are looking for, please drop us an email, and we will make the necessary updates. Photos and more information can be found on Facebook. We appreciate all of your help in keeping this report accurate.

Trail Reporters click here (If you’re interested in becoming a trail reporter, please contact us)

closedClosed Trails
goodGood to go!
fairFair conditions - muddy or wet spots
poorPoor or severe conditions - Use discouraged

Winter Trail Conditions Report - Updated Dec. 8, 2018



Trails for Fat Biking, Running, Showshoeing, or skiing (if groomed for Skate)

La Plata CanyonGood
Junction Creek RoadGoodCompacted all the way to Kennebec for touring skiing, fat biking and snowmobiles.
Boggy DrawFairJust getting snow: 11/30
Horse GulchGoodRoad and Meadow are packed down
Dalla Mountain ParkFairRoad is packed down
Overend Mountain ParkFairFrozen in AM; ice in AM
Hidden Valley loop packed down
Smelter MountainFairSmelter Mountain Trail: foot traffic only, open daily from 10 a.m. to 2. p.m. No dogs.
Purgatory Nordic CenterCLOSED
SilvertonFairJust getting snow: 11/30; nordic loop not groomed
Missionary RidgeFairNot groomed or packed yet; just getting snow 11/30
Colorado TrailFairFrozen early am; packed down up to Gudy's

Nordic Skiing Areas

Hillcrest golf courseClosed
Vallecito Closed
Chicken Creek/MancosClosed
Priest Lake-TellurideFairCat Groomed 12. 7 fair/early season conditions
Trout Lake-TellurideGoodVery good conditions according to TNAGroomer

Trail Conditions Report -Dec 2, 2018




Photos *Click once to enlarge
Animas Mountain-Upper LoopClosedDec. 1 to April 15
Big CanyonClosed
Carbon JunctionClosed
Perins PeakClosed
Sale BarnClosedDec 1 seasonal wildlife closure

Trail Network:


Spur Line Trails (at Three Springs)FairHwy 160 towards Mercy Hospital; turn right at first round about and follow Wilson Gulch to the Spurline Trailhead.
Animas Mountain-Lower Loop FairSnow compacted by hikers and fat bikers on most of lower loop
Dalla Mountain Park: FairRoad snow covered and packed down
Horse Gulch TrailsFair
Overend Mountain Park at Elle VitaFair
Twin ButtesFair
ShockerFair Shocker is the down trail from Powerline
TalkerFair Talker is the uphill from Powerline

Grandview Ridge Trail System



Durango Dog ParkFair
Skyline TrailFair
Smelter MountainFairOpen ONLY 10a-2p for seasonal closure and no dogs
Upper Twin Buttes TrailsClosed
Lower Colorado Trail to Gudys Rest (Junction Creek)Fair
Dry ForkFairTrail open but access only from lower Junction
Hofheins TrailFair
Log ChutesFair
Fairhiking and fat biking
Engineer Mountain TrailFairhiking
Andrews LakeGoodungroomed metal edged cross country skiing
Haviland/Chris ParkFair
Gravel Rides: Texas CreekGood
CLOSED Gates See Comments to the RightCLOSEDHermosa Park # 578
Crowbar Creek # 755
East Vallecito #603
Fosset Gulch # 613
Lange Canyon # 132
Relay Station # 743
Sauls Creek # 608
Turkey Creek # 615A
Beaver Meadows # 135 upper @ Moonlick Road, 9.5 Haviland Lake # 671
First Notch # 620 upper @ 7.1 miles
Junction Creek # 171 upper @ Animas Overlook
Little Molas # 584
Middle Mountain # 724 @ Berri Park
Missionary Ridge # 682 @ 6.8 miles
Spring Creek # 537
Beaver Meadows # 135 lower @ Ute Park Road, 2.6 miles
First Notch # 620 lower @ highway
Junction Creek # 171 lower @ first CT trailhead
Red Creek # 599
East Florida # 596/597

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