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Goulding Creek Trail

Difficulty Rating: Moderate
Length: 6 miles
Usage:  Due to lay out of the trail with several switchbacks, it can be biked down but is technical or hike/run up down.
System: High country
Connections: Pinkerton Flagstaff/Jones Creek

Goulding Creek Trail is especially nice in September and early October when the aspen groves are shimmering gold. It’s a moderately difficult, 6-mile round-trip hike that climbs above Hermosa Cliffs near Tamarron Resort. Three miles up the trail is a spot that offers a view into the secluded Hermosa Creek Roadless Area, one of the best elk summering grounds in Southwest Colorado.

Getting There

The trail begins about 17 miles north of Durango on the west side of Highway 550, mile north of Tamarron Resort’s entrance.



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