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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Purgatory Resort 6 10 2 1
      Horse Gulch 5 18 13 3
      Overend Mountain Park 6 19 8 1
      Three Springs 14 4
      Missionary Ridge 2 11 7 1
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      487
      Trails Mountain Bike
      413
      Trails E-Bike
      92
      Trails Horse
      95
      Trails Hike
      415
      Trails Trail Running
      405
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      42
      Trails Observed Trials
      4
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      33
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      6
      Trails Downhill Ski
      19
      Trails Nordic Ski
      28
      Total Distance
      795 miles
      Total Descent
      169,921 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,544 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,914 ft
      Reports
      3,702
      Photos
      902
      Ridden Counter
      3,777

      Popular La Plata County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Twin Buttes
      Twin Buttes
      Twin Buttes: East
      Twin Buttes
      Ed & Flo
      Twin Buttes
      Cuchillo: South
      Horse Gulch
      Upper Twin Buttes: South
      Twin Buttes
      Telegraph
      Horse Gulch
      Star Wars
      Overend Mountain Park
      Upper Ed & Flo
      Twin Buttes
      Mike's Trail
      Horse Gulch
      Cliffrock Loop
      Twin Buttes
      Cowboy (Upper)
      Grandview Ridge
      Zip Line Connector
      Horse Gulch
      Upper Twin Buttes
      Twin Buttes
      Meadow Loop
      Horse Gulch
      8 Bells
      Overend Mountain Park

      La Plata County Mountain Bike Routes

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      Molas to Engineer via White Creek
      Coal Bank and Molas Pass
      24 miles
      2ndAve - Twin Buttes
      Twin Buttes
      9 miles
      Pass Creek Engineer Mountain
      Coal Bank and Molas Pass
      8 miles
      2ndAve - Intermediate Test Tracks
      Overend Mountain Park
      8 miles
      Jones, Pinkerton, Dutch, Hermosa Creek Loop
      Hermosa Creek
      19 miles
      Durango 2ndAve - Dry Fork Lollipop
      Log Chutes
      15 miles
      Elbert Creek to Dutch Creek Shuttle
      Hermosa Creek
      22 miles
      Blackhawk Pass Loop via Hermosa
      Hermosa Creek
      25 miles
      2nd Ave - Advanced Horse Gulch
      Horse Gulch
      21 miles
      2ndAve - Dry Fork / Hoffheins Loop
      Perins Peak State Wildlife Area
      8 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 69 rides
      Past Week
      • 550 rides

      Photos of La Plata County Mountain Bike

      178 |
      May 15, 2021 @ 5:53am
      May 15, 2021
      trail: Dry Fork
      108 |
      Oct 3, 2020 @ 10:37am
      Oct 3, 2020
      trail: Dry Fork
      134 |
      Sep 18, 2020 @ 4:56pm
      Sep 18, 2020
      trail: Hogsback
      753 |
      Dec 12, 2018 @ 11:07am
      Dec 12, 2018
      trail: Twin Buttes
      108 |
      Nov 3, 2018 @ 3:51pm
      Nov 3, 2018
      trail: Hogsback
      1,082 |
      Oct 16, 2018 @ 9:42pm
      Oct 16, 2018
      trail: Twin Buttes
      120 |
      Oct 29, 2017 @ 11:58am
      Oct 29, 2017
      250 |
      Oct 18, 2017 @ 3:25am
      Oct 18, 2017

      Videos of La Plata County Mountain Bike

      Perfect intro loop to Durango highcountry
      2 | May 31, 2024
      Pautskey Point and Send it!
      32 | Jul 3, 2023
      trail: Deer Creek
      | Mar 2, 2023
      The Lookout from the Telegraph Trail
      trail: Telegraph
      | Jun 30, 2022
      null
      | Jun 4, 2022
      Hermosa Creeek CX
      113 | May 17, 2022
      Bits from Haflin Creek
      208 | Oct 15, 2021
      Last romp on the Orbea
      206 | Jul 15, 2021

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Deer Creek
      Coal Bank and Molas Pass
      Jun 13, 2024 @ 9:21am
      20 hours
      Prevalent Mudjasbushey Durango Report from lower 3.25 miles. 3 down...
      Corral Draw (521)
      Hermosa Creek
      Jun 7, 2024 @ 2:35pm
      Jun 7, 2024
      Variablejasbushey Durango Some mud / snow and multiple down trees,...
      Pass Creek
      Coal Bank and Molas Pass
      Jun 7, 2024 @ 2:28pm
      Jun 7, 2024
      Snow Cover Partialjasbushey Durango Snow is still on many sections. No...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Castle Rock
      Purgatory Resort
      Jun 11, 2024 @ 2:19pm
      3 days
      Ideal jasbushey Durango
      Roaring Fork
      Hermosa Creek
      Jun 10, 2024 @ 7:26am
      Jun 10, 2024
      DryKymo
      Elbert Creek
      Hermosa Creek
      Jun 9, 2024 @ 5:09pm
      Jun 9, 2024
      Ideal Down tree on lower section. Silky saw can...jasbushey Durango
      Stagecoach
      Hermosa Creek
      Jun 9, 2024 @ 4:29pm
      Jun 9, 2024
      Ideal All clear and dry (except we got a few...nomadreet
      Beri ATV
      Vallecito Reservoir
      Jun 9, 2024 @ 2:14pm
      Jun 9, 2024
      UnknownATV/ORV/OHV B4fF2do7
      Ponderosa Path
      Bayfield
      Jun 8, 2024 @ 4:17am
      Jun 8, 2024
      Very Drydwhanson
      FS 755.A1
      Bayfield
      Jun 8, 2024 @ 4:17am
      Jun 8, 2024
      Very Drydwhanson
      FS 755.b- Gibson Road
      Bayfield
      Jun 8, 2024 @ 4:17am
      Jun 8, 2024
      Very Drydwhanson
      Cascade Creek (E)
      Coal Bank and Molas Pass
      Jun 8, 2024 @ 8:47pm
      Jun 8, 2024
      Ideal Trail is dry and clear of down trees all...nomadreet
      Westview Loop
      Log Chutes
      Jun 8, 2024 @ 6:21pm
      Jun 8, 2024
      Dry log in trail on the uphill track (right)Sage1sKIjq

      National Scenic Trails & Official Routes

      Activity Feed

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      gradyjamescommentreportactivity #54099136
      Jun 13, 2024 @ 7:58pm
      9 hours
      mtbwandererriddentrailactivity #54087711 and 2 more
      Jun 13, 2024 @ 3:40pm
      13 hours
      mtbwandereraddtrailactivity #54087672 and 2 more
      Jun 13, 2024 @ 3:39pm
      13 hours
      mtbwandererriddentrailactivity #54087082 and 4 more
      Jun 13, 2024 @ 3:23pm
      14 hours
      mtbwandereraddtrailactivity #54087038 and 5 more
      Jun 13, 2024 @ 3:22pm
      14 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      gradyjamesreportElbert CreekCleared today
      Jun 13, 2024 @ 7:58pm
      9 hours
      TCbikingtrailChurch CampSome fun loose sections for mtbs
      Jun 11, 2024 @ 7:59pm
      2 days
      OliviahochtrailDrop OverStill so much glass on the trail
      Jun 9, 2024 @ 12:38pm
      Jun 9, 2024
      ccasanova108trailHermosa CreekAbout a 4 mile section if downed tress
      Jun 8, 2024 @ 3:57pm
      Jun 8, 2024
      jasbusheytrailRed CreekI like your argument, so I've updated it.
      Jun 7, 2024 @ 2:19pm
      Jun 7, 2024

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike413665 miles141,634 ft352 miles6,089 ft
      8873,6875287,518
      E-Bike92212 miles34,957 ft105 miles5,279 ft
      32,25511,284
      Horse95312 miles57,999 ft156 miles6,470 ft
      9439
      Hike414746 miles150,640 ft375 miles6,545 ft
      123,668225,279
      Trail Running405718 miles147,638 ft366 miles6,545 ft
      3,646226,322
      Dirtbike/Moto42153 miles29,472 ft86 miles5,279 ft
      78021
      Observed Trials46 miles620 ft2 miles351 ft
      5712
      ATV/ORV/OHV33112 miles17,425 ft57 miles5,279 ft
      7166
      Snowmobile34 miles358 ft2 miles223 ft
      301
      Snowshoe614 miles384 ft3 miles4,472 ft
      82119
      Downhill Ski199 miles7,060 ft8 miles1,716 ft
      222,714
      Nordic Ski2820 miles636 ft4 miles4,367 ft
      821,023
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