Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Durango area


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Durango, Colorado

Durango Colorado map area

Durango, Colorado


Animas River Trail

Florida Road Multi-Use Path

Three Springs Multi-Use Path


Regional Trails

Durango is located in La Plata County in Southwestern Colorado. The city is situated along the Animas River at the base of the La Plata Mountains. The beautiful Animas River Valley sits to the north with its dramatic red cliffs and lovely green valley floor. In the distance, the peaks of the San Juan Mountains are seen on the northern horizon. Durango is home to the Durango and Siverton Narrow Gauge Railroad that has authentic narrow gauge trains that travel through the valley and wind through the San Juans to reach the historic town of Silverton. Durango has a historic old west downtown area with shops and restaurants and is home to Fort Lewis College.

Durango has an exceptional recreational trail that travels through much of the city called the Animas River Trail. There are also walking paths up on the mesa above the city near Fort Lewis College. These trails along the rim of the mesa allow for views out over the historic city and have nice views of the La Plata Mountains and the Animas River Valley.

Animas River Trail

The Animas River Trail is a 7.5-mile long paved pathway that follows the route of the river through most of the Durango area. The trail starts 2.5 miles to the north of the downtown area. The trail follows the river which takes a loop just west of the downtown area. The trail then heads to the south side of Durango. This section is less congested and has fewer road crossings. Trail users will be delighted with the views of the surrounding rocky cliffs and the groves of cottonwoods and willows along the waterway.

Read more about the Animas River Trail

Florida Road Multi-Use Path

Florida Road has a 2-mile long multi-use paved pathway that spans between E. 3rd Avenue and County Road 250.

Three Springs Multi-Use Path

The Three Springs Multi-Use Path is a paved pathway that wanders through the residential neighborhood along Three Springs Boulevard for over 1.5 miles. This neighborhood is located to the north of Highway 160 and east of the intersection with Highway 550.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in Durango, Colorado.

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