Trails Near Montrose, CO

Basin Trail

Basin Trail is a 8.7 mile point to point trail located near Telluride, Colorado and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking and is accessible from July until October.


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  • 8.7 miles
  • Telluride, CO

Bear Creek Preserve Trail

Bear Creek Preserve Trail is a 2.3 mile trail located near Telluride, Colorado. The trail offers a number of activity options.


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  • 2.3 miles
  • Telluride, CO

Buck Trail/Bushwack

Buck Trail/Bushwack is a 5.7 mile loop trail located near Montrose, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from April until November. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.


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  • 5.7 miles
  • Montrose, CO

Colorado Trail

This beautiful section of the Colorado Trail is entirely near or above treeline and runs 23 miles from Molas Pass to Bolam Pass. It is great for short out and back hikes/bike rides or you can do the whole thing and link up with many other trails in the area. Open to dogs and horses.


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  • 23 miles
  • Silverton, CO

Coonskin/Telluride Trail

Coonskin great views rocky parts some uphill. Telluride. Straight down rocky. More great views. Mountain bikes are allowed on the Coonskin Loop, but are not allowed to ride to Telluride via the Telluride Trail.


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  • 3.22 miles
  • Telluride, CO

Courthouse Mountain

Courthouse Mountain is a 3.6 mile out and back trail located near Ridgway, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is rated as difficult offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • 3.6 miles
  • Ridgway, CO

Deep Creek Trail

Deep Creek Trail is a 6.5 mile point-to-point trail located near Telluride, Colorado that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.


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  • 6.5 miles
  • Telluride, CO

Doctors Park

This is an amazing downhill on the Doctors Park section of the Colorado Trail. Ride it as a shuttle or a long loop by pedaling 8 miles up the Spring Creek Road from CO Rd 742. Turn right on the double track crossing the creek. Stay right as you climb to the Colorado Trail/Doctors Park trailhead.


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  • 18.3 miles
  • Crested Butte, CO

Eider Creek

Eider Creek is a 2 mile out and back trail located near Telluride, Colorado that features a waterfall. The trail is rated as difficult offers a number of activity options. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.


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  • 2 miles
  • Telluride, CO

Engineer Mountain Trail

This trail starts near the bottom of Coal Bank Pass on the Durango side. It climbs steadily through aspens and pine trees, and traverses under the East Face of Engineer Mountain. After a brief descent, it continues to climb north until it ends at the Colorado Trail to the west of Molas Pass.


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  • 10 miles
  • Silverton, CO

Galloping Goose

Galloping Goose is a 29.4 mile out and back trail located near Telluride, Colorado and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking and is accessible year-round. In the winter parts of it are groomed for x-country skiing.


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  • 29.4 miles
  • Telluride, CO

Hinsdale County: Uncompahgre Peak

Hinsdale County: Uncompahgre Peak is a 15.6 mile out and back trail located near Lake City, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • 15.6 miles
  • Lake City, CO

Jurassic Trail

This short trail takes you through a beautiful aspen stand from The Peaks Resort Hotel down to Big Billies and the Meadows. It consists of nice smooth single track with some fast flowing sections.


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  • 1.5 miles
  • Telluride, CO

Liberty Cap Trail

From the Wildwood Trailhead on the East side of Colorado National Monument you have to climb the mesa fast via switchbacks that climb the wall quickly.


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  • 6 miles
  • Whitewater, CO

Monument Canyon Trail

Over it's 6.8 miles Monument Canyon gains approximately 1500 feet in elevation, most of that elevation change is divided between the first mile from the upper trail head and the last two miles. Ample opportunity for amazing views and wildlife watching.


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  • 6.8 miles
  • Whitewater, CO

Mount Sneffels (Classic Route) - Yankee Boy Basin (Ouray)

Mount Sneffels - Classic Route - Access from Yankee Boy Basin Upper Trailhead


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  • 2.5 miles
  • Ridgway, CO

Pass And Coal Creek Loop

Pass and Coal Creek Loop is a 7 mile loop trail located near Silverton, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.


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  • 7 miles
  • Silverton, CO

Pass Trail To Engineer Mtn Trail

Ride 2.5 miles up the Pass Trail from Coal Bank Pass until you reach the Engineer Mtn Trail. If you want, ditch your bike here and take a quick scramble to the summit of Engineer Mtn. Return to your bike for a 6 mile, nearly 4000 foot descent to the trailhead near Cascade Creek and highway 550.


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  • 9.1 miles
  • Silverton, CO

Prospect Trail

Prospect Trail is a 8.7 mile loop trail located near Telluride, Colorado that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.


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  • 8.7 miles
  • Telluride, CO

Ridge Trail

This trail starts near the bottom of the gondola in Mountain Village, and snakes through a beautiful aspen forest to the top of the gondola. You can ride the free gondola back down, hike back down the Ridge Trail, or connect to one of the many other trails at the top of the gondola.


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  • 2.94 miles
  • Telluride, CO

Ridgway Area Trails

This is a series of short trails and loops collectively named the Ridgway Area Trails (RAT). The loops consist of both singletrack and dirt road, and there are constantly new trails being added. Riding the whole network is currently about 10 miles and 800 vertical feet.


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  • Ridgway, CO

Rock Of Ages Trail To Wilson Peak

This new trail restores legal access to Wilson Peak from the Silver Pick Basin side. It is now the easiest way to climb the peak, with about 9.25 miles round trip, and 3800 vertical feet.


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  • 9.3 miles
  • Placerville, CO

The Colorado Trail: Bolam Pass Road To Hotel Draw

The Colorado Trail: Bolam Pass Road to Hotel Draw is a 10.9 mile point-to-point trail located near Silverton, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from June until November.


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  • 10.9 miles
  • Silverton, CO

Trail 401

Long climb but not too steep, followed by a long fast descent on singletrack through amazing wildflowers. The trail tops out above treeline for some of the best views on any mountain biking trail.


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  • 14.5 miles
  • Crested Butte, CO

Wasatch Trail

Wasatch Trail is a 15.4 mile loop trail located near Telluride, Colorado that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced outdoorsmen. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.


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  • 15.4 miles
  • Telluride, CO

Wilson Mesa Trail

Wilson Mesa Trail is a 6.6 mile trail located near Telluride, Colorado and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, mountain biking, and motor cycling. It is accessible from May until November.


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  • 6.6 miles
  • Ophir, CO

Wilson Peak Via Navajo Basin

Hike the famous Wilson Peak (Coors Beer Label) from Navajo basin. This approach is slightly longer than the standard route, but much less crowded and makes a great backpacking trip. Navajo Lake is a beautiful camp spot. This is the best approach if you also wish to climb Mt Wilson and El Diente.


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  • 17 miles
  • Dunton, CO

Yankee Boy Basin

Yankee Boy Basin is a 19.2 mile out and back trail located near Ouray, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until November. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.


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  • 19.2 miles
  • Ouray, CO


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