DISTANCE
8.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,991 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

hiking

mountain biking

forest

lake

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

Great trail with great views. Not too heavily trafficked on a Friday morning. Down by the river I got to watch the train from Durango to Silverton come by. The return hike is tough as its mostly uphill, but altogether a real fun hike. It took me maybe 4 hours with 20 minutes spent by the river.