Sliderock to Kennebec Pass

MODERATE 6 reviews

Sliderock to Kennebec Pass is a 6.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Durango, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

6.2 miles
1,745 feet
Out & Back

dog friendly



nature trips



wild flowers




As of August 2018, some nearby areas are closed due to the recent fires. Please contact the San Juan National Forest to determine if the route is open.

1 month ago

After hiking to the lake and back, we hiked to the pass and abandoned mine. Great weather and you could see for miles

DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS VIA C.R. 204 then 171. It is still closed after Animas Overlook due to 416/Burro Fires. Call San Juan Forest Service before you attempt. Found out the laborious and time consuming way.. Call 970-247-4874 before you go.

Cannot review trail yet : ( sadly
So bummed.

3 months ago

We began the day thinking we would drive up La Plata Canyon and hike the high line trail to Taylor Lake.....the signage isn’t great up there so we decided to follow the one sign that pointed us towards Kennebac Pass. The views were amazing and the hike is easy. Again, the signage not being great we ended up finding an abandoned mine off the trail - there was some slipper points to the mine but glad we stumbled upon this gem of a hike. We didn’t make the whole hike as we turned around after the mine and went back! It was a perfect hike for the kids 6 and 9!

6 months ago

Trail is easy to moderate depending on where you are on the trail. Gorgeous views of lakes and peaks. Amazing wildflowers all along the trail in summer.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

1 month ago