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Best trails in Dolores

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Looking for a great trail near Dolores, Colorado? AllTrails has 12 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Mesa Verde National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Hawkins Preserve or McPhee Recreation Area. Ready for some activity? There are 7 moderate trails in Dolores ranging from 7.1 to 13.4 miles and from 6,975 to 11,335 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Dolores
Top trails (12)
#1 - Navajo Lake Trail
San Juan National Forest
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 5 h 20 m
Navajo Lake Trail is a 9.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Dolores, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and horses anShow more
#2 - Boggy Draw Trail
San Juan National Forest
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 3 h 44 m
Boggy Draw Trail is a 8.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dolores, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trShow more
#3 - Priest Gulch and Highline Driveway Loop Trail
San Juan National Forest
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Length: 15.6 mi • Est. 8 h 56 m
Priest Gulch and Highline Driveway Loop Trail is a 15.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Dolores, Colorado that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of Show more
#4 - Bean Canyon Trail
San Juan National Forest
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Length: 13.4 mi • Est. 6 h 14 m
This is one of the most popular loops at Boggy Draw. Riding counterclockwise, you get a long, fast, twisty and flowing descent, followed by a short steep climb back to the car. Great views of the WiShow more
#5 - Ryman Trail
San Juan National Forest
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 23 m
Ryman Trail is a 7.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dolores, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkiShow more
#6 - Bear Creek Trail
San Juan National Forest
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Length: 27.6 mi • Est. Multi-day
Bear Creek Trail is a 27.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Dolores, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. ThShow more
#7 - Stoner Mesa Trail to Twin Spring
San Juan National Forest
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Length: 11.5 mi • Est. 4 h 52 m
Stoner Mesa Trail to Twin Spring is a 11.5 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Dolores, Colorado that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number oShow more
#8 - McPhee Overlook via House Creek Campground
McPhee Recreation Area
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
McPhee Overlook via House Creek Campground is a 7.1 mile out and back trail located near Dolores, Colorado that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options.Show more
#9 - Grindstone Loop Trail
San Juan National Forest
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 5 h 52 m
Grindstone Loop Trail is a 9.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Dolores, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#10 - Rough Canyon Trail
San Juan National Forest
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 5 h 18 m
Rough Canyon Trail is a 9.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Dolores, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
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