Hike the Animas Mountain Trail

5.9 Miles Round Trip - 1535 ft gain - Loop Trail

Animas Mountain Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

The Animas Mountain Trail is perfect for intermediate hikers who want their effort to be rewarded with wonderful views. The Animas Mountain Trail is located in the San Juan National Forest near Durango, Colorado. The trail features a phenomenal forest setting, and is rated as moderate. The trail is open to dogs and is shared by trail runners.

The Animas Mountain Trail is a 6 mile loop trail, easily accessible from town, and best used from March until October. In the early spring and late fall, it is advised to bring YakTrax or similar in case there are icy patches on the trail. 

Photos: Granger Meador

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Fitness
Rock Climbing
Photography
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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5.9 Miles
1535 ft elevation gain
Loop Trail

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