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The Best Hiking in Bayfield

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Top hiking spots in and near Bayfield

  • Bayfield, Colorado

    Sauls Creek Trail

    5.38 mi / 561 ft gain
    Sauls Creek Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Bayfield, Colorado.
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  • Durango, Colorado

    First Fork Trail

    3.19 mi / 751 ft gain
    First Fork Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Durango, Colorado.
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Hike the First Fork/Red Creek Loop

    9.8 mi / 2195 ft gain
    Leaving from Durango, head north on Florida Road/CR 240. From the intersection with County Road 250 (the last stoplight), drive about 8 miles until you reach Colvig Summer Camp. Turn northwest here. The road will soon narrow and turn to dirt - continue straight. 1 mile further, there will be a la...
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Spur Line Trail

    4.73 mi / 377 ft gain
    Spur Line Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Durango, Colorado.
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Sale Barn - South Rim - Cowboy Loop

    10.61 mi / 1119 ft gain
    Sale Barn - South Rim - Cowboy Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Durango, Colorado.
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  • Archuleta County, Colorado

    Hike to the Piedra River Hot Springs

    4.7
    3 mi
    About a 45 minute drive east of Durango, sits the trailhead for the Piedra River Hot Springs. This free use, natural hot spring on the Piedra River has several 100 degree pools. The springs are accessible via a 3 mile roundtrip hike, often with wildlife sightings along the way. The hike to the ho...
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Meadow Loop via Horse Gulch Trail

    3.38 mi / 482 ft gain
    Meadow Loop via Horse Gulch Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Florissant, Colorado.
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  • Pagosa Springs, Colorado

    Sheep Creek Hot Springs

    3.27 mi / 1024 ft gain
    Sheep Creek Hot Springs is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a hot springs located near Bayfield, Colorado.
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Chapman Hill Loop

    1.91 mi / 289 ft gain
    Chapman Hill Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Durango, Colorado.
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Smelter Mountain Trail

    3.79 mi / 1306 ft gain
    Smelter Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Durango, Colorado.
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Animas Mountain Trail

    5.8 mi / 1506 ft gain
    Animas Mountain Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Durango, Colorado.
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Hike the Animas Mountain Trail

    5.9 mi / 1535 ft gain
    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. This trail is located in the San Juan National Forest nea...
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Mountain Bike in Dalla Mountain Park

    4 mi
    The Dalla Park shares a trailhead and parking lot with the Animas Mountain trail, frequently used for hiking and trail running. There is plenty of room in this lot, as well as several picnic tables. Immediately after crossing through the gate, the trail divides. The bike park takes up the south a...
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Sailing Hawks Loop

    2.5 mi / 449 ft gain
    Sailing Hawks Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Durango, Colorado.
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  • Durango, Colorado

    Soaring Hawks

    3.46 mi / 515 ft gain
    Soaring Hawks is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Durango, Colorado.
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  • Bayfield, Colorado

    Pine River Trail to Weminuche Trail

    27.91 mi / 3369 ft gain
    Pine River Trail to Weminuche Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Creede, Colorado.
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