Top Spots

Ella Vita, Hogsback, and Slime Gulch Loop

Durango, Colorado

3.4 mi / 922 ft gain

Meadow Loop via Horse Gulch Trail

Durango, Colorado

3.38 mi / 482 ft gain

Chapman Hill Loop

Durango, Colorado

1.91 mi / 289 ft gain

Smelter Mountain Trail

Durango, Colorado

3.79 mi / 1306 ft gain

Mountain Bike in Dalla Mountain Park

Durango, Colorado

4 mi

Animas Mountain Trail

Durango, Colorado

5.8 mi / 1506 ft gain

Sailing Hawks Loop

Durango, Colorado

2.5 mi / 449 ft gain

Hike the Animas Mountain Trail

Durango, Colorado

5.9 mi / 1535 ft gain

Soaring Hawks

Durango, Colorado

3.46 mi / 515 ft gain

Places to stay

Durango, Colorado

Florida Campground (Co)

Durango, Colorado

Haviland Lake Campground

Bayfield, Colorado

Graham Creek Campground

Bayfield, Colorado

Pine Point Campground

Mancos, Colorado

Transfer Group Campground

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

Morefield Campground

From $33 / night

Guides and stories

Visiting Old Friends

Sarah Ortegon

Beautiful Lodging in America’s Most Unique National Park

The Outbound Collective

10 Photos of Mesa Verde National Park's Stunning Landscape

The Outbound Collective

Why You Should Explore These Incredible Cliff Dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park

Christin Healey

6 Amazing Adventures in Mesa Verde National Park

Haley Baker

The Quietest Ski Town: Silverton, Colorado

Holly Mandarich

Quick links