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Animas River Trail

3rd St & Durango Mall, Durango, CO
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Family Friendly Animas River Raft Trip
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“bike ride” (20 reviews)
“rented bikes” (19 reviews)
“nice walk” (15 reviews)
3rd St & Durango Mall, Durango, CO
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

The river winds through Durango and has trails, bridges, benches along the river. You can ride a bike, walk or jog along the paths. Plenty of photo opportunities along the river.

Thank kimgreen71195
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Spend part of a day while in Durango and walk this beautiful, well done, path along the Animas River. The trail too, suffers from the problems the homeless have created in Durango, but it isn't hard to pick out the bicyclists that are certainly, without...More

1  Thank Brian W
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Walking this trail is easy and beautiful. My only advice is to stick to walking it during the day. I walked it very early one morning and, while I saw a couple deer during the walk, I also encountered a couple homeless guys (as a...More

1  Thank Kim D
Reviewed 7 November 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely ride on a fall day with free bikes from the Leland House and Rochester Hotel.

Thank Anna A
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The Animas River Trail is a nice place to take a calm and peaceful walk in the Durango area. Easy access.

1  Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This trail follows the river through town, and while you are in the heart of town, you feel like you are surrounded by nature as well. Nice for an afternoon get-away. I would give it 5 stars, but there are some shady looking people hanging...More

1  Thank ColoMama33
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Walking along the colors of fall on both sides of the river trail is a very enjoyable and easy morning stroll to see downtown Durango in the eyes of nature and not as a tourist. Enjoy!

1  Thank westrain
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Went for morning runs from downtown (2 blocks) along the river. Both directions beautiful. Weather was very nice even in August.

1  Thank LaurieinNC
Reviewed 9 October 2017

You can walk along the town of Durango, a small park. There are a couple of bridges to walk over the river. Very calm, quiet, relaxing. Highly recommend

1  Thank LoveMahaulepu
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I walk the trail every morning when I am in Durango. It is very peaceful. Beware of the bears early in the morning

1  Thank irby1234
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