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Animas River Trail

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Address: 3rd St & Durango Mall, Durango, CO
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So much family fun floating down the beautiful Animas River! Great family or afternoon adventure! Don't forget to leave 1 car down river to get your group back.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So much family fun floating down the beautiful Animas River! Great family or afternoon adventure! Don't forget to leave 1 car down river to get your group back.

Thank Colorfulsue
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the Animas River Trail. It is especially beautiful in the winter covered with snow. It goes for several miles.

Thank sjmclellan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed the scenery and visiting with people along the trail. Easy to navigate and elevations werent too challenging for us older folks. Neat bridge over the river next to fish hatchery where we parked and entered the trail.

Thank 312irac
Durango, Colorado
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love to use the river trail to walk to town and get some steps in. Very small inclines, pleasant scenery.

Thank old497
Cleveland, Oh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is a very nice trail close to the historical part of town and good for outdoor activities, walking, running and biking. It is parallel to main street and easy to get to it. The bike traffic could be heavy at time.

Thank marcopolo111
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We explored this trail along the river on our mountain bikes. You have to watch for pedestrians, there were many people walking, jogging, walking dogs, and cycling around, so not a good trail to ride hard or competitive cycling. Mostly was cement surface and other portions were asphalt. With nice views of the river and several places to even dip... More 

Thank Tomas L
Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very nice walking path. Great scenery and views. This is a nice way to get exercise and walk from 1 end of town to the other.

Thank Jenny V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

we stayed near the historic city center, and finding the trail was quick and easy. the cottonwoods and aspens were beautiful, a panorama of yellow and gold. the river splashed and burbled enough to make you feel like you were well away from the city.

Thank ElvisTaco
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I visited this trail about 6 times during my two-week stay in Durango. It is a great place for both a leisurely bike ride or a walk with the wife. This isn't the place for a fast bike ride, there are way too many people walking and jogging for someone to enjoy a competitive ride through it. This is a... More 

Thank Tyler V
Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Spent the entire morning walking along the river as it wound past quaint riverfront parks, shops, fish hatchery, schools, great library, train tracks and quiet river. Only disappointment came at we approached the raft take out area by a great children's pRk. Phew - the stink from the water treatment plant - ugh! Walk towards the other end of town... More 

Thank Jan L

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