Animas River Trail ( ART ) - Durango is a 7.21 mile one way hike with 215 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 4 miles south-southeast of Durango Colorado. October and May are the best months to enjoy this hike.
The Animas River Trail (ART), a hard surface shared-use path, is the centerpiece of the city’s trail system. It stretches nearly 7 miles through Durango’s Animas River Greenway. The ART serves as the spine of the city’s overall trail network and provides easy access to a variety of parks, open spaces and natural surface trails; the community recreation center, the public library, downtown Durango, neighborhoods and schools.
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.