Snowshoeing Trails in Durango

Snowshoeing is a fun winter activity that needs no special skills and can be enjoyed at any pace. If you can walk, then you will be able to strap on a pair of snowshoes and head out into a Winter wonderland around Durango. It’s a perfect activity for the whole family.

Trails to Explore By Snowshoe Around Durango

If you want to explore the trails on your own, Durango has a huge network of established nature and hiking trails that are perfect for snowshoeing. These trails include both ungroomed and groomed ones across a variety of terrains. 

Our Favorite Snowshoeing Trails:

With so many places to snowshoe around Durango, it’s hard to narrow down a place to go! Luckily, we’re making it easy for you. Here are some of our favorite snowshoeing trails around Durango:

  • Durango Nordic Center

  • County Road 124 in La Plata Canyon

  • The Rim Trail on the Fort Lewis College campus

  • Cascade Creek and Cascade Canyon

  • Colorado Trail from Junction Creek

  • Colorado Trail from Molas Pass

  • Hermosa Creek trail

  • Around Vallecito Lake

  • Around Andrews Lake

  • Church Camp trail

  • Meadow Loop trail in Horse Gulch

Download a map of snowshoeing trails around Durango below.

Snowshoe Tours

If you have never been snowshoeing before, joining a tour is a great way to learn just how much fun this sport can be, and how beautiful the forest trails are in deep winter. Purgatory Resort offers beautiful tours in the San Juans led by amazing Naturalist guides.