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.
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.
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.
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.