Day Hiking

The San Juan National Forest has hundreds of trails, many within a short drive of Durango, Dolores, Mancos, Bayfield, Silverton, and Pagosa Springs. Opportunities for day hikes abound.

Hiking: Columbine

Resources to Help you Plan your Adventure

Contact the District Ranger Offices for recommendations on what hikes are best for you.

Day Hiking Areas

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities