This trail can get long and hot in the summer, making spring an ideal hiking time. The stream needs to be crossed a couple times near the bottom of the trail. Horses use this trail heavily. Along the top of the trail, the views are quite beautiful.
Directions from Durango, Colorado: Take Florida Road (County Road 240) east out of Durango approximately 9 1/2 miles to a dirt pull-off on the left side of the road directly across from the restaurant parking lot. There are a few spaces here and other parking spaces across the road.
Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend .