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If you are a beginner hiker, this trail is perfect! You get the views from the top without actually... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Gotta do this.

We stayed at the Rochester Hotel and our hosts recommended this trail to us. It was fun to see... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Arvada, Colorado
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Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a beginner hiker, this trail is perfect! You get the views from the top without actually having to climb up! We parked near the golf course and went south, easy trail, watch out for bicyclists- they're crazy!

Thank KathleenGB68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Rochester Hotel and our hosts recommended this trail to us. It was fun to see the campus and it has terrific views. Easy walk from town.

Thank TravelGirl80004
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We found this trail while driving along Rim Drive. We parked the car and walked the trail. Great views of the town of Durango with benches where you can just sit and watch the city.

1  Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

This was recommended to us by our rafting guide. I really had no idea about this place as many times as I’ve been to Durango. It’s a quick drive up to Fort Lewis College from town. The views along rim drive are really quite enjoyable...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This rim trail drive is a great place to view Durango. There are several places you can park and take in the view. If you have a little free time I recommend this drive. It will only take about 30 minutes and is well worth...More

1  Thank Emilysdad73
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great app rail for beginners or if you just want to have fun. Wonderful views of the city and an area for play as well.

Thank djpetersnc
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Nice campus to visit, I wish I could afford to teach and live there! We're guessing the faculty has to live elsewhere?

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I grew up in Durango and this overlook used to be where us kids would park and neck with our dates-lol Needless to say, the view is stupendous though quite a climb even in a car. The used to have bed races down Fort Lewis...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We thank others who posted on TripAdvisor about this opportunity to overlook downtown; we would not have known about it otherwise. The route we drove from the downtown began on East College Drive, continued up hill to the traffic circle where we took the second...More

2  Thank Mike O
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Reading the reviews here we gather there is a Rim Trail hike and a scenic drive called the Campus Loop. We did the loop following Rim Drive which encircles the Fort Lewis College campus. There are nice views of Durango and surrounding mountains. You can...More

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24 April 2017|
Response from travelbug2789 |
There is a great trail along the river that is an easy walk, scenic and dog friendly.