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San Miguel River Trail

Hike, Bike, Run or Walk

The San Miguel River Trail follows the San Miguel River through the length of the town of Telluride. This is the perfect strolling and jogging path with unbeatable views of the box canyon. 

Distance: 4.25 miles one way
Difficulty: Easy
Elevation Gain: 170 feet
Time: Stroll, bike, jog, enjoy!


The trail can be accessed throughout the town of Telluride. Follow the trail east to connect with the Idarado Mining Legacy Trail that includes signs explaining Telluride's mining heritage. You can follow the trail east as far as the Pandora Mill and the base of the road to Bridal Veil Falls. To the west, the trail clings to the hillside as it extends across the Telluride Valley Floor trail, ending at Highway 145.

More Information: For additional details and an interactive map, click here.