The Lookout Mountain Trail System in Del Norte comprises 8 miles of natural surface, single track trails. The non-motorized trails are open to hikers, runners, bicyclists and equestrians and provide diverse experiences. The more difficult one-mile trail to the summit has an elevation gain of 600 feet with wonderful craggy switchbacks near the top. Its breathtaking summit view displays the entire San Luis Valley and the upper Rio Grande corridor. Midway and at the base of the mountain are nearly four miles of looping trails, which are easy to moderate in difficulty. Three more miles of trails connect Lookout Mountain to the high school and create a loop for fun hiking and biking experiences. Trails are flanked by sage, cedar, rabbit brush, four-wing saltbush, fringed sage, prickly pear cactus, yucca, grama grass, Indian paintbrush and many other wild flowers. The Linear Walking Trail is a 3,100 ft walking trail around the grassy Del Norte Community Athletic Fields. The Riverwalk Trail is situated on the Rio Grande and accessed from North Park on Spruce Street.
For more information, visit www.delnortetrails.org
Photo & Map provided by Del Norte Trails Association