|What to do in Pagosa Springs
- www.WolfCreekSki.com - They are well known for having the Most Snow in Colorado. It's a great website with lots of up to date information.
- www.HorseBackRiding.com - Horseback riding is awesome. We have used these folks a couple of times and they are great.
- Hot air balooning - we gave our parents a hot air baloon ride for their anniversary a few years ago and they loved it.
- We are very avid fisherman and hunters. We don't post our secret spots on this website, but if you stay in on of our rentals, we will share many very helpful tips with you.
- Pagosa is obviously quite famous for their hot springs that are right on the beautiful Piedra River. You pay to $15 to go in any of their 18 pools with temperatures range from 83 - 114 or we can tell you how to go 'local style' by gong across the river and try a couple free pools on the other side of the river.
- If you or your kids like swimming, it is worth the trip to Durango to go to their indoor community pool with a huge 40 foot indoor slide and huge shallow kiddie area and a full sized olympic pool and much, much more. It has a climbing wall, weights and other workout equipment, and other facilities. A recreation center day pass, which includes all the facilities at the center, costs $4 for adults 18 to 54, $3 for kids 4 to 17 and adults 55 and up, and is free for children under 4. Durango Community Recreation Center, 2700 Main Ave.
- Family: Hog's Breath Saloon and Restaurant, Ramon's, Chile Mountain Cafe, Shanghai Chinese.
- Fine Dining: Isabel's, Greenhouse, JJ's Upstream, Old Miner Steak House
- Internet cafes: library is free
- Baby sitters: Recreation Center
- Grocery stores: City Market, Joy's Natural Food Store.
- Ski report: www.WolfCreekSki.com
- Healthcare: Pagosa Family Medicine
- Real estate: www.pagosa.com
- Wolf Creek ski area, the Pagosa Hot Springs, local golfing, the Durango/Silverton narrow gauge railroad, Mesa Verde National Park, and several national wilderness areas are some of the nearby local attractions.
- Available activities include fishing, skiing, horseback riding, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, river rafting, tennis, rock climbing, wildlife viewing, snowmobile, sightseeing, fine dining, southwest cuisine, and lots more.
- Use of the nearby indoor heated recreation pool and recreation center is also available for a nominal fee.
Pagosa Springs is a mountain community in Southwest Colorado offering 320 days of sunshine a year, beautiful scenery including mountains, lakes and waterfalls, lots of outdoor recreation, winter sports, and much more.
There is much to do to keep busy. The house is located within one-hundred feet of the 1.8 million acre San Juan National Forest. Fishing can be done in the lakes with a Pagosa Lakes fishing permit available at the recreation center for a small fee.
Lakes include rainbow trout, brown trout, largemouth bass, perch, and others. River fishing is available in town on the San Juan River. The quality waters of the San Juan below Navajo Lake is world renowned for the incredible trout fly fishing. Trophy hunting is available in the San Juans.
Wolf Creek Ski area boasts the "MOST SNOW IN COLORADO" with an average of over 600 inches per year! Come play up in the mountains and stay in the middle of it all in Pagosa Springs. You will not want to leave.