Things to Do
in Pagosa Springs, Colorado


Fishing in Pagosa Springs, CO

One of the most popular things to do in Pagosa Springs can be found along the beautiful waterways, fishing. The numerous rivers, lakes, and reservoirs, Pagosa Springs gives angler countless fishing opportunities. The waters are stocked with catfish, bass, perch, and pan fish. Additionally, the Pagosa Quality Fishing Project stocks the San Juan River with trout during the summer with trout weighing up to 10 pounds.

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Hiking in Pagosa Springs, CO

Colorado draws millions of visitors from all over the world to awe in the natural beauty of the mountain and lush forests every year. Stay with us at Dancing Winds Ranch and take a trip to the numerous natural beauties Colorado has to offer. Whether you’re here for a day trip or a weekend getaway, there are countless things to do.

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Skiing in Pagosa Springs

Wolf Creek Ski area is constantly adding more lifts and runs. Guests have recommended Wolf Creek time and time again for the patient and helpful instructors. From November to April, the ski area gets the most snow in Colorado making for perfect skiing and snowboarding season with snow averaging 430 inches.

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Hot Springs

Pagosa Hot Springs

An Unforgettable Colorado Attraction. Pagosa Springs is the world’s deepest geothermal hot spring aquifer, right in the heart of the San Juan Mountains. The hot spring is a must-see, unforgettable experience. For more information, please visit for pricing and schedules

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Arts & Shopping

Downtown Shopping in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Downtown Pagosa Springs offers shopping, events, and tons of family-friendly fun. Between craft beer festivals and live music events, you’re definitely going to find something fun to do in Pagosa Springs.

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Arts and Culture in Pagosa Springs

For being a small mountain town, downtown has an abundance of culture with the housing of many galleries and more popularly, the Pagosa Center for the Arts and Thingamajig Theatre Company. This award-winning production company have productions all year. Curtains-Up Pagosa, a local community theatre, also offers a variety of shows throughout the year.

Water Activites

Water Activities in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Visiting Pagosa Springs in the summer is another experience of its own. While staying at Dancing Winds, guests can head down the road to the San Juan River for some fun on the waterway. The San Juan River is easily accessible for tubing, paddle boarding, floating, tubing and whitewater rafting. And during peak weather, May through mid-June, you can kayak right into town!

Wade through the whitewater rapids in the sparkling waterway of the Piedra River. River rafting in Pagosa Springs is most popular at the Piedra River as you navigate and spin around rocks and dropping through chutes.

Things to Remember

Water levels are optimal around mid-May to late June.

Low Water Rapids = Class II or Class III

High Water Rapids = Class III+

The Piedra River has highly restricted access by the Forest Service and hiking will be necessary to move between water areas and the surrounding canyon.

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Moose Cabin

a beautiful log cabin that features 2 tone walls, hardwood floors, and complemented by plush furniture in the living room which go along with the moose theme.

Bear Cabin

A quaint log cabin that features stucco and log walls, hardwood floors and complemented by dark furniture in the living room which go along with the bear theme.

Saddle Cabin

An elegant log cabin features pine and log walls, hardwood floors, and complemented by dark leather furniture in the living room. Kick off your boots and stay awhile!

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