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Stories and Tips Pagosa Springs

The Hot Springs of Pagosa Springs

Written by johnstravels on 28 May, 2006

There are naturally occurring mineral hot springs located in Colorado. Pagosa Springs is a primary location. The springs are diverted into different pools and temperatures controlled by adding cold water. The starting temperature of the water is 145°F and is cooled down to between 98°F…Read More

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Pagosa Springs colorful fall visit

Written by The Boldens on 02 Mar, 2005

The was our second trip to Pagosa Springs, CO. The first was a family Christmas trip. This trip was for Mom and Dad to relax. And we had a wonderfully relaxing time. The first two days, we relaxed and did nothing.…Read More

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Williams Lake Reservoir

Written by willow on 19 Nov, 2000

The lake is located 23 miles north of Pagosa Springs on Piedra Road. This all-weather road winds through first residential areas then private ranches before crossing the Piedra River and reaching the 343 acre reservoir. We were told at our resort that 3…Read More

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Wolf Creek Pass

Written by willow on 19 Nov, 2000

U.S. 160 north of Pagosa Springs offers spectacular mountain scenery. The elevation climbs 900 feet as you ride from ponderosa pine through open grassy meadows along the San Juan River to aspen and then spruce-fir stands. The aspen were golden yellow and the…Read More

Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railway

Written by davidtraill on 07 Feb, 2005

About an hour from Pagosa Springs (for visitors to Wolf Creek) and in the heart of downtown Durango (for Purgatory visitors), visitors can climb aboard a historic railroad that goes deep into the scenic territory of southwest Colorado. When we visited in January, the observation cars…Read More

Mesa Verde National Park - Indian Ruins

Written by davidtraill on 07 Feb, 2005

About an hour and a half outside Pagosa Springs, visitors will reach the Mesa Verde National Park, run by the National Park Service. Once past the gate, travellers will be confronted with a twisted, windy road that takes visitors past intentional and unintentional scenic…Read More

Friendly Pagosa Springs

Written by the downers on 13 Sep, 2004

When we unpacked our fishing poles, we realized that one of them was missing the handle. We looked in the phone book and located a sporting goods store in town. At the store, the owner found a spare handle and a nut to…Read More

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Christmas in the snow.

Written by The Boldens on 11 Jan, 2003

My family wanted to spend Christmas with snow, being from central Texas and not getting any "White Christmas" times to remember. At Pagosa Springs we enjoyed a wonderful Christmas complete with snow. The accommodations were luxurious. The resort had "hills" located right behind the units…Read More

Pagosa on Horse Back

Written by dietsoda on 02 Feb, 2001

If you visit Pagosa in the summer find out from your hotel how to hire a horse. Take a day trip into the beautiful mountain and see what the splendor of the Rocky Mountains means. Most of the horses are well trained and the guides…Read More

Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Train Ride

Written by willow on 21 Oct, 2000

The gorgeous mountain scenery and deep, rugged Animas Canyon will astound you as the train makes its climb to Silverton (elev. 9300 ft.) The 45 mile trip takes 3.5 hrs. From the very beginning in the 1880's the line was promoted as a scenic route…Read More

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