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PAGOSA SPRINGS LODGING
Healing Waters Resort & Spa
PO Box 37; Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
970-264-5910; 800-832-5523
Family owned since 1950. Specializing in hot mineral baths. Large mineral water swimming pool. Massage therapy and other spa services available on site.
 
Pagosa Springs Area Visitor Center
800.252.2204
Exciting vacations begin in Pagosa Springs.
 
Sunetha Property Management
800.365.3149
Large selection from studios to 5 bedroom condos, houses and cabins. Economy to luxury with reasonable rates. In business for over 25 years.
PAGOSA SPRINGS
 
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
 
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Nestled in Southwest Colorado at the base of the Continental Divide,
Pagosa Springs is one of the state’s undiscovered gems. Known for its three natural hot springs facilities, “Pagosah” is the Southwestern ute word for “healing waters”.

With 300+ days of sunshine, ancient archaeological areas, and pristine forests, Pagosa Springs offers plenty of opportunities to soak up the scenery and enliven your spirit.

Surrounded by the largest contiguous wilderness area in the country, the Weminuche Wilderness, visitors to Pagosa Springs enjoy more than 3 million acres of National Forest to hike, bike, climb, drive, run, fish, raft, float, ride or explore our endless trails.

Pagosa Springs also offers visitors a rich geological and cultural history with Chimney Rock Archeological Site, the farthest “outlier” of Chaco Canyon, offering a fascinating historical look into the ancient culture of the Ancestral Puebloan indians and the Fred Harman and Historical Museums both giving an intriguing insight at the rich past.

 

FAST FACTS

 

1) Unlike other Colorado sites, the Mineral Hot Springs have smaller soaking pools located along the beautiful San Juan River and also have indoor and outdoor mineral soaking baths.

2) Outdoor Activities & Attractions are endless...Visit spectacular natural features such as the Great Sand Dunes Nat’l Monument or Mesa Verde, located only a few hours away.

3) At 7,079 feet, temperatures range from highs of the mid 80s to lows in the 30s, and a yearly average of 20.21" of rain.

 

ATTRACTIONS

 

Mineral Hot Springs
Unlike other Colorado sites, the hot springs facilities here have smaller soaking pools located around the beautiful San Juan River and also have indoor and outdoor mineral soaking baths.

Location, Location, Location!
That's what they say... and for good reason. Pagosa Springs is located between two Narrow Gauge Railroads, only a short distance from Mesa Verde and the Great Sand Dunes National Monument, and in the center of spectacular Scenic Drives. Or, visit Chimney Rock Archeological Area or the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park... and that's just to name a few!

Activities
Outdoor activities are endless... golfing, hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, rafting, and much, much more!

 

See a full list of Things to do in Colorado

See the Royal Gorge Colorado Vacation Guide

See the Estes Park Colorado Vacation Guide

See the Fort Collins Colorado Vacation Guide

See the The Guide to Colorado Rafting

See the Colorado Camping Guide

See the Durango Silverton Colorado Train Guide

See the Leadville Colorado Guide
EVENT SCHEDULE

Local Appreciation Day at Wolf Creek, Nov. 7, 14, 18, 28. Dec 5, 12, Jan 9, 23, 30, Feb 3, 10, 27, March 6, 31, April 3, April 7, Wolf Creek Ski Area offers $35 lift tickets on Local Appreciation Days. Everyone is a Local! No ID required.

Moon Rise/Sunset Cross Country Ski Social, November 23, 2012, The Pagosa Nordic Club invites you to join them for their fun moonrise/sunset soup & chili cross country ski socials.

2012 Parade of Stores, November 30 - Dec 1, 2012
This is a "No Sales Tax" Sales event and a chance to win great door prizes and an opportunity to win an incredible Super Prize Packages!

Parade of Stores, December 6-8, 2012, This is a "No Sales Tax" Sales event and a chance to win great door prizes and an opportunity to win an incredible Super Prize Packages!

Colorado Nordic Ski Challenge Season Opener, December 8-9, 2012, The Nordic Club and Wolf Creek Ski Area invite you to view the competative nordic races or participate in the Citizens' nordic races!

Free Cross Country Ski and Skate Ski Clinic, December 15, Jan 12, Feb 2, Learn how to cross country ski in this free and fun clinic!

Moon Rise/Sunset Cross Country Ski Social, December 28, Jan 25, Feb 22 The Pagosa Nordic Club invites you to join them for their fun moonrise/sunset soup & chili cross country ski socials.

Free Canine Skijoring Demo Day, Clinic & Fun Race, Saturday, January 5-6, 2013

Outlaw Snowdown, February 8-9, 2013, A weekend of riding knee-deep powder by day and rocking out to Outlaw bands by night, it's gonna be a party in Pagosa!

Winterfest Weekend 2013, February 8-10, 2013, Our annual WinterFest Celebration is our way of showcasing how much fun we have in the snow in Pagosa!

3rd Annual Pagosa Paw Races, February 23-24, 2013, Dog sled races, canine skijoring races and canine-cross races organized by the Colorado Mountain Mushers

Pagosa Springs Quad Challenge, Sunday, March 3, 2013, 2nd Annual Pagosa Springs Quad Challenge with Nordic Skiing, Running, Biking and Swimming

St. Patrick's Day Parade, March 17, 2013, Green is the color for the 2013 St. Patrick's Day Parade! Join us downtown at 4:30pm.

Car Show at Pagosa, May 17-18, 2013, See a variety of classic cars in our annual car show! Join us for a weekend full of fun and cool vehicles!

Rapids & Rhythms,
May 18, 2013, Whitewater Festival with all of the key ingredients - boats, bands and brews!

2013 Pagosa Fiber Festival, May 25-26, 2013, The Pagosa Fiber Festival a celebration of the efforts of a growing cottage industry involved in fiber-related businesses

Folk n' Bluegrass Festival, June 7-8, 2013, Reservoir Hill in downtown Pagosa Springs, providing three days of great music. The event also features a Kids Bluegrass Camp and the Bluegrass Camp for Adults, held during the week before the event. Children under 12 attend the festival for free.

Turkey Track Trail Marathon, Saturday, June 8, 2013, You will hit great single-track right out of the gate! This killer trail system works you through Ponderosa and Aspen forests.

Great Golden Retriever Roundup, Friday, June 14-15, 2013, Golden retrievers from all over the area will converge upon Pagosa Springs, CO to compete for prizes, network with other Goldens, and attend health clinics.

Pagosa Duathlon, July 13, 2013, Epic single-track mountain run/bike race for the trail enthusiest. Two races to choose from, plus a kids fun race too!

Renaissance and Pirate Festival, July 20-21, 2013, Join us for Pagosa Springs 5th Annual Renaissance and Pirate Festival in downtown Pagosa!

8th Annual Cruise a Thong Weekend, July 27-28, 2013, The Cruise a Thong is a triathlon designed for the not-quite-hardcore athlete in all of us. It's guaranteed to be the most fun you'll have all year!

Bloody Mary Showdown, July 27, 2013, The 5th annual Bloody Mary Showdown during Cruise a Thong Weekend is a tasting of Bloody Marys to be provided by local contestants at Town Park on Saturday, July 28th, 9am-Noon.

Hair of the Dog Disc Golf Tournament, July 28, 2013, A "Hair of the Dog" disc golf tournament will be on Sunday July 28th, during the Cruise a Thong Weekend.

2013 Archuleta County Fair, August 2-4, 2013

Mountain Chile Cha Cha, August 24, 2013, Sunshine, Suds & Green Chiles!! Combine a running race with a festival celebrating green chiles with live music, cold beer and great food!

Four Corners Folk Festival, August 30 - Sept 1, 2013, 18th Annual Four Corners Folk Festival takes place on Reservoir Hill Labor Day weekend!

ColorFest Weekend 2013, September 20-22, 2013, ColorFest Weekend features hot air balloons, music, beer, wine, food and more!

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