Canoeing at Williams Creek Reservoir

 
 

Canoeing at Williams Creek Reservoir

This 508-acre mountain lake is surrounded by lush forests and towering peaks. Motorized boats are permitted, but whitewater wakes are not allowed. There are four Forest Service campgrounds in the vicinity of Williams Creek Reservoir. To visit, drive three miles west from downtown Pagosa Springs on U.S. 160, then turn north on Piedra Road. Continue north approximately 24 miles.