Surrounded by over 3 million acres of national forest and wilderness areas, you’ll find yourself in the center of nature’s playground in Pagosa Springs. With the San Juan Mountains and a variety of outdoor activities at your doorstep, along with hot springs, charming shops, historic sites, and an assortment of artisans, you'll find plenty to do in Pagosa.
Hiking around Pagosa Country should not be missed. Much of the stunning high country visible from the Pagosa Springs area is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. Portions of the Weminuche, Piedra and South San Juan Wilderness areas reach into Pagosa Country. Guided hikes are avilable through Step Outdoors.