Pagosa Springs Events

Monday, July 22 2024

Mysteries of Chimney Rock Morning Tour

This two-hour tour takes visitors along the Mesa Village Trail, the Great House Trail & a panoramic view from atop the Mesa Ridge aimed specifically at interpreting the history and significance of Chimney Rock and the Ancestral Puebloans who inhabited the area more than 1,000 years ago. Tickets: $20, ages 13 & up, $10, 5-12. 8-10:15am.

Tuesday, July 23 2024

Guided Great House Walking Tour

Tour takes visitors 1/3 of a mile up the Great Pueblo Trail and makes several stops along the way to enjoy the ancient Puebloan structures built over 1000 years ago. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday mornings. $6-$12. $20 USFS use fee/vehicle activity pass. Recommended for ages 5 & up. Check-in at plaza kiosk 10am. 10:30am-12pm.

Tuesday, July 23 2024

Geology Evening Tour

The 2.5 hour guided tour explores local geology and its relationship to the daily lives of the ancestral Puebloans. Hike up to the Chacoan Great House Pueblo. Guests must meet their guide at the Hwy 151 entry gate during check-in. Tickets: $20, ages 13 & up; $10, 5-12. Check-in 4:45-5pm. 5-7:30pm.

Wednesday, July 24 2024

Mysteries of Chimney Rock Evening Tour @ Chimney Rock National Monument

This two-hour tour takes visitors along the Mesa Village Trail, the Great House Trail & a panoramic view from atop the Mesa Ridge aimed specifically at interpreting the history and significance of Chimney Rock and the Ancestral Puebloans who inhabited the area more than 1,000 years ago. Tickets: $20, ages 13 & up, $10, 5-12. Check in 4:45-5pm. 5-7:15pm.

Thursday, July 25 2024

Guided Great House Walking Tour

Tour takes visitors 1/3 of a mile up the Great Pueblo Trail and makes several stops along the way to enjoy the ancient Puebloan structures built over 1000 years ago. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday mornings. $6-$12. $20 USFS use fee/vehicle activity pass. Recommended for ages 5 & up. Check-in at plaza kiosk 10am. 10:30am-12pm.

Friday, July 26 2024

Mysteries of Chimney Rock Morning Tour

This two-hour tour takes visitors along the Mesa Village Trail, the Great House Trail & a panoramic view from atop the Mesa Ridge aimed specifically at interpreting the history and significance of Chimney Rock and the Ancestral Puebloans who inhabited the area more than 1,000 years ago. Tickets: $20, ages 13 & up, $10, 5-12. 8-10:15am.

Friday, July 26 2024

Guided Great House Walking Tour

Tour takes visitors 1/3 of a mile up the Great Pueblo Trail and makes several stops along the way to enjoy the ancient Puebloan structures built over 1000 years ago. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday mornings. $6-$12. $20 USFS use fee/vehicle activity pass. Recommended for ages 5 & up. Check-in at plaza kiosk 10am. 10:30am-12pm.

Saturday, July 27 2024

Geology Morning Tour

The 2.5 hour guided tour explores local geology and its relationship to the daily lives of the ancestral Puebloans. Hike up to the Chacoan Great House Pueblo. Guests must meet their guide at the Hwy 151 entry gate during check-in. Tickets: $20, ages 13 & up; $10, 5-12. Check-in 7:45-8am. 8-10:30am.

Saturday, July 27 2024

Plein Air Workshop @ Chimney Rock National Monument

The Plein Air Workshop is offered once a month on a Saturday. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the process of "plein air" painting, the act of painting outdoors to capture the spirit and essence of a landscape by incorporating natural light, color, and movement. In essence, learning to capture the outdoors while outdoors and, of course, featuring the wonderfully scenic vistas at Chimney Rock National Monument.

Saturday, July 27 2024

Guided Great House Walking Tour

Tour takes visitors 1/3 of a mile up the Great Pueblo Trail and makes several stops along the way to enjoy the ancient Puebloan structures built over 1000 years ago. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday mornings. $6-$12. $20 USFS use fee/vehicle activity pass. Recommended for ages 5 & up. Check-in at plaza kiosk 10am. 10:30am-12pm.

Saturday, July 27 2024

22nd Annual Spanish Fiesta @ Archuleta County Fairgrounds

Music, dancing, vendors, food, cash bar, & fun. Featuring Darren Cordova Y Calor and Candace Vargas & NortherN 505 Band. Doors open at 2 pm.

Monday, July 29 2024

Mysteries of Chimney Rock Morning Tour

This two-hour tour takes visitors along the Mesa Village Trail, the Great House Trail & a panoramic view from atop the Mesa Ridge aimed specifically at interpreting the history and significance of Chimney Rock and the Ancestral Puebloans who inhabited the area more than 1,000 years ago. Tickets: $20, ages 13 & up, $10, 5-12. 8-10:15am.

Saturday, August 10 2024

Birding Tour @ Chimney Rock National Monument

A fun and casual 2-hour bird-walk led by a knowledgeable birding guide from the Weminuche Audubon Society. Designed to introduce you to the diverse community of birds that spend their summer here. Birders of all skill levels are welcome to participate. Your guide will help you identify various species and explain the unique adaptations that allow these birds to survive here. $20. 8-10am.

Friday, August 23 2024

Birding Tour @ Chimney Rock National Monument

A fun and casual 2-hour bird-walk led by a knowledgeable birding guide from the Weminuche Audubon Society. Designed to introduce you to the diverse community of birds that spend their summer here. Birders of all skill levels are welcome to participate. Your guide will help you identify various species and explain the unique adaptations that allow these birds to survive here. $20. 8-10am.

Saturday, September 14 2024

Flute Music at Twilight @ Chimney Rock National Monument

This event begins from the amphitheater with a relaxing 1/4-mile walk up the nature trail. Includes informative lecture and Native American flute played by Charles Martinez. 6-8pm.

Saturday, September 21 2024

Birding Tour @ Chimney Rock National Monument

A fun and casual 2-hour bird-walk led by a knowledgeable birding guide from the Weminuche Audubon Society. Designed to introduce you to the diverse community of birds that spend their summer here. Birders of all skill levels are welcome to participate. Your guide will help you identify various species and explain the unique adaptations that allow these birds to survive here. $20. 8-10am.

Saturday, October 12 2024

Flute Music at Twilight @ Chimney Rock National Monument

This event begins from the amphitheater with a relaxing 1/4-mile walk up the nature trail. Includes informative lecture and Native American flute played by Charles Martinez. 6-8pm.