The Pagosa Springs area is home to many rivers, lakes and reservoirs that provide boating options from kayaking, whitewater rafting, floating, canoeing to motorized boating and jetskiing. 

Boating

Echo Canyon Reservoir State Wildlife Area
(Echo Lake)

Stocked with Rainbow Trout, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Green Sunfish and Channel Catfish. Trout are best caught with lures, flies or natural bait such as worms; Bass, with top surface lures, crank baits with pork frogs or rubber worms. Perch are best taken with live bait; Sunfish, with worms and sometimes flies; and Catfish, with cut bait (Suckers or commercial stink baits). Echo Lake is also excellent for Trout and Bass ice fishing throughout the winter. Access is easy, four miles from Pagosa Springs on U.S. Highway 84.

4 miles south of downtown on Highway 84,
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

Williams Creek Reservoir

A gorgeous lake nestled against the San Juan Mountains.

Hiking, fishing, a scenic picnic. Williams Creek Reservoir is one of Pagosa's most accessible, scenic locales. Spend a day, spend the weekend. You won't be disappointed.

Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
877-444-6777

Navajo State Park

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Navajo State Park is Colorado's Answer to Lake Powell. Navajo Reservoir Extends for 20 miles South into New Mexico.

Boaters and campers enjoy the park year-round. Sailors, house boaters​​ and other power boaters cruise some of the 15,000 surface-acres of the giant reservoir. Daily and seasonal slip and mooring ball rentals, boat rentals and gasoline for boats are available at the park’s Two Rivers Marina.

Navajo features 138 campsites; most sites are open year-round. Fishing​ enthusiasts catch crappie, large-mouth and small-mouth bass, northern pike, trout, bluegill and catfish in the reservoir.​

1526 County Rd 982
Arboles, CO 81121
970-883-2208

Canoeing

Williams Creek Reservoir

A gorgeous lake nestled against the San Juan Mountains.

Hiking, fishing, a scenic picnic. Williams Creek Reservoir is one of Pagosa's most accessible, scenic locales. Spend a day, spend the weekend. You won't be disappointed.

Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
877-444-6777

Navajo State Park

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Navajo State Park is Colorado's Answer to Lake Powell. Navajo Reservoir Extends for 20 miles South into New Mexico.

Boaters and campers enjoy the park year-round. Sailors, house boaters​​ and other power boaters cruise some of the 15,000 surface-acres of the giant reservoir. Daily and seasonal slip and mooring ball rentals, boat rentals and gasoline for boats are available at the park’s Two Rivers Marina.

Navajo features 138 campsites; most sites are open year-round. Fishing​ enthusiasts catch crappie, large-mouth and small-mouth bass, northern pike, trout, bluegill and catfish in the reservoir.​

1526 County Rd 982
Arboles, CO 81121
970-883-2208

Echo Canyon Reservoir State Wildlife Area
(Echo Lake)

Stocked with Rainbow Trout, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Green Sunfish and Channel Catfish. Trout are best caught with lures, flies or natural bait such as worms; Bass, with top surface lures, crank baits with pork frogs or rubber worms. Perch are best taken with live bait; Sunfish, with worms and sometimes flies; and Catfish, with cut bait (Suckers or commercial stink baits). Echo Lake is also excellent for Trout and Bass ice fishing throughout the winter. Access is easy, four miles from Pagosa Springs on U.S. Highway 84.

4 miles south of downtown on Highway 84,
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

Rentals

The Hub Bike Shop

The HUB is a full service bike shop - Sales, Rentals & Service. We carry a full line of bicycles from Trek, Electra & Rocky Mountain.

During the summer we feature a large bicycle rental fleet - kids bikes & trailers, cruisers, mountain bikes, road bikes & E-bikes. We rent Kayaks & Stand-Up Paddleboards as well.

In the winter, we have sleds, tubes, snowshoes & Fat Bikes for sale and rent.

Everyone on our staff is a passionate cyclist and they love to share their knowledge with anyone who comes in the shop. We have maps for the trails in the area and we'll happily make recommendations about where the best riding can be found.

100 Country Center Drive
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
970-731-2002

Navajo State Park

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Navajo State Park is Colorado's Answer to Lake Powell. Navajo Reservoir Extends for 20 miles South into New Mexico.

Boaters and campers enjoy the park year-round. Sailors, house boaters​​ and other power boaters cruise some of the 15,000 surface-acres of the giant reservoir. Daily and seasonal slip and mooring ball rentals, boat rentals and gasoline for boats are available at the park’s Two Rivers Marina.

Navajo features 138 campsites; most sites are open year-round. Fishing​ enthusiasts catch crappie, large-mouth and small-mouth bass, northern pike, trout, bluegill and catfish in the reservoir.​

1526 County Rd 982
Arboles, CO 81121
970-883-2208

Regulations / Licenses

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages the state parks system and the wildlife of the U.S. State of Colorado. The division currently manages the 41 state parks and 307 wildlife areas of Colorado.

151 East 16th Street
Durango, CO 81301
970-247-0855

Navajo State Park

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Navajo State Park is Colorado's Answer to Lake Powell. Navajo Reservoir Extends for 20 miles South into New Mexico.

Boaters and campers enjoy the park year-round. Sailors, house boaters​​ and other power boaters cruise some of the 15,000 surface-acres of the giant reservoir. Daily and seasonal slip and mooring ball rentals, boat rentals and gasoline for boats are available at the park’s Two Rivers Marina.

Navajo features 138 campsites; most sites are open year-round. Fishing​ enthusiasts catch crappie, large-mouth and small-mouth bass, northern pike, trout, bluegill and catfish in the reservoir.​

1526 County Rd 982
Arboles, CO 81121
970-883-2208