Camping & Backpacking

Camping and backpacking options are abundant in Pagosa Country, with over 3 million acres of surrounding national forest and wilderness areas. You'll find campgrounds and RV parks, a hut system and a variety of trails located throughout.

Backpacking in Pagosa's surrounding 3 million acres of national forest and wilderness areas provides nearly endless opportunities. Backpackers will discover immediate solitude, amazing scenery and endless trails - and with a Hut System in place, there's a variety of backcountry experiences to discover. Guided backpacking trips are also available.

For more information on camping and backpacking, contact the Pagosa Ranger District:

Pagosa Ranger District of the San Juan National Forest
180 Second Street
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

(970) 264-2268

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Campgrounds

Lake Capote

398 Hwy 151 Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
970-883-2273

Pagosa Riverside Campground

2270 East Highway 160 Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
970-264-5874

Bruce Spruce Ranch

231 West Fork Rd Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
970-264-5374

Pinon Park Campground & RV Resort

19 Lazy Lane Arboles, CO 81121
970-883-3636

The Last Resort RV & Campground

256 County Road 339 Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
866-651-6468

Williams Creek Reservoir

FS 640 Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
877-444-6777

Backpacking

Backpacking in the South San Juan Wilderness Area


Backpacking in the Weminuche Wilderness Area


Guides

Ski and Bow Rack

365 E. Pagosa Street Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
970-264-2370

Step Outdoors

P.O Box 5451 Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
(970) 946-5001

Southwest Wilderness Outfitters

11651C Blanco Basin Rd Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
(970) 264-2655

Supplies

Footprints

458 Pagosa Street Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
(970) 264-3668

Goodman's Department Store

404 Main St Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
970-264-5460

Pagosa Camper

(Camping equipment rental) Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
(970) 731-1025

Pagosa Mountain Sports

162 Pagosa Street Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
(970) 507-7886

Ski and Bow Rack

365 E. Pagosa Street Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
970-264-2370

Summit Ski & Sports

172 E. Pagosa St. Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
970-264-2456

Terry's Colorado Home Supply - Ace Hardware

525 Navajo Trail Drive Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
970-731-4022

Walmart

211 Aspen Village Drive Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
970-731-9001

Rocky Mountain Knives

150 Pagosa St. Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
970-264-1372