Visitors Information in Pagosa
Our small town atmosphere and endless beauty allows you to feel the true meaning of a vacation. Refresh your spirit in a place away from the crowds. Restore your sense of fun while exploring over three million acres of wilderness and national forest. Reconnect with family and friends. Come to Pagosa Springs and enjoy simplicity on a grand scale.
Located within the San Juan Forest amid the majestic San Juan Mountains, Pagosa Springs offers visitors a rich geological and cultural history to explore. Known for its world-famous hot springs, "Pagosah" is the Southwestern Ute word for "healing waters". The soaring cliffs, ragged peaks, magical alpine pools, undisturbed wilderness, cascading rivers, and soothing hot springs reveal a dramatic geological history that invites voyagers, young and old, to venture into the backcountry.
Pagosa Springs is more than a picturesque destination…it is a feeling that takes hold of you the moment you arrive. As you enter town and catch your first glance of our panoramic mountains views, you are overwhelmed by the serenity that surrounds you. Whether its our amazing hot springs that dissolves away your worries, our pristine beauty that captures your soul, or our unpretentious people that enliven your spirit, Pagosa Springs will delight your senses and make you feel right at home.