Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

Pagosa Springs is surrounded by the rugged San Juan Mountains offering a playground of natural and man-made attractions. Step back in time as you explore the ancient ruins of Ancestral Puebloan dwellings, soak in the world's deepest geothermal hot springs, discover hidden treasures on the dusty shelves on antique stores or treat your palette at a local eatery. Start planning your vacation today with our Local Area Guide and remember, our goal is to make your stay special and restful here in the healing mountain town of Pagosa Springs!


Pagosa Springs is home to many man made and natural attractions. There is always something fun to do!


Take a tour of Pagosa Spring`s breweries. Sample the finest in craft brew, refuel with tasty food and enjoy live music! Cheers to a great vacation in Pagosa Springs!

Events & Festivals

Keep up to date with the events and festivals taking place in Pagosa Springs during your stay.


Whether you are looking for fresh produce for a tasty home-cooked meal, a good bottle of red to compliment any meal!


Pagosa Springs was named by the Ute Indians after the nearby hot springs - Pah-gosa (pah-water, gosa-boiling). Explore the unique and interesting history at our local museums.

Outdoor Adventures & Activities

Surrounded by over 2.5 million acres of wilderness and national forest areas, therapeutic healing waters and breathtaking views, Pagosa is the ultimate destination to head outdooors!

Scenic Railroads

Wind your way through the pristine wilderness as you journey through time along the tracks of a scenic railroad in a historic carriage. It`s a must during your stay in Pagosa Springs!


Find treasured antique to take home - enjoy some retail therapy in Pagosa Springs.


Lace up the hiking books and set out to discover the beautiful waterfalls of Pagosa Springs. Varying in distance and difficulty, these stunning falls are easily accessible and a fun way to lose yourself in the great outdoors.


Browse our Restaurant Guide for some of the best eateries, restaurants, wine bars and pizzerias in Pagosa Springs.

Health, Hot Springs & Spas

Discover the healing, soothing and refreshing properties of a hot mineral bath in the world`s largest natural hot springs right here in the charming town of Pagosa Springs. Relax, rejuvenate and revamp.

Arts & Theater

Enjoy live performances, culture events and fun family theater as you explore the diverse arts and culture of Pagosa Springs.