Pagosa Springs is about 275 miles southwest of Denver and 60 miles east of Durango, on U.S. 160. For more information, call 800/252-2204.
WHERE TO STAY
Fireside Cabins Rustic cabins with kitchens and porches. INFO: From $105; 888/264-9204.
The Springs Resort Walking distance to the resort’s soaking pools. INFO: From $129; 800/225-0934.
WHERE TO EAT
Alley House Grille $$; closed Sun; 214 Pagosa St.; 970/264-0999.
JJ’s Riverwalk Restaurant & Pub $$$; 356 E. U.S. 160; 970/264-9100.
Kip’s Grill & Cantina $; 121 Pagosa; 970/264-3663.
Pagosa Baking Company $; 238 Pagosa; 970/264-9348.
WHAT TO DO
Chimney Rock Archaeological Area 3 miles south of U.S. 160 on State 151. INFO: Guided walking tour $8; 970/883-5359.
Treasure Falls Follow the easy 0.25-mile (one-way) trail to the base of the falls. On U.S. 160, at the base of Wolf Creek Pass.