Spring is the best time to visit Colorado; temperatures range from low 50s up to 60s, ideal hiking weather. Get out on one of the various trails around downtown Pagosa Springs. As the snow melts away, it quickens nearby streams for great whitewater rafting conditions, not to mention there are fewer crowds in Spring. All in all, spring in Colorado is the best time for a High Country Lodge getaway!
Hiking around Downtown Pagosa Springs
Leave the car behind as you make your way beneath towering pines, and along clear mountain streams. Enjoy a wide variety of terrain as you make your way through. Piedra Falls is an hour drive from downtown Pagosa, but it’s an easy hike with amazing views and picturesque waterfalls. There are beautiful meadows for a picnic, so make it a family day trip and explore this beautiful trail. Coyote Hill Loop Trail is a nice little marked trail, perfect for a leisurely afternoon hike. If you’re looking to go horseback riding or walk your dog, this is an animal-friendly trail with beautiful views of the mountains! We hope you’ll enjoy downtown Pagosa Springs and nearby areas as you make unforgettable memories at High Country Lodge.
Things to do around Pagosa Springs
If you’re looking to go whitewater rafting in Pagosa Springs, the river flows typically peak in mid to late May. By mid-June, the river levels drop, making it more family-friendly and less exciting for adventure-seekers. Pagosa Outside Adventures offers beginner and intermediate trips on the San Juan River in downtown Pagosa, and plenty of fun water activities, like canoeing, kayaking, tubing, and many more water activities. If you’re looking for fun things to do around downtown Pagosa Springs this Spring, there are various activities to enjoy beyond the thrilling water sports Pagosa Outside Adventures provides. Rocky Mountain Balloon Adventures offers a fun family excursion as you float over Pagosa Springs. Don’t forget your camera! You’ll want to capture the excitement of rising into the skies of Colorado. Take in all the enchanting sights only a hot air balloon ride can offer.
Regardless of what you end up experiencing on your spring getaway to High Country Lodge, you’ll have a blast exploring downtown Pagosa Springs and the rest of our beautiful region. Book your stay with us today!