Information about Pagosa
Pagosah Springs (traditional spelling) is not just deeply surrounded by amazing geological features but is rich in history as well. Native Americans settled the land and used the hot springs for medicinal purposes. Later, an outstation of Fort Lewis was built, of which you can still see remnants today. Pagosa is visited by thousands of tourists annually seeking adventure, relaxation, fun, and sun in the great Rocky Mountains.
Nearly 2,000 year-round residents.
Sunshine 300+ days a year.
Wolf Creek Ski Area, a short drive, is known for the most snow in Colorado with an average of 480 inches a season!
Summers are warm with an average temperature of 82 degrees.
Pagosa receives about 20 inches of rain per year.
Winters are cold with an average temperature of 14 degrees.
Pagosa Springs receives about 70 inches of snow each year.
Based on the tourism score the best time to visit is mid-June to late-August
June 11 has the least likely chance of rain
August 10 has the most likely chance of rain
WHERE PEOPLE EAT
Chavolo's Mexican Restaurant is a local favorite for Mexican food. Located in the core area of uptown Pagosa Chavolo's the perfect casual dining experience.
Favorite dinner: Fajitas for two
Favorite drink: Classic margarita
Sage Mobile Eatery
Sage Mobile Eatery is the ideal spot to pick up a picnic lunch before you head out on an adventure. A great burger joint. Be sure to get there early as they run out of food quickly!
Favorite Burger: Belly UP
Alley House Grille
Alley House Grill offers a more intimate and elegant dining experience, located in a quaint historic building in downtown Pagosa. Alley House has a beautiful outdoor seating area which is perfect for summer nights.
Favorite dish: Seared Scallops
Full bar available.
WHERE PEOPLE STAY
Hot Springs Resort
The iconic Hot Springs Resort and Spa is located in downtown Pagosa Springs. Rooms are just feet from geothermal hot springs and offer comfortable accommodations. Guests staying at The Springs get passes to enjoy the natural hot spring pools.
Vacation Rental By Owner
Vacation rentals in Pagosa are a very common lodging choice. Perfect for large family gatherings or a more intimate feel VRBO can be ideal for your vacation in Pagosa. Make sure to ask about the driveway to the location and if you will need four wheel drive.
WHERE PEOPLE RELAX
Amber's Alchemy specializes in advanced therapeutics for the skin and body. Having resided in the area for years Amber enjoys incorporating our natural beauty into her spa services. Amber's Alchemy also provides an oxygen bar to help revitalize the body.
Favorite Service: 90-minute massage
Overlook Hot Springs
Located on Main Street in downtown Pagosa Springs, the Overlook Hot Springs offers Victorian style baths for your soaking enjoyment. From the rooftop tubs watch the goings on of the sleepy town of Pagosa below, or enjoy a more private experience with the garden tubs.