Over the past several years the Town of Pagosa Springs developed a great park facility on what once was a derelict empty field. The park has grown with a full scale baseball park, two soccer fields, a popular skateboard facility and a nice roofed picnic and group meeting area. The park is bordered on the east […]
All you need to know about the best off road motorized trail in the Pagosa area. Includes videos and history of Elwood and Summitville gold mining ghost towns.
With its vast trail system and 100 miles of groomed trails Pagosa is perfect for beginner to expert backcountry snowshoeing.
ALAMOSA • PAGOSA SPRINGS • DURANGO – DURANGO LOOP • RIDGWAY • MONTROSE • GUNNISON • SALIDA BREATHTAKING HIGHLIGHTS! Wolf Creek Pass Pagosa Hot Springs Yellowjacket Pass Narrow Gauge Railroad Southern Ute Reservation Coal Bank Pass Molas Pass Red Mountain Pass Ouray Hot Springs Government springs road challenge (optional) Cerro Summit Blue Mesa Reservoir Curecanti […]
Registration is now open for the 2017 Pagosa Bluegrass Jam Camp for pickers age 17+ June 6-8, 2017 • Pagosa Springs, CO Pagosa Folk ‘N Bluegrass Jam Camp for Adults is an excellent opportunity for intermediate level pickers to take a big step forward in their bluegrass understanding and pickin’ proficiency. Built on the idea […]
Immediately search crews would begin to look for their friends trapped in the deep snow. Some were found and dug out immediately, and others were not found until spring, dead, at the bottom of gullies.
The Pagosa Springs community has many veterans and goes all out to honor them with several events a year. Sample some of these today. I Soldier, A Vet’s Story for Veteran’s Day I cannot claim heroic deeds nor recite grizzly war stories from my time in the military. Considering the time, right in the middle […]
Why we Veterans went off to war, just look at their faces!
Stay with me now, this is a ramblin’ story… but it does get there. I don’t remember much about my early Halloweens. Mostly: get candy, eat candy, get sick and go to bed. I don’t remember many Halloweens until I got married… My family and I seem to have had a strange and close relationship […]
. See this photo in full screen format. See this photo in full screen format. The wood vine is one of the earliest high country plants to change color. Our vine is bright red and is a predictor of things to come in the next few weeks. Artist, photographers and nature lovers find their way to […]
The leaves are changing in Pagosa Country! Fall has arrived in Pagosa Springs! The days are still warm, the nights are chilly, and the leaves are quickly changing. We have a variety of area activities and events to keep you entertained. Make Pagosa Springs your destination for a Colorado fall getaway. Start planning […]
ColorFest Weekend features hot air balloons, music, beer, wine, food and more! Friday, September 16th 6 – 9pm – Passport to Pagosa Food & Wine Fest Takes place in the Town Park Athletic Field. There will be wine from around the world, beer from local micro-breweries, food from local favorite restaurants and entertainment. This is […]
One of the many benefits of summer rains in Pagosa country is the emergence of a wide variety of mushrooms in the San Juan National Forest. Gretchen, from the Forest Service, will be leading a walk on Tuesday, August 30 to identify mushroom species near the Williams Creek Trailhead.
View the full moon at Chimney Rock though telescopes! This program includes an interactive discussion at the Visitor’s Cabin on the astronomy of Chimney Rock Aug.12th.
Tom Mozer sent photos of the Windy Pass burned area including Treasure Mtn. Trail. Tom wants folks to know that the trail is cleared and open to the public. These photos do give one pause for thought.
. The Pagosa Duathlon is a RUN / BIKE race held annually in July in beautiful Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Violence is a dirty word! The Pagosa Duathlon is an annual event held to raise funds for the Archuleta County Victim Assistance Program (ACVAP) in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. All proceeds from the duathlon go towards supporting […]
XTERRA Turkey Track Trail Run A classic mountain trail run. XTERRA Turkey Track Trail Marathon and ½ Marathon provide an excellent early season trail race through the open ponderosa pine forest of Pagosa Springs Turkey Springs area. This event serves as an ideal primer for the regions summer ultras and continues to attract newbie’s and […]
The following is from the San Juan National Forest 2016 Newsletter. Photos are from The Journal archives. PAGOSA SPRINGS – The Chimney Rock National Monument Management Plan, which was completed this winter, sets the stage for construction of interpretive trails, visitor facilities and additional parking; and extension of the season of operation at the new […]
They come in pain and in prayer, seeking cures and a cup of sand from a tiny adobe church called Chimayo. Houston Chron.com
Thursday, November 26, 2015 Come to the Annual Turkey Trot Run and Walk at Pagosa Lakes Recreation Center on Thanksgiving Day. It’s a great way to support the Pagosa Springs Pirate Cross Country Team and the Pagosa Lakes Porpoise Swim Team, which use the event to raise money for their teams. The event is a […]
Students, teachers and parents had a great Halloween Party at the Elementary School. Some awakened early to get dressed and at work on time. The “brew” helped! The party really got exciting when this huge cat stood up in the center of the room. Wouldn’t want to hide this smile with a mask! Queen of […]
OHVS PROVIDE FALL TOURING FUN IN COLORADO DURANGO, Colo. – Off-highway vehicles provide great backcountry transportation in the summertime, but during Colorado’s fall season OHVs provide access to some of the most spectacular scenery in the United States. “OHVs are ideal vehicles for touring back roads and trails to see the fall colors,” said Ryan […]
Photos: Jacque Aragon © The hike to Alberta Peak is a refreshing and scenic hike. It is moderate in difficulty with stunning mountain views. The trail begins in the meadow on the south side of the parking area and quickly disappears into the woods off to your left. The trail follows the wooded ridge on the backside […]
2015 CRUISE-A-THONg Weekend Day One: Saturday July 18th Average Jo(e) Race and After Party in Town Park This Race can be summed up in one word: FUN! Following the race is our After Party with live music, beer garden, tasty food and race awards ceremony. Day Two: Sunday July 19th Hair of the Dog Disc Golf […]