Located 30 miles from the New Mexico border and in Southwest Colorado, Pagosa Springs is surrounded by 3 million acres of national forest. Recreational activities are abundant year round and the area boasts more than 300 days of sunshine a year. Home to the famous Pagosa Hot Springs and a short drive to Wolf Creek Ski Area, our local ski resort is known for the “Most Snow in Colorado.”
Pagosa Springs has been listed as one of the top 50 cities/towns in the U.S. by National Geographic to live and play.
With a county-wide population of almost 12,000, this mountain community offers a growing number of amenities and services. Local restaurants offer casual to exceptional dining and the downtown area boasts a variety of charming shops, businesses, and of course, the world-famous Hot Springs.
There is a medical center and hospital, dental, chiropractic and orthodontic care and a state-of-the-art high school.
Discover ancient pueblo culture at Chimney Rock Archeological Area.
Pagosa Springs annually finds itself the destination of world-class musicians and performing artists. Local residents and visitors alike enjoy our Pagosa Center for the Performing Arts, multiple art galleries, and year-round events. for events ranging from the Pagosa Folk and Blue Grass Festival to Curtains Up Pagosa productions to the Four Corners Folk Festival.