Colorado is a well-known destination for winter recreational sports, but it is also a great place to visit during the other three seasons. With access to millions of acres of the San Juan National Forest and Weminuche Wilderness in your backyard, white water rafting, camping, and hiking trails, there is an incredible amount of adventuring for everyone to experience. Today we will look at the top five adventure sports to try when you are in Pagosa Springs. And if you are interested in staying? We’d love to help you make this place your home.

Relax in the Pagosa Hot Springs

No matter what season it is, soaking in a hot spring is an incredibly relaxing and refreshing experience that everyone should try at least once in their lifetime. Pagosa Springs is home to the deepest geothermal hot springs pool in the world. Whether or not you are a guest at the hotel, you are welcome to enjoy these healing waters. Some of the minerals that are found in high concentrations in the waters include sodium, potassium, and magnesium, which can all help soothe sore muscles.

Ski, Board, or Sled!

No matter how adventurous your spirit is, there are snow sports available for all ages and abilities. With an annual average of 500 inches per year, , Wolf Creek Ski Area has no need to make snow. For those of you who are beginners, there is even a ski school that will be happy to help you learn the basics of skiing or boarding. If cross-country skiing or snowshoeing is more your style, you can look forward to over 30 miles of groomed Nordic trails to explore. Ice skating, ice fishing, sledding, and snowmobiling are some other winter sports that are also available for you.

Fun in the Sun

Before you consider Pagosa Springs merely a winter destination, let us show you the paradise that is here in the summer. There are endless opportunities for hiking, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking in the San Juan Mountains. Explore the mountains on horseback with a guided group, play a round of golf, or ride the rapids with a river whitewater rafting company. Whether you are hoping to log a personal record for rock climbing, mountain biking, or experience a hot-air balloon for the first time, you are sure to find the right adventure in Pagosa Springs! 

We hope that we have whet your appetite with the adventure suggestions that we shared today. Pagosa Springs is home to so many wonderful opportunities that you need to be sure to check back regularly to learn what else awaits you in the gorgeous paradise. Be sure to call Galles Properties to learn how you can call Pagosa Springs your own personal paradise.