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Address: In National Forest, Hike in, Pagosa Springs, CO

Mineral hot springs located near Pagosa Springs.

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A great adventure!

One of the best hot springs I've been to! My girlfriend, a couple friends, and I enjoyed the short hike to the springs and spent the afternoon relaxing in the pools. They can be a... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
Meeker, Colorado
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Meeker, Colorado
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

One of the best hot springs I've been to! My girlfriend, a couple friends, and I enjoyed the short hike to the springs and spent the afternoon relaxing in the pools. They can be a little tricky to find if your aren't aware of what to look for. We arrived when a few families were leaving so we got to... More 

Thank DoveDeep85
Kansas City, Kansas
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This place is kind of tricky to find if you are a person who relies on obvious signage, but even Google Maps got me to the trailhead. Traveling on 160, you turn north (right if coming from the east, left if driving west) onto 166. It is a marked road, but the sign isn't obvious and it looks like you... More 

1 Thank Ryan K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beautiful beautiful!! Was a nice walk with family and the views were stunning! I will definitely be back!

Thank Melissa H
Midlothian, Texas
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44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We made this difficult hike and were unable to find the springs! We followed all of the directions, but were unsuccessful!

Thank Heather C
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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123 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

It's a very nice hike and lots of interesting scenery very beautiful quiet didn't see anybody else hiking the whole time we were there for two days went in and camped overnight and then came out the next day decent little hard and some places nothing big ok depends on your exercise level if you like some place is quiet... More 

Thank darrellstravel
Pueblo, Colorado, United States
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Wife and I went there in the fall of 2013. We saw one other hiker returning from the springs. While there we were all to ourselves. So nice to hear the river moving past us as we soaked in the hot water and basked in the sunlight. Price was right...free. The drive at that time was not difficult. Had to... More 

Thank Robert P
hammock beach
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This is a SUMMERTIME adventure hike, AFTER the snow has melted, and the water level is generally lower than the areas of the hiker made pools. Begin by taking a short 6 mile trip from an un named major colorado highway, in a non disclosed direction. park at the parking area. place the items in your auto in the trunk,... More 

3 Thank sagotk
Broomfield, Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Okay, the hike is BEAUTIFUL, but it is an @ss kicker!!! I am not sure what the elevation drop is on the way but it is enough that when you are going down, you DREAD the return trip up. Then when you are on the return trip, you hate life. Again, it IS beautiful! The springs themselves were NOT worth... More 

2 Thank JimiM216
Grand Rapids, United States
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The Piedra River Hot Springs Web site has very accurate directions. Trust them, it takes a while to get there. 6.7 mile dirt road off of 160. The First Fork 166 dirt road has a sign for Sheep Creek Trail. This is the trail head. From there, hike down toward the river. Once at the meadow, ponderosa pine river camp... More 

3 Thank Shelli R
Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

These hot springs are the natural ones on the Piedra river in the National forest They are not the commercial operation in downtown Pagosa Springs on the San Juan river that is shown in the picture. If is a about a 3 mile roundtrip hike from a forest service road several miles from highway 160. Stop in to the Pagosa... More 

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