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There are places you see in movies and think - man, I wonder where that is. Well I found one of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Saint Louis, Missouri

Hiked a few miles out on a bit rainy day. The trailhead was easy to find. Parking was more than... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Prescott, Arizona
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16 mi North of Hwy 160 on Piedra Rd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
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All reviews beautiful hike easy hike poison ivy rock climbers favorite hike picnic area turn around ups and downs fly fish gravel road couple miles hiking poles all ages mile drive half mile worth the effort worth the trip
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are places you see in movies and think - man, I wonder where that is. Well I found one of those places. This entire area could easily be the set of a western. Not only that, but it would then win the Oscar for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aolszesk
Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautiful canyon hike easy for kids, dogs, and people of any age really. Short 30 minutes or so total to wall into the canyon and nearby stream. Very nice in summer, popular spot. Expect company.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HonuSea
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Hiked a few miles out on a bit rainy day. The trailhead was easy to find. Parking was more than ample. Lots of other friendly hikers. I definitely recommend this hike. Take a camera. You’re going to want pictures of the distant mountain ranges, the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank angelanW847IM
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We hike this trail every time we viist Pagosa it is beautiful hike along the river, the huge rock cliffs hanging over you & lots of huge trees. Watch out for the poision ivy.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carla C
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great place to hike and just beautiful! Not for the handicapped. Wear hiking boots and carry hiking poles if you're in your 60's and 70's like we are. Take water and snacks and hike as long as you wish. The trail goes on for 12...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BonnieLee77
Reviewed 29 September 2018

My husband and I have been traveling around Colorado in our motorcoach for the month of September. This was not only our favorite hike in Pagosa Springs, it was our favorite hike of the whole month of hiking in Colorado. So many hikes feel more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Cowpokes
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This is a very nice and beautiful hike appropriate for all ages (tho not ADA, its wilderness after all!). You can go as far as you want then turn and go back the same way

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gestaton
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Chose this trail based on a local tourism map and that it was ranked "easy". Since we are not from this area, we wanted to keep a hike simple for starters. The road to the northern trail-head is mostly gravel but very well maintained. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Mary W
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We placed this trail the best in the San Juan national two years in a row. However,many hikers found the same rating. So happy to see the many hikers out there, but actually the crowds took away our enthusiastic support of this incredible hike. I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank milehighbullet1
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is an easy trail down to the river. It's one of out favorites to do in the spring and summer but it's also a great trail to snowshoe in the winter. There's a beautiful ice fall to see in the winter.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Bvase
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17 September 2018|
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Response from jwe738 | Reviewed this property |
No grills on the trail or at the trailhead.
Adelino d
11 June 2017|
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Response from Leslie B | Reviewed this property |
absolutely not this time of year! We had a.Kia Optima and had no issue. I can only speak for the summer months
26 March 2017|
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Response from galen w | Reviewed this property |
You could carry one in a carrier on your back quite a ways down the path, but I'd be careful allowing young ones walk on their on. There are some edges above the river early in the hike that wouldn't be advisable.