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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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We hike this trail every time we viist Pagosa it is beautiful hike along the river, the huge rock... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Carla C
Skiatook, Oklahoma
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16 mi North of Hwy 160 on Piedra Rd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
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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

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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.

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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

1  Thank BonnieLee77
Reviewed 28 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

1  Thank Cowpokes
Reviewed 22 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

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

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

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.

2  Thank Bvase
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is an easy hike along the Piedra River. Beautiful views above and along the river. As we were walking the trail, we got caught in a downpour, but luckily the cliffs above the river allowed us to keep dry. Very peaceful walk.

1  Thank shaffermant
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is a great place to visit and see some of the Rocky Mountains. The weather made this a bit adventurous but in the end we had a great time!

1  Thank oklahomaman
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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.