Hike the Weminuche Trail to a CO Mountain Valley Filled with Purple Rocky Mountain...

We hiked the Weminuche Trail from the Poison Park trailhead in Colorado. We went through a beautiful valley full of purple Rocky Mountain irises.

Chimney Rock Ancestral Puebloan Site in Colorado: Hike to the Top

We visited Chimney Rock National Monument in SW Colorado in the regular season and in the off-season. You can hike to the top of the mesa in the off-season.

Alberta Peak: 6-Mile Hike on the Continental Divide Trail in Colorado

Hike the Alberta Peak Trail to the summit oat over 11,000 feet high. This 6 mile hike is along the Continental Divide Trail near Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

Wheeler Geologic Area in Colorado: Hike or Ride an ATV to the Unusual Formations

We rode ATVs and dirt bikes to the Wheeler Geologic Area near Creede, Colorado. This used to be a National Monument but was downgraded because it is so remote.

V Rock Trail: Hike to a Spectacular View in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Hike the V Rock trail in Pagosa Springs, Colorado for a stunning view of aspen trees in the fall. You will overlook the Blanco River Basin. Take the short or long version of the V Rock trail.

Short Hike to Historic Murray Ranch in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

It's an easy 1 mile hike to see the historic Murray Ranch in Pagosa Springs, CO. Built in the early 1900s, it is now on USFS land along the Blanco River.

Opal Lake: Hike the Trail in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

We hiked the trail to Opal Lake near Pagosa Springs, Colorado. The trail is 2.3 miles round trip and goes through the South San Juan Wilderness area.

Creede, Colorado: One of Colorado’s Hidden Gems

Creede, Colorado is a tiny mountain town with a rich historic mining history. Drive the 17-mile Bachelor Loop to visit old mines along the way.

Platoro Colorado: Planning Your Summer Escape for Camping and Outdoor Activities

Platoro, Colorado is a remote mountain town in southern CO. It is only accessible in the summer. See our dispersed camping site and other camping options and outdoor activities.

West Fork Nordic Ski Trail: Beginner Cross-Country Skiing in Pagosa Springs, CO

The West Fork Nordic Ski Trail is near Pagosa Springs, CO. It is groomed for beginner and advanced cross-country skiing and skate skiing through a forest.

Williams Creek Reservoir: Camping, Fishing, Hiking & SUP’ing in SW CO

Williams Creek Reservoir is a mountain lake located 28 miles from Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Here are campground and recreation activities in the area.

Buckles Lake and Harris Lake Trail: An Easy Hike Near Pagosa Springs, CO

Hike to Buckles Lake and Harris Lake southeast of Pagosa Springs, Colorado. This easy 3 1/2 mile trail provides stunning scenery of aspen trees in the fall.