Pagosa Springs Blog

  • Procession for Nolan Olsen - Our tight knit community was shaken when we held a heartwarming procession for Nolan Olsen on March 2nd, 2018. The Colorado Department of Transportation worker was a devoted husband, and a loving father and grandfather.  Olsen was most known for his wonderful work ethic, warm personality, and contagious smile. Members of the CDOT community lined up their vehicles accompanied by maintenance patrol cars, policemen, and many others, all to demonstrate the concern and empathy for Olsen and ...
  • Pagosa Springs Welcomes the New Medical Center - AS Pagosa Springs continues to grow, the demand for a larger facility is futile in the overall progression of our hometown.  With the purpose of providing quality, and compassionate healthcare and wellness where we live; the Pagosa Springs Medical Center is excited to announce the upcoming changes in the facility. The clinic transformed into the Pagosa Springs Medical Center in 2008.  The original floor plan allotted 8 exam rooms; after a demand for more became ...
  • The Legend of Treasure Falls - We all know about the alluring waterfall right off of Highway 160.  What most people don't know is where "Treasure Falls" derives from. The waterfall is suffused from legend and oral literature.  Backed into Treasure Mountain, this is one of the most populated and frequently visited attractions located near Pagosa Springs.  If we dig a little deeper than the innate beauty of this location we find several accounts of original tales dictating the origin of The ...
  • Offering More Than a Scenic Destination; Pagosa is Home - What used to be our quaint mountain town is progressing into one of the most sought out towns in the United States.  As time inevitably evolves, so does our population.  A population of 1,783 year round residences displays a growth of 23.4% in the past year. Sacrificing warm weather, paved roads, shopping centers, and endless activities provided by a metropolitan states or cities for long, bitter winter months, below freezing temperatures, washboard grated roads and ...
  • Piedra Falls and the Ice Caves - Yesterday we tackled another adventure!  The Piedra waterfall and made a pit stop at Pagosa Springs very own Ice Caves.  Both of these locations are defined as easy hikes. Piedra Falls is an easy 1 mile hike each way, about 30 minutes of exertion.  The terrain involves a well defined, flat trail, with a slight advance in inclination as you approach the falls.  During the Spring, Summer, and Fall months; Piedra Falls will be at it's best.  The strong flow of water provides ...
  • Nature at it’s Finest -   COLORADO is known for it's scenic views. Being a Pagosa Native, I have hiked hundreds of trails, seen amazing sights, and encountered exiting wildlife and people through them.  With that said, I have never seen such outstanding views as I did yesterday. The Ice Lakes near Silverton, Colorado is a hidden treasure.  This hike is defined as difficult. The hike begins at the bottom of the San Juan Mountain at about 9800 feet in elevation. ...
  • Why Pagosa Springs? - THE word is out! Pagosa Springs is one of the most sought out town in the United States.  As time inevitably evolves, so does our population.  A population of 1,835 year round residents the year of 2017, demonstrates an exponential growth pattern of 9.6% since the year of 2000. With no shortage of land, the issue stands within the lack of homes and properties that are for sale. The Real Estate Market is flourishing.  CREN ...