Pagosa Springs, Colorado ~ Home of The World’s Deepest Geothermal Hot Spring

June 4th ~ Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Welcome to Pagosa Springs

Visit Pagosa Springs

Here are a few tidbits to tempt you to visit: 

  1. Known for its world-famous hot springs, “Pagosah” is the Southwestern Ute word for “healing waters”.
  2. Pagosa Springs is located in the Colorado Sunbelt, just 35 miles north of the New Mexico border and along the Western slope of the Continental Divide.
  3. The San Juan River flows through the heart of town.
  4. They have the largest and hottest natural mineral outflow in the world.
  5. With more than 300 days of sunshine per year, visitors enjoy the outdoors year round during four dramatic, distinct seasons.
  6. With a thriving art colony, the Pagosa Springs area is home to art galleries, live theatres, museums, and cultural activities.
  7. Besides taking in the healing waters, a wide variety of outdoor activities abound, including biking, golf, hiking, scenic drives, fishing, boating, tubing, standup paddle boarding, horseback riding, hot air balloon rides and rock climbing.
  8. Winter options include downhill and cross country skiing at nearby Wolf Creek ski area and snowmobiling in the surrounding National Forest.

Dick enjoying the San Juan River

The “Mother Spring” holds the Guinness World Record for The World’s Deepest Geothermal Hot Spring. Measured in 2011, the plumb line reached 1002 feet, when it ran out of line. They really do not know how deep it is.

The Mother Spring located at The Springs Resort and Spa

Coming Next: Mesa Verde National Park

GRATITUDE MOMENT: Today I am grateful that we are flexible in our plans.  When a fire burning north of Durango, caused massive evacuations and road closures, we simply changed course. Sadly, more than a week later the fire, is still ravaging the area and remains largely uncontained.

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About Tim and Joanne Joseph

Hi and welcome! We are Tim and Joanne Joseph and we have just embarked on our latest adventure. We hope you will join us!
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11 Responses to Pagosa Springs, Colorado ~ Home of The World’s Deepest Geothermal Hot Spring

  1. salpal1 says:

    I never heard of this place but it sounds like I would love it.

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  2. katiegirl06460 says:

    I haven’t heard of this place either but I am glad you shared it with us. Be safe in Colorado…

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  3. tippysmom2 says:

    I hadn’t heard of it either. It sounds wonderful. Glad you had a great detour, but sorry about the fires. I hope they get them under control soon.

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  4. Aunt Beulah says:

    My sister lives in Durango, and we always go to Pagosa Springs when i visit her. It is a wonderful spot. Thank you for your concern for that beautiful, fire-ravaged area.

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  5. joliesattic says:

    Oh, those pools are so refreshing. For sure you need to go back for that.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. mvbattelle says:

    Are you still in the area? We’re in Farmington, NM and I think you would enjoy Chaco Canyon. Let me know if we can be of assistance,

    Liked by 1 person

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