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Piedra River Trail

16 mi North of Hwy 160 on Piedra Rd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
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We really enjoyed this beautiful trail

We only hiked a few miles from the trailhead, then turned around so we could make it back to our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Judy C
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Nice Shorter hike.

Great hike to beautiful falls. We went on 4 hikes while in Pagosa this and Treasure Falls were the... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
broron2014
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Round Rock, Texas
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16 mi North of Hwy 160 on Piedra Rd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We only hiked a few miles from the trailhead, then turned around so we could make it back to our car before it got dark. Otherwise we would have kept going, it was so beautiful! From the canyons to the meadows, there is much to...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Great hike to beautiful falls. We went on 4 hikes while in Pagosa this and Treasure Falls were the shorter ones with great views. It is well worth the drive and hike.Only downfall no restrooms.

1  Thank broron2014
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We have come to Pagosa Springs countless times and always do the exact same things. We decided this year (due to weather) to do some more hiking. This trail exceeded all our expectations. I would highly recommend this to anyone including those with kids. The...More

1  Thank Chloeferg192
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This trail starts off right along the road in s field but quickly turns into one of beauty and majesty. The rocks and water surround you from the tops, sides and bottom. I did not want to leave. Hike was fairly easy. Loved this one!

2  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Falls were well worth the visit. Hike seems longer than 1/2 mile and can be treacherous in areas when raining. But if you take your time the hike up to the falls is gorgeous.

1  Thank Darlah Y
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We loved this trail. While it is several miles long, we only went in about 1 1/2 miles and back out. It is an easy hike, with some not-so-steep ups and downs along the Piedra River (about 12 miles north of Pagosa Springs). It starts...More

2  Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Lots to see, not a hard walk, casual drive to arrive, variety of trail options, share with a horse or two, just feels like a trip to do many times

Thank Shawn V
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Worth the drive. About 30-40 minutes from a Pagosa Springs. A short 1/2 mile walk. A little tricky getting down to the falls, but it's a beautiful site.

Thank Denise G
Reviewed 19 September 2017

My favorite thing about this trail is that you are almost always within sight, sound, or both of Piedra River, which just makes it special. Being 2 people with 1 car, we didn't shuttle for a longer option, but still very enjoyable. Only hike we...More

Thank LindaN22
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Just finished hiking this gorgeous trail. Very easy....up and down slopes. Stop at the river and soak your feet. Absolutely do not forget your camera!

Thank HeidelbergSummer
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Adelino d
10 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
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rcq22
25 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.
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Jimmy B
7 October 2016|
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Response from Debbie W | Reviewed this property |
You will see several dogs on the trail
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