Winter Activities Blog


Summer is drawing to a close, and here in Pagosa Springs, we couldn’t be happier. Each year, Colorado residents and visitors alike flock to the mountains for epic downhill runs in our state’s famous, sparkling powder.

Fall Blog


Right in the heart of the southern Colorado forests, Pagosa Springs, CO, is one of the best places to see fall foliage. The surrounding landscape offers both rocky ledges and lush wooded areas, so you’ll never be bored during your nature walk.

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After you’ve celebrated with your family and friends, take the opportunity to celebrate together?—just the two of you. At High Country Lodge, we provide couples with the chance to get away and indulge in each other.

Labor Day Blog


Labor Day is the perfect time of the year to experience everything that Pagosa Springs has to offer. Nestled within 15 wooded acres is High Country Lodge & Cabins which is the picturesque epitome of what Pagosa Springs lodging should look and feel like.

Top 5 things to do in Pagosa Springs with kids


It’s no secret that traveling with youngsters can require more planning in order to keep their interest levels up and parent’s stress levels down. If you’re searching for the perfect things to do in Pagosa Springs, then you’ve come to the right place!

Wedding in Pagosa Springs


Wedding planning can get crazy, having to find a venue for the ceremony and reception, as well as lodging for guests, and so much more. Don’t worry, at High Country Lodge we’ve got you covered for the perfect venue, and accommodations for your guests.

Spring in Colorado


Spring is the best time to visit Colorado; temperatures range from low 50s up to 60s, ideal hiking weather. Get out on one of the various trails around downtown Pagosa Springs. As the snow melts away, it quickens nearby streams for great whitewater rafting conditions, not to mention there are fewer crowds in Spring.

Winter Fun

High Country Lodge & Cabin welcomes you to Pagosa Springs Colorado. Once the lakes freeze over, and the ice is thick enough you can join locals on the lakes. Ice fishing has quickly become one of the most popular winter activities in Durango, CO

Romantic Getaway to Pagosa Springs


Romance in Pagosa Springs The San Juan River offers a romantically rustic and relaxing setting for a fantastic couples getaway. Pagosa Springs is the perfect spot for your next romantic getaway thanks to its various sightseeing opportunities and outdoor activities.

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Sledding through Pagosa Springs offers plenty of sledding option, choose your favorite and make a break for the nearest hill. You can go tubing on one of High Country Lodge Tubing Park's four lanes Wednesday through Sunday.

Holiday Fun Around the Lodge


The real fun begins as temperature drop in Pagosa Springs. With Christmas around the corner, High Country Lodge invites you to step back into history, and enjoy family time with Santa visits, train rides, and many more Christmas festivities.

Winter in our Pagosa Springs


Southwestern Colorado’s wintry backcountry makes for the perfect winter wonderland, and our beautiful High Country Lodge offers cozy fireplaces and outstanding amenities that help make our lodge one of the best Pagosa Springs hotels.

Wolf Creek Ski


Pagosa Springs October 1- Wolf Creek Ski Area: Early Snowfall Mother Nature decided to cover Pagosa Springs, Colorado, with a 20-inch snow-storm leaving an all-natural snow base of 14 inches out on the slopes, which allowed for Wolf Creek Ski Area to open early.

Autumn exploration of Colorado State Parks


Make sure to book your fall getaway with High Country Lodge for the best Pagosa Springs lodging, to enjoy autumn's vibrant foliage and unique wildlife sightings throughout Colorado State Parks. With fall foliage color-changes, comes big game hunting season, so stay alert as you explore.

Fishing in Pagosa Springs

The Piedra River is a good trout stream, where you’ll find brown, rainbow and cutthroat trout. This stretch of the river can only be fished with artificial flies and lures and it’s limited to two trout bags. You’ll find excellent rainbow and brook trout, as well as kokanee salmon fishing on the Williams Creek Reservoir.

End your Summer on a High Note at one of the best hotels in Pagosa Springs


Enjoy your end of the summer trip in one of the finest Pagosa Springs hotels, High Country Lodge & Cabins! Not only will you enjoy once in a lifetime adventures like hot air ballooning, but also traditional hike into the early leave changing days of the San Juan National Forest!

Chasing Waterfalls and Adventures


Whether you want to chase waterfalls or explore wildlife or enjoy some quality tunes, you’ll love spending some quality family time in our pristine Pagosa Springs Inn, High Country Lodge & Cabins.

Out on the San Juan River


Whether you want to experience some of the best fishing in Pagosa Springs Colorado, on the San Juan River or enjoy celebrating the fourth of July at the Rodeo, you’ll want to check out High County Lodge & Cabins for your summer vacations!