Winter Fun in Pagosa Springs

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. There are plenty of lakes around, make sure to try ice fishing at least once during your stay with us at High Country Lodge Pagosa Springs. If you’re looking to explore the quiet snow-covered woods you’ll love snowshoeing through the San Juan National Forest.

Ice Fishing in Pagosa Springs Colorado

The best ice fishing lakes near Durango is Vallecito Lake. It’s about 18 miles out of town, making it the ideal day trip destination. The lake freezes over beautifully making it the perfect ice fishing spot. Make sure to pack your gear and Colorado fishing license before heading out on the ice. Another lake near Pagosa Springs Colorado is Williams Creek, generally suitable for brook, rainbow and the occasional kokanee salmon. Make sure always to check that ice conditions are safe before you step out on the lake.

Snow Much Fun

There’s nothing like ice fishing to work up an appetite, don’t worry if you catch anything, you’ll still be able to enjoy a delicious meal around Pagosa Springs Colorado. From cute cafes to high-end restaurants, and everything in between, you’re sure to find something you’ll enjoy. After a hearty meal, work off the calories by taking a guided trip through San Juan National Forest to see the snowy Rocky Mountains. Venturing in the great outdoors during winter is not always appealing, but the picturesque scenery will make you strap on your snowshoes and explore! Book your stay in one of High Country Lodge & Cabin’s comfortable Pagosa Springs Colorado cabins as you immerse yourself into our winter wonderland.