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Piedra River Trail

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Address: 16 mi North of Hwy 160 on Piedra Rd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
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Its hard to not just go a bit nuts on this place. The Piedra river trail is easy to walk, yet probably as beautiful as anything we've ever seen. We were walking the trail and in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
galen w
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the woodlands, texas
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the woodlands, texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its hard to not just go a bit nuts on this place. The Piedra river trail is easy to walk, yet probably as beautiful as anything we've ever seen. We were walking the trail and in the river below us was a wade-fly-fisherman casting in the tranquil waters... as we turned the corner on the trail toward us came two... More 

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Clovis, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From Pagosa Springs, it is about a 30 minute drive, with 15-20 minutes of the drive on dirt/gravel roads. The trail moves along the beautiful Piedra River and winds up and down and side to side in a way that keeps you engaged and interested, with fantastic rock formations all around you. Not sure how long the trail is, as... More 

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Monument, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is listed as a 12 mile hike, but was very easy to follow and navigate. Views of the distant mountains gave way to the canyons of the river. Would do this hike again when we had more time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful hike to the falls! Not too strenuous and pet friendly! The falls are absolutely worth the hike there. About 1/2 a mile.

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Easy hike for all ages that follows the Piedra River through a spectacular canyon. If you fly fish bring your fly rod

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Port Aransas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We took about 2 hours to hike in the lower trail and enjoyed calming vistas along the river. Hike was easy with just a few places that would be scary for someone who doesn't like heights. Recommend for families with smaller children too

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Piedra River Trail is excellent for a novice hiker. There is little to no grade for the entire trial, yet it follows the scenic piedra river, in all its glory. Also great trail for rock climbers. This trail definitely offers something for everyone. Beautiful and peaceful, with opportunities that are a bit more extreme.

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Newton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Great views along a well marked trail. Nice picnic lunch along the river and enjoyed watching the rock climbers

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Loveland, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

They were working on the trail as we began our hike. The trail crew said the bridge was a great turn around point for a quicker hike. They encouraged us to look for wild hops growing out of the soapstone as we hike. As we began down the trail, the aspens were filled with bright gold. The colors were only... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is an excellent hike into a magnificent and extremely rugged river valley. The trail is well worn and gets lots of people and horse traffic each day. The scenery is second to none. You should carry lots of water during the warmer months you will need it. There are bears in the area though I have never seen one... More 

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