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Piedra River Trail

16 mi North of Hwy 160 on Piedra Rd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
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Bautiful area

Falls were well worth the visit. Hike seems longer than 1/2 mile and can be treacherous in areas... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Darlah Y
Awesome trail!

We loved this trail. While it is several miles long, we only went in about 1 1/2 miles and back... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ralph B
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Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States
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“beautiful hike” (16 reviews)
“easy hike” (23 reviews)
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16 mi North of Hwy 160 on Piedra Rd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 10 September 2017

you need two vehicles or a pick-up! start at Piedra river crossing on route 600/631, hike west for six hours + until you reach the bridge over the Piedra on route 166/622. Great views over the river and box canyons. Not too strenuous.

Thank HermanTheGerman-inTX
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is one of my favorite trails anywhere, due to the variety of scenery along the way, the relative ease of the activity, and the ability to keep going and going, if you choose. (Years ago we hiked far enough out to fly fish in...More

Thank coopnm
Reviewed 19 August 2017

There is something to stare at around every turn in this trail. We hiked with six kids and two moms back to the river and enjoyed a rest and picnic lunch before heading out. A good mix of flat and hills, with the water almost...More

Thank TexTrav2012
Reviewed 17 August 2017

take PIEDRA road north off of 160 up nice gravel road about 25 miles up to WILLIAMS reservoir for awesome drive....plan to take a picnic lunch and eat at the CIMMARON campground above the lake...up past cimmarron is the PARADISE campground which is a horse...More

Thank mmiller007
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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 Jimmy B | Reviewed this property |
Thanks! They did fine and we all enjoyed it!
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