Pagosa Springs Town Parks
Hours of Operation
Parks located within the Town of Pagosa Springs are open from dawn to dusk with exceptions for special events.
Pagosa Springs Park Rules
Don’t get in trouble, there are rules that are enforced and breaking them can land you with a citation. Please be respectful and avoid littering.
Downtown Pagosa Springs
Although South Park is not located along the San Juan River, it offers a variety of activities to enjoy the outdoors. There are a number of amenities to speak of at this location; including basketball courts, volleyball, barbeque grills, and picnic tables. It also boasts a large playground for the kids which is shaded in the summer time.
South Park is located on corner of South 8th Street and Apache Street. Parking is located on 8th Street.
Yamaguchi is bordered on the east by the San Juan River and has over a half mile of sidewalks.
Yamaguchi Park has the most to offer; including a concrete skate park, athletic fields, water fountains, restrooms, barbeque grills, picnic tables, and more amenities.
684 S 5th St, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
South 5th Street across from the Sports Complex. Parking is available along 5th Street.
River Center Park
In addition to river access, this park boasts two ponds that provide both fishing and ice skating dependent upon the season and conditions. Tables and barbecues provide great places to stop and picnic or just relax on one of the benches and enjoy the outdoors.
River Center Park is located behind the River Center Shopping complex on the north side of Highway 160 on the east side of Pagosa Springs. Access and parking can be made by taking the driveway by the Malt Shoppe and turning right (going behind the shopping complex).
With access points off of Hot Springs Blvd and behind the San Juan Motel, Reservoir Hill is an outdoor treasure. Locals and visitors alike enjoy hiking, mountain biking, snow shoeing, and cross country skiing on the many trails traversing the hill. Look for the wood sculptures scattered on the hill, try your hand at disc golf, search for the endangered Pagosa Skyrocket, or enjoy the music festivals held in the meadow.
Trailheads for Reservoir Hill are located behind the San Juan Motel and off of San Juan Street behind the Healing Waters Spa. Parking is available by Town Park off of San Juan Street and at the trailhead behind the Healing Waters.
The site of many events, Town Park is by far one of the most popular parks in Pagosa Springs.
Improvements on the river by both the Town and private donations has made this the place to be for river activities such as tubing, kayaking, and more.
Hermosa Street & San Juan Street at Hot Springs Blvd. Parking can be accessed from Hermosa Street and San Juan Street.
Known for the San Juan Riverwalk, located behind the County Building with access from 5th Street.
Parking is located behind the County Building – please be sure that you are not parking in assigned parking spots.
San Juan Riverwalk, behind the County Building with access from 5th Street. Parking is located behind the County Building – please be sure that you are not parking in assigned parking spots.
Colman Park has a 18 hole disk golf course and winter trails groomed exclusively for cross-country skiing. Please, no walkers and snowshoers on the groomed trails! Snowmobiles are prohibited in Cloman Park.
Cloman Blvd. & Piedra Blvd., Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
From Hwy 160; turn north on Piedra Blvd. to a right on Cloman Blvd (Steven’s Field airport sign). Cloman Blvd dead ends into Cloman Park parking lot.
Parks Near Pagosa Springs
Aspen Springs Disk Golf
This is a 9 hole disk golf course in an open park with shade near parking lot. The Aspen Springs course is an ideal place to go to avoid crowds.
From Pagosa Springs, go west on US-160 for 11 miles to a left on Hurt Dr. Follow it to the right and make a left to stay on Hurt Dr., 0.6 mile to a left on Ute Dr. Drive across valley and park at pavilion.
Navajo State Park
Close to Pagosa Springs, Navajo State Park has a large lake where you can enjoy relaxing and engaging in water sport activities. Many people choose to visit Navajo Lake for fishing, picnics, swiming and other fun summer activities. You are allowed to bring 3.2% beer here. Camping is available year-round.
1526 County Rd 982, Arboles, CO 81121 From Hwy 160; turn South on Hwy 151, pass Chimney Rock, and left on Trujio Road.
San Juan National Forest
The SJNF covers 1.8 million acres in the southwestern corner of Colorado.
The Forest Supervisor’s Office is located in the San Juan Public Lands Center in Durango, Colorado, with district offices in Bayfield, Dolores and Pagosa Springs. fs.usda.gov/sanjuan
Contact Parks Department
|Parks & Recreation Director|
Darren Lewis 451 Hot Springs Blvd PO Box 1859 Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
|Recreation Coordinator |
Briana Bryant451 Hot Springs Blvd. PO Box 1859 Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
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