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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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Gorgeous hike!

We love to take this hike when we visit Pagosa Springs. It is not difficult and children would enjoy it also.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Loveland, Colorado
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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We love to take this hike when we visit Pagosa Springs. It is not difficult and children would enjoy it also.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

2 trailheads. We went to the west one near Piedra Falls. You can park and hike as long as you feel like it. Round trip is 22 miles. Its all very easy and can be done in a day but I don't recommend doing the whole thing for everyone not used to hiking, elderly or small children. Either leave a... More 

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Branson
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

walked across the river pedestrian bridge, saw a community garden riverside, then into the main street for shopping and munchies!

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Denver, Colorado
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I only hiked a total of 3 hours, but loved every inch. It was very peaceful and not a lot of people when I went. I would bet that there are bears there, so watch yourself.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I have to say a big Thank You to the TripAdvisor reviewers who gave this hike great reviews. Our family absolutely loved this hike. We went to the bridge and back, but we would have gone farther if it wasn't for little legs in our hiking party. As it was, our 7 year old had not problems with the approximate... More 

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Brownwood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We have been many times to this area in Pagosa Springs, CO. It is the most beautiful place and we are drawn back there every year. A must see place to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The Piedra River Trail is, hands down, one of the most scenic areas around Pagosa. Between the mountain views and rock walls by the river, it's worth a visit... And, best of all, it's a moderately easy walk without significant elevation gain. This makes it ideal for anyone visiting from lower-elevation areas and wants to take in some scenery but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

How fabulous to be able to hike alongside a flowing river. This is a great trail because you can walk as far as you like and always be able to take a break alongside the water.

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Farmington, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Fun easy hike and if you are adventurous enough, take your bathing suit and jump off the cliffs into the icy snow melt below. If you are not adventurous, hike up to the top and find a nice perch to watch the other crazy souls as they take the plunge. beautiful hike, very easy and only takes about a 1/2... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I almost hate to write this review so I can keep it quiet! This is my favorite place to go with the dogs in the summer.....we take a mile or two walk, chill (literally) in the cool river and the scenery around you is so serene. I go for solitude and rarely run into people on this trail. I am... More 

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