Limitless opportunity for adventure & relaxation


Make one of our two beautiful vacation homes base camp for your Colorado Rocky Mountain experience. Spectacular mountain and river valley views, world class skiing, hiking, fishing, natural hot springs and much more make Acorn Lodging in Colorado an awe-inspiring vacation destination.



Visit for a full list of local restaurants, special offers and coupons. It’s your complete handbook to the wide variety of dining options in Pagosa Springs. Our favorite spots include: 

Breakfast: Pagosa Baking Company

Lunch: Kip's Grill & Cantina (Awesome tacos!)

Dinner: The Alley House Grille

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Pagosa Springs offers some of the best fishing in the world, right near our vacation rentals in the San Juan River and also in the many nearby lakes and streams. Visit Best Fishing in Pagosa for more information.

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Durango silverton steam train rides

Enjoy spectacular and stunning scenery in every season. Visit the railroad'sspecial events pages for everything from Polar Express trips to Pumpkin and Fall Foliage excursions. Acorn Lodging Guests enjoy 10% off train ride ticketsA must do activity when visiting our area! 

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ski at wolf creek ski area

We are some of the closest rental cabins (only 20 minutes or so) to this Fabulous Ski area that boasts the "most snow in Colorado." We have to say they have the best "champagne" powder we have ever skied or boarded! And unlike Vail, Steamboat or Aspen, their prices are very reasonable. They usually open around mid-November but check back often as sometimes they open on Halloween!

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Outback mountain ATV Rentals

Great prices, gorgeous trails, awesome ATV's! This is a must do when visiting Pagosa Springs in the fall, spring or summer. (PS Not available in the winter months).


Mesa verde national park

A short side trip will enable you to explore the cliff dwellings of the Anasazi. A site of international attraction, the culture represented at reflects more than 700 years of history. From approximately A.D. 600 through A.D. 1300, a community lived and flourished throughout the area, eventually building elaborate stone villages in the sheltered alcoves of the canyon walls. Call (970) 529-4465 for visiting information.


pagosa hot springs

Terraced to overlook the San Juan River, The Springs offers numerous hot pools to choose from. Temperatures ranging from 83 to 114 degrees F. (27-46 C.) ensure you will find the right comfort level. Four pools are designated as Adults Only, but The Springs also offers a large family-friendly swimming pool and 14 soaking pools and an outdoor movie theatre open to all ages.  Swim attire is mandatory in all resort pools. Open until very late at night!

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colorado's most beautiful drive

We are located just off Highway 160, also known as "The Million Dollar Highway." Take a drive on one of Colorado's most scenic byways.



The nearby Pagosa Springs Golf Club boasts a 27-Hole Championship Course. 


white water Rafting, tubing & kayaking

Pagosa Outside offers beginner and intermediate trips out of Pagosa on the San Juan River (May and June). Visit their web site for more information on guided trips, rentals and more. 


cumbres & toltec scenic railroad

Climb aboard the National Historic Landmark for a 64-mile day trip you’ll never forget. Their coal-fired steam engine carries you through steep mountain canyons, high desert, and lush meadows as you zig zag between the Colorado and New Mexico border. Open your eyes to spectacular and rare Western scenery which can only be viewed from our train’s unique route. Ride in the Victorian elegance of a deluxe parlor car or choose the budget-friendly coach car. Either way, a delicious buffet lunch is included. 

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endless outdoor possibilities!

Hike, ride a horse, snowmobile, mountain bike or ski on the nearly 1 million acres of surrounding national forest and wilderness areas right outside our cabin doors! For more local adventures and events check out