High Country Lodge
Travel Blogs from Pagosa Springs
It was raining again as I checked out of my hotel in Santa Fe. I didn't have any reason to believe I'd have better luck at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument today than I did yesterday so I just headed for my next destination, Chimney Rock National Monument. My route there took me past Ghost Ranch. ...
... quickly. Showered, ate breakfast and but Sheeba in her kennel. I made sure to put quilts and blankets around so she couldn't scratch the wood cabinets. Then we were ready to go. As we locked the camper you could already hear her start trying to get out just like she always does.
We arrived at the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad at 9:40. I could give you a lot more info. but I will give you the overview. The ...
Day Eight Morning -- Hot Air Ballooning!
We left our cozy cabin in Hesperus before dawn to drive to Pagosa Springs for a hot air balloon ride with Rocky Mountain Balloon Adventures. We really wanted to do the balloon ride out of Moab over the National Parks, but he was not flying the one morning we were there and the Pagosa Springs location fit our itinerary so we did a 1 hour ...
... and just as i got there i heard a mighty RAWWWWRRRRR back in the direction i came from but farther to the treeline. I kid you not, that bear sounded like a Monster! ..and it was loud. Of course it could have been a koala size bear just amplifying right next to a couple large boulders. So, it was about an hour or so to daylight, i looked at my paper tent, then the car, then back at my tent. I am not ashamed to say, i thought i'd relax in the car till ...
... br> Piedra Loop Drive and River Trail
Great scenery on the Piedra Road. Fabulous trail above the river going through georgous narrow canyon. Opening day of elk hunting; encountered hunters along the trail. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking