Dancing Bear Retreat is located in Pagosa Lakes. When you stay with us, you’ll have access to private stocked lakes, recreation center with indoor pool, racquetball courts, fitness facility with full gym and classes, Pagosa Springs 27 hole golf course, disc golf, miniature golf and hot air ballooning.
You’ll find us located close to a grocery store, restaurants and we’re minutes from downtown, with the famous Pagosa hot springs, shopping, more restaurants and tubing on the San Jun River past the hot springs.
Enjoy fly fishing in the San Juan and Piedra Rivers, great hiking trails in the San Juan mountains and Weimenuche Wilderness and on the Continental Divide Trail. The wonderful Treasure Falls is only fifteen minutes away with its beautiful waterfall, en route to Wolf Creek ski area and the Continental Divide.
There are several outfitters in the area that offer horseback riding and one offers chuck wagon dinners. Durango is an hour away with it’s famous train to the old mining town of Silverton; also home of the turn of the century Statler Hotel and numerous shops and restaurants along its quaint main street. Chimney Rock Archeological Site is thirty minutes west of Pagosa and the Mesa Verde National Park site of ancient ruins is about two hours from Pagosa Springs.
This is the land of beautiful blue skies, scenic mountains and crystal clear rivers and lakes – a wonderful place to be outside!