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Treasure Falls, Pagosa Springs

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Must see · Waterfall · Nature / Park
Treasure Falls is a waterfall in the San Juan Mountains, within Mineral County, Colorado. It is located in the San Juan National Forest, off U.S. Highway 160, about 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Pagosa Springs. The falls are named after a local legend about "a treasure of gold" buried in the mountain that the falls plunge from.

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  • Short, but steep hike to a beautiful falls. A nice, short adventure on a pleasant sunny day. There are two trails to the falls. Be sure to take the "Main Trail" which is better kept and far easier....  more »
  • Beautiful view. Many things to look at along the way. Best thing of all it’s free. Must do in Pagosa. In a place where little is free it is nice to have something of such great value be free.  more »
  • Unfortunately the falls was all dried up when we got there.
  • Well-maintained trail up the north/"left" side and a tougher, less maintained trail up the south/"right" side that meet at a bridge at the base of the falls. Recommend going up to the right and circling back down the easier trail.
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