Cozy Yurt Nestled in Rocky Mountains Backcountry, ColoradoPagosa Springs, Colorado (United States)
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· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue
This cozy yurt in Rocky Mountains backcountry in Colorado makes luxury camping a breeze with everything for a comfortable stay provided by the hosts. This pet-friendly and private yurt provides a cozy and comfortable backcountry accommodation along Colorado's Continental Divide. Bunk beds and pillows offer comfortable indoor sleeping and lounging for six, with plenty of tent space around the yurt for the kids and larger groups.
The well-supplied kitchen's cooking, eating, and cleaning supplies means light packs during the beautiful, gentle one-mile hike from guests' car to the yurt. Glampers bring their own food, sleeping bag or sheet and blanket, favorite pillow case, headlamp/flashlight, non-water beverages, and whatever other personal gear they desire.
There is a small grill outside for outdoor dining and a small picnic table. Solar lights glow the yurt interior at night. There are no electrical outlets, so leave hairdryers behind—travel light and simple. If desired bring solar or small portable power packs to charge small electronics. Most other necessities are provided.
Hiking and mountain biking adventures at all skill levels are right out the door. Explore the nearby burbling creeks, or relax on the deck and drink in the silence. A selection of books and games ensures the cozy nights in will never be boring! Read More
- Double bed
- Bunk bed
- Kitchen equipment
- Shared Barbecue
- Fire pit
Staying in this lovely yurt will put some style back into the average camping trip. Everything is provided from cooking and eating utensils to colorful crocs to wear around the house. Even the outhouse has stunning views! In the restroom area there is a solar shower in the summer. Year round guests will have access to creeks, ponds, and lakes stocked with fishing. In the nearby creek there's even fly fishing!Read More
Location + Surroundings
- Hot springs
This cozy yurt offers a unique lodging experience for any guest looking for a comfortable, backcountry stay. This accommodation sits in a peaceful draining in the southern Rocky Mountains in a large sunny spot beside two creeks. There’s always plenty of wildflowers and wildlife around for guests to marvel at. Historic roads nearby lead to the Continental Divide Trail in the San Juan Mountains where guests can enjoy miles of hiking and mountain biking. Surrounded by 1.86 million acres of the pristine forests of the Rio Grande National Forest, glampers will feel totally secluded in this natural paradise. Listen to the sounds of ravens cawing or the gentle breeze through the tall trees and you’ll begin to feel totally relaxed in this rustic yurt. Read More
- Bird watching
- Winter sports
Not only is this glamping site an incredible place to retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life for a relaxing getaway, there’s also plenty of activities to ensure guests never get bored! In the summer and fall this glamping resort turns into an incredible home base for all your outdoor adventures! Go fishing in the nearby lakes, rivers, and creeks. In summer enjoy miles of hiking and mountain biking in the nearby San Juan Mountains. Meander through meadows full of wild flowers. This site is perfect for high altitude trail runners as there’s essentially endless trails, historical logging roads, the CDT and gravel forest roads to train on at 10,000 to 20,000 feet. When winter rolls around there’s plenty of skiing, snowboarding, and much more in the Rio Grande National Forest that surrounded the park. This area is renown for the quality and amount of know it receives making this spot a truly hidden gem.
The best thing to do in this spot is to enjoy the peace and serenity of the forests surrounding this site year round.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Pets allowed
- No smoking
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
Dogs are allowed in summer. Please pick up after your 4-legged friends around the yurt, do not allow them to chase the wildlife, and use the dog bed provided.
Dogs are not allowed during the winter. Also during the winter, snow melt provides a water source.
In terms of visiting during the winter, guests who are not experienced in winter travel and hut living should consult their local mountaineering shop for a recommended equipment list.
Here are some guides to backcountry living to peruse prior to visiting this site:
"Colorado Hut to Hut, Volume 2" by Brian Litz
"The Hut Handbook: A Guide to Planning and Enjoying a Backcountry Hut Trip" by Scott Toepfer and Leigh Girvin
Please note: The yurt is located in an area where snowfall can be heavy, making for difficult and slow trail-breaking. Poor visibility may require map and compass skills to locate the yurt.
Plan accordingly! Guests should not underestimate the difficulty of winter travel in the backcountry, or overestimate their own skill.