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Dive into Fun: Tube Rentals in Pagosa Springs!

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Dive into Fun: Tube Rentals in Pagosa Springs

a woman tubing on The San Juan River  with Pagosa Adventure in Pagosa Springs, colorado

Hey there, fellow adventurers! If you’re looking for an exciting and refreshing way to enjoy the great outdoors in Pagosa Springs, let me tell you about tubing on the San Juan River. Trust me, it’s an experience you won’t want to miss.

The Perfect Summer Activity

Pagosa Springs is a beautiful town nestled in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, and the San Juan River runs right through it. On a hot summer day, there’s nothing quite like grabbing a tube and floating down this scenic river. Whether you’re with family, friends, or flying solo, tubing is the perfect way to cool off and have some fun.

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Finding the Right Tube Rental

First things first, you’ll need a tube. Luckily, we provide multiple tube rental options from the standard tube to a premium tube. All tube rentals come with a FREE courtesy shuttle  Plus, we provide life jackets and paddles if you need them. Safety first, right?

Getting Started

Once you’ve got your tube, it’s time to hit the river! The excitement starts as soon as you step into the cool, refreshing water. The San Juan River is gentle enough for beginners but still has a few mild rapids to keep things Exciting.

A Day on the River

a man tubing on a The San Juan River in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, With Pagosa Adventure in pagosa springs, colorado

As you float along, you’ll be surrounded by stunning mountain views and lush greenery. Keep an eye out for wildlife, too. I’ve spotted deer, birds, and even the occasional beaver on my trips. The river is usually pretty calm, so you can just sit back, relax, and let the current do the work.

One of my favorite parts of tubing is the camaraderie. You’ll meet fellow tubers along the way, and everyone is always in a great mood. One time, I joined a group of strangers who had brought a waterproof speaker, and we ended up having an impromptu river dance party. It’s those unexpected moments that make tubing so memorable.

Tips for a Great Tubing Experience

  1. Wear sunscreen: The Colorado sun can be intense, and you’ll be on the water for a while. Trust me, you don’t want to end the day looking like a lobster. If you forgot yours not to worry, we sell sunscreen at our tube shop!
  2. Bring water: Floating down the river can be surprisingly dehydrating. A reusable water bottle is a must.
  3. Secure your belongings: We offer sell phone cases and sunglass straps. Use them! I once lost a pair of sunglasses to the river, and I’ve been more careful ever since.
  4. Wear appropriate shoes: The riverbed can be rocky, so it’s a good idea to protect your feet. Flip flops and crocs are NOT appropriate, you need secure shoes/sandals that will stay on your feet.

Wrapping Up the Day

After a few hours (and laps on the river) of floating, you’ll reach the take-out point. Our courtesy shuttle will be waiting to bring you back to the rental shop. By then, you’ll probably be hungry, and Pagosa Springs has plenty of great places to grab a bite. We Love Riff Raff on the Rio  for some delicious tacos and a cold drink. It’s the perfect way to end a day on the river.

Final Thoughts

Tubing on the San Juan River in Pagosa Springs is more than just a fun activity; it’s an experience that brings people together and creates lasting memories. Whether you’re a seasoned river enthusiast or a first-timer, you’ll find yourself grinning from ear to ear as you float along.

So, next time you’re in Pagosa Springs, grab a tube, hit the river, and dive into the fun. You won’t regret it!

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