“Paonia is a unique town, settled by farmers, ranchers and miners, now home to artists and outdoor lovers as well. It consistently ranks as one of the “coolest” Colorado mountain towns, and that’s saying something!”
Surrounded by mountains and the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, Paonia, Colorado is in the North Fork Valley of western Colorado – the valley includes Paonia, Hotchkiss and Crawford.
Paonia is a focal point of back roads and trails leading into the forest, attracting hunters, hikers bicyclists and cross-country skiers. Hunters outfit themselves in Paonia before setting out to get their elk, deer, and bear. Few places offer such a wonderful combination of climate, scenery, lifestyle and recreation.
Everything you can imagine - breathtaking scenery, hiking, fishing, river rafting, hunting, boating, backpacking are part of the big adventure in Paonia, Colorado. We are ready to go now!