Paonia is tucked away about a mile off the main road, Highway 133. The beautiful downtown area consists of a few blocks of business, shopping and dining. It’s located north of Crawford.
Paonia State Park – Located in a narrow canyon, this remote park is located in the heart of the Rockies. Camping, fishing and boating are the main draws.
- Paonia State Park has thirteen basic campsites in two campgrounds.
- Muddy Creek north of town has great fishing.
Jun-Jul – Paonia Cherry Days – July 4th week festivities showcasing the town’s ripe cherries. For over 70 years they celebrate with food, concerts, rodeo, parade and talent show.
Things to do near Paonia, CO
- Penny (45mi)
Falls Colors On Kebler Pass – This seasonal mountain highway connects Crested Butte with Paonia. The drive over Kebler Pass takes nearly two hours. It’s a fairly high pass at 10,007 feet that leads through spectacular alpine terrain. Peaks tower in the distance…