Winter in Ouray can be an especially relaxing time of year. There are many fewer visitors so the rejuvenation qualities of the area ring true. If you are interested in more exhilarating activities, there are many. We have compiled a listing of some of our favorite winter past times and activities available near Ouray. This document lists many low cost or free things to do. Read the winter precautions that are included on this map by the US Forest Service of Red Mountain winter_recreation (14 Meg Download) or you can read about winter access north of Ouray using the Dave Wood Road Cross Country Ski Trail Map from the US Forest Service (6 Meg Download).
You can also read “Ouray: Things to do in the Winter” from our blog.