day trips from Ouray

Winter Activities in Southwest Colorado

Looking for a great day trip from Ouray for winter activities? Ever thought about Grand Mesa outside of Grand Junction? Grand Mesa has plenty to do in the winter with beautiful views, it’s worth the two-hour drive! The GMNC (Grand Mesa Nordic Council) grooms over 32 miles of trails for cross-country skiing, skate skiing, and …

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Ridgway State Park In Ouray County Colorado Offers Great Family Fun

For those who enjoy an easy bicycle ride, the mountains in Ouray can prove challenging.  Although the mostly paved bicycle trail from Ridgway Colorado into the Ridgway State Park is far from flat, it beckons many riders, young and old with its beautiful scenery and its easy pace.  The uphills are fairly short and mostly …

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Ghost Towns of the San Juans – Animas Forks

Over 500 Miles of Four Wheel Drive Trails Provide a Glimpse into the History of Southwest Colorado Mining History. It is hard to believe as we put our jeep into four low and ascend the side of a mountain, high above timberline that once hardy men and women made this journey in the dead of …

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