things to do in ouray

Ouray Perimeter Trail gets TLC from the OTG

Circling the City of Ouray, the Perimeter Trail takes Hikers on a Path to Beauty! The Ouray Trail Group is a non-profit corporation of volunteers working with the U.S. Forest Service dedicated to the preservation and safe use of hiking trails in Ouray County. Thanks to these fine individuals, we are fortunate to have miles …

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Things to do in Ouray Colorado – Balloon Over the San Juans

Hot Air Ballooning in Ouray County, Colorado   Nearly everyday in the summer months, visitors can enjoy a Hot Air Balloon Ride in Ridgway, Colorado.   Check it off the bucket list:  Hot Air Ballooning in SW Colorado.  Ridgway, a mere 10 minute car ride from Ouray, provides a wonderful backdrop to a Hot Air …

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Ouray Nordic Council Makes Outdoor Winter Sports Safe and Fun!

Skiing and Snowshoeing season in the San Juan Mountains is about to begin! November is upon us, and Mother Nature has been smiling on Southwest Colorado. We have gotten some wonderful storms: just enough snow to coat the mountains, followed by beautiful sunshiny days that entice any one looking out a window to go out …

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If You Visit ANY County Museum, Make it the Ouray County Museum!

The Ouray County Museum is a treasure of memorabilia from the last 150 years of Colorado history.  It has 27 rooms on display including a replica of an old mine, a blacksmith shop, a mineral collection, an old jail cell and many others.  It also includes countless historical photos from its rich archive along the walls and …

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