true grit

Official Press Release – Ridgway Capitalizes on its True Grit Connection

Last week, I had the pleasure of participating in the new True Grit Walking Walking Tour in Ridgway. We met at the visitors center by the Railroad Museum, a testament to the history of the railroad and how it influenced the conception of the town. Fridays in Ridgway are also when the Farmers Market is …

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Original “True Grit” Filmed in Southwest Colorado In and Near Ouray

Last Dollar Road Provides a Stunning Backdrop for Photographers Year Round and Springtime is no Exception.   The Original “True Grit” starring John Wayne was filmed on several locations in Ouray County including the town of Ridgway, in the Ouray County Courthouse, and up on Owl Creek Pass.  However, the Ross Ranch was actually just …

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Ouray & Ridgway Colorado were home to the first “True Grit”

A list of things to do in Ouray Colorado is not complete without finding a few movie locations.  Many westerns were filmed in and around Ouray County including the original production of “True Grit” staring John Wayne, Kim Darby and Glen Campbell.   John Wayne won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Rooster …

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