Ouray

Explore Ouray, Colorado

A Victorian winter wonderland or summertime exploration of hiking trails, historical off-road mining routes, and some of Colorado’s best natural hot springs. Ouray is a unique mountain destination for world travelers for over 100 years, with quality lodging, restaurants, shops, and activities available year-round. Ouray is home to hundreds of miles of historic Jeep roads, natural sulfur-free hot springs with stunning views, the world-renowned Ouray Ice Park, and spectacular back-county and cross-country skiing.

Take a step back in time and experience our legends and unique landscape. Enjoy Victorian architecture, friendly mountain people, and a peaceful atmosphere that runs on its own time—more about Ouray and the neighboring town Ridgeway.

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Attractions in Ouray

Ouray Hot Springs Pool

Enjoy the soothing pleasure of soaking in all natural hot springs water in this family-oriented facility, which includes a fitness center.  The pool offers three temperatures of sulfur-free mineral waters ranging from 80-104 degrees.  Open year-round.  1200 Main Street, 970-325-7073. View our Colorado Hot Springs Guide.

Box Canyon Falls & Park

Visit Box Canyon Falls, a spectacular geological wonder where a 285-foot waterfall plummets into a narrow quartzite canyon.  CR 361, 970-325-7080

Ouray Historical Walking Tour

Ouray is proud to be a designated National Historic District.  Stop by the Visitors Center or Historical Museum for a complimentary brochure and map that explores the entire town, showcasing private homes and other examples of Victorian architecture.

Hiking

Ouray is home to over 70 spectacular well-maintained trails, many of which are easily accessible from town.  Enjoy the Ouray Perimeter Trail, Uncompaghre Riverwalk, and Bear Creek National Recreation Trail, just to name a few.  Hiking maps and books are available at the Ouray Visitor Center.

Jeeping & Off-Highway Adventures

Ouray offers access to hundreds of miles of historic mining roads, popular with off-highway and 4-wheeling enthusiasts.  Traverse a variety of forest and alpine terrain and view extreme mountain peaks, wildflowers, and waterfalls.  Visit ghost towns and historic mining buildings.  Local tour and rental companies let visitors customize their adventures.

Ouray Victorian Inn

50 3rd Ave., Ouray, CO
970-325-7222
Located on the beautiful Uncompahgre River in view of the spectacular San Juan Mountains, Ouray Victorian Inn is Southwe...
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Quality Inn – Ouray

191 5th Ave, Ouray, CO
970-325-7203
Our Quality Inn® hotel in Ouray, CO has the value you’re looking for when you travel. Enjoy a variety of amenitie...
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Ouray Victorian Inn

50 3rd Ave., Ouray, CO
970-325-7222
Located on the beautiful Uncompahgre River in view of the spectacular San Juan Mountains, Ouray Victorian Inn is Southwe...
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Quality Inn – Ouray

191 5th Ave, Ouray, CO
970-325-7203
Our Quality Inn® hotel in Ouray, CO has the value you’re looking for when you travel. Enjoy a variety of amenitie...
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Durango Hot Springs

6475 Co Rd 203 Durango, CO 81301
970-247-0111
Durango Hot Springs in Colorado Surrounded by mountain views, these natural mineral hot springs are like no other on Ea...
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Quality Inn – Ouray

191 5th Ave, Ouray, CO
970-325-7203
Our Quality Inn® hotel in Ouray, CO has the value you’re looking for when you travel. Enjoy a variety of amenitie...
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