Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado
Hot Air Ballooning in Ouray County, Colorado
Nearly everyday in the summer months, visitors can enjoy a Hot Air Balloon Ride in Ridgway, Colorado.
From Fireworks to Photography, Ouray and Ridgway are the Place to be This July!
There is no better place to be than Ouray County any time of year, but there is something extra special about the month of July. While temperatures reach triple digits everywhere else, in Ouray, we occasionally rech the upper 80's. Of course, 80* at 7800ft can be pretty hot, but that's no problem, because right outside our door are over 500 miles of four wheel drive roads leading to picnic spots beside waterfalls or even snow!
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 outside of Ouray County on Last Dollar Road.
Jeep Trails are opening up in the high country. Head on up to Ouray today!
Ouray Coun ty has had a beautiful Spring! With the snow almost gone, it is time to head out to the high country and enjoy the amazing scenery of the San Juan Mountain range. Wildflowers are blooming everywhere. It's just a question of where you want to go to see the full effect of blankets of color over green grass.
Mountain Air Music Series Begins its Second Year in Ouray!
Nothing quite compares to an afternoon at the park, enjoying a craft beer and dancing with friends new and old to live music!
Wildflower Season In Ouray Colorado - Best Spots for Photographers
Although wildflowers are starting to come out in the Ouray area now, the spectacular scenes with fields of color really don't show their stuff until early July. As the temperatures warm and the snow melts away, wildflowers begin their ascent up the mountain valley. Today, dandelions blanket the Magic Carpet between Ouray and Ridgway, a wonderfully beautiful sight, just whetting one's appetite for the season to come.