Ouray Colorado Vacation Guide and Trip Planning Information for SW Colorado

Top Three Scenic Drives in Ouray, Colorado for Passenger Vehicles

Posted by Maria Ziemba on Thu, Sep 06, 2012 @09:47 PM

Take the back roads in Ouray County and see more in just a short drive!

Often referred to as the Jeeping Capital of the World, Ouray and the surrounding area boast over 500 miles of four wheel drive roads. Each trail is filled with spectacular scenery; a journey into the colorful past that is the Western Slope of Colorado. Abandoned mines, wildflowers, mountain lakes and waterfalls are just a few of the sights awaiting you on any given trail.

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Tags: fall foliage, scenic drives, colorado, box canyon lodge & hot springs colorado, day trips from Ouray, san juan mountains, fishing

Fishing in SW Colorado Near Ridgway and Ouray

Posted by Karen Avery on Sat, Jun 30, 2012 @07:41 PM

In August 2010, the Alpine Triangle, near the towns of Ouray, Silverton, and Lake City, in the San Juan mountains in SW Colorado were named one of the "Best Wild Places" by Field and Stream magazine.  There are pictures from their three day adventure vacation into the area as well as some details outlining their route.  Day 2 included a trip over Cinnamon Pass into Lake City.  Day 3 began with a jeep ride into Ouray and Ridgway. 

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Tags: places to visit in colorado, southwest colorado, ouray, fishing in sw colorado, fishing