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Educational Events at the Ouray County Historical Museum

The Ouray County Historical Society is partnering with the Wright Opera House to provide several educational events to the public! For a $5 fee, you can learn about local mines, archeology, Hollywood films, and more. Each event takes place in the Wright Opera House at...

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6 of the Best Places to Hike Near Ouray

Hiking is a great way to find adventure in our little mountain town. There are hundreds of miles of hiking trails throughout Ouray and the surrounding regions! Before you leave, make sure to check with the Forest Service to make sure any high elevation hikes are okay...

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Is Ouray Dog Friendly?

Ouray accepts dogs of all shapes and sizes in our little mountain town. When you visit, you will see visitors with their dogs almost everywhere. Dog owners are known to walk their furry friends all over Ouray. When on Main Street, people will often leave their pups...

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What is the Million Dollar Highway?

Built in the 1880’s, the Million Dollar Highway is one of the most scenic drives. Part of it weaves through the San Juan Skyway, which is known as one of the most breathtaking drives in the world regarding view. However, despite all the beauty, there are also some...

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UTV Laws and Regulations in Ouray

Jeeping, four wheeling, and UTV riding are just a few of Ouray’s most popular activities for both locals and visitors. Taking a ride on these old mining trails is a great way to view the history of old mining locations and enjoy the mountains and forests that make up...

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Airports Near Ouray, Colorado

After a long plane ride, the last thing anyone wants to do is drive long. boring distances to their destination. Luckily, that’s not an issue when traveling to Ouray! Also known as the Switzerland of America, we have two nearby airports that are only between 1 and 1.5...

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Taking Advantage of Webcams in Colorado

Live webcams are great ways to check weather, examine traffic patterns, or observe the Colorado seasons. They show you a live feed of your area of interest. No matter your reason for using a webcam, it’s important to know how they can be used. Places to Find Webcams...

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Our 5 Favorite Things About Ouray

As a mountain town, we are surrounded by nature. No matter the season, Ouray has an abundance of fun activities and places to see. Here are our favorite things about the town! 1 - Breathtaking Views Often called the Switzerland of America, Ouray is a town nestled in...

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The Name of Ouray

Ouray is a town with so many aspects rich with history. The name of the town is no exception. What began our little mountain town? Where did it get its unique name? Pronunciation Those here in Ouray have heard almost every incorrect pronunciation of our town’s name,...

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Top 3 Wedding Locations in Ouray

Ouray provides one of the best possible backdrops for your wedding. No matter which venue you choose, you’ll be surrounded by towering mountains and Victorian style buildings. Even better, any details, big or small, can be arranged right here in town! 1 - Fellin Park...

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