A Historic Tour of Ouray

A Historic Tour of Ouray

Sharing Ouray’s history with our guests is a way to show them how our home, once a thriving mining town, is now flourishing as a tourism destination with stunning period architecture, astonishing scenery, and relaxing hot springs. Follow us on a tour through time as...
Help the Ouray Ice Park Stay Open to the Public

Help the Ouray Ice Park Stay Open to the Public

A Man-Made Ice Climbing Wonder Every season, the staff of the Ouray Ice Park works together to shape the spectacular Uncompahgre Gorge into an ice-climbing wonder. It all starts in November when ice farmers spray water down the canyon walls of the Uncompahgre Gorge to...
History of Red Mountain Pass

History of Red Mountain Pass

Any Colorado native knows the Million Dollar Highway is one of the most breathtaking, yet dangerous roads in the state. Red Mountain Pass is one of the most well known (and also most dangerous) sections of this highway here in Colorado. Despite its dangers, however,...
The Name of Ouray

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,...