Animas Forks Provides a Glimpse into the Past

Among the many notable sights found in the San Juan Mountains and beyond Ouray are the remnants of the once-thriving Colorado ghost towns. Such ghost towns were at one point in history rife with miners looking to try their hand at achieving fame and wealth while digging for the elusive gold. Following the collapse of…Continued

Animas Forks

Among the many fascinating things to do in Ouray, Colorado, there is Animas Forks. Originally called Three Forks of the Animas, the first cabins were built there dating back to 1873. The town is located high in the San Juan Mountains. In 1876 Animas was a mining community. The small community was home to about…Continued