Here you will find links to other sites such as:
The Ouray Chamber and Resorts Association, Vacation Rentals, The Ridgeway State Park , Other Colorado Parks
and the U.S. Forest Service

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The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Relive history with the sights and sounds of yesteryear for a truly spectacular journey on board the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Experience the adventure of traveling by a coal fired, steam-powered locomotive on the same tracks miners, cowboys and settlers of the old west took over a century ago. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad winds through spectacular & breathtaking canyons in the remote wilderness of the two million acre San Juan National Forest for an unforgettable year round adventure. > View Website

Mesa Verde National Park
Mesa Verde National Park, a United Nations World Heritage Site, is known internationally for the fabulous cliff dwellings. In an effort to preserve this priceless archeological treasure, the National Park Service has excavated and stabilized both mesa top and cliff dwelling sites, chronologically interpreting some 700 years of mesa occupation so that people today can learn from the past. > View Website

Skiing at Silverton Mountain
Silverton Mountain is a new expert and advanced only ski/snowboard facility. One double chairlift accesses the steepest, most powder filled skiing this side of Valdez, Alaska. Silverton Mountain located in Silverton, Colorado opened for business on January 19th, 2002. They are a guided only operation with a maximum of 20 people a day.
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Ice Climbing
Located in the Uncompahgre Gorge, the Ouray Ice Park was opened in 1995 as the world’s first park devoted exclusively to the sport of ice climbing. Climbing is free. > View Website

Skiing in Telluride 
Telluride is right over the mountain from Ouray, and boasts some of the best skiing this side of the rocky mountains. Skiing and snowboarding lessons for all ages are offered. > View Website

How Far Is? 

Albuquerque: 300 miles (6 hours)
Denver: 305 miles ( 5 1/2 – 6 1/2 hours)
Colorado Springs: 267 miles (5 hours)
Cortez: 125 miles (2 1/2 hours)
Grand Junction: 90 miles (2 hours)
Durango: 80 miles (2 hours)
Telluride 47 miles (1 hour)
Montrose: 37 miles (45 minutes)
Silverton: 23 miles (45 minutes)
Ridgeway: 10 miles (10 minutes)