Experience the Mountains of Southwest Colorado

Welcome to the City of Ouray, the “Outdoor Recreation Capital of Colorado”. Centrally located in Southwestern Colorado, Ouray is the perfect basecamp for your explorations offering treasure trove of unique experiences all year long. Visit our unforgettable scenery, experience our authentic small town culture, attend weekly arts and cultural opportunities and embark on endless adventures.

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Nestled in a canyon at the base of the stunning San Juan Mountains, this quaint town acts as a base camp for families and adventurers alike searching for memorable experiences in the great outdoors. What makes Ouray truly one-of-a-kind is its personality. Coupled with the majestic mountains and charming Victorian streets, the spirit of the Old West abounds in town and Ouray’s residents keep it alive through their friendliness, hospitality and genuine nature. This historic energy reverberates along the valley’s walls and makes simple things like hiking the Perimeter Trail, listening to live music in the park, strolling through the eclectic shops along Main Street or grabbing a bite at one of the fantastic, locally owned restaurants especially memorable. You’ve arrived to the ultimate guide to enjoying Ouray, Colorado… now let’s plan an unforgettable trip. 

Where to Stay

Where to Stay

What to Do

What to Do

Featured Travel Video: Hold On

We know it has been a long time since your last visit to Ouray, and that big day could not get here fast enough!  Odds are you are thinking; road trip!  Well, sit back and spend 2 minutes of your life watching our latest travel video called "Hold On!"  It is sure to get you restless to start traveling.


 

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