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Colorado Creative Corridor

The Colorado Creative Corridor travels some 331 miles through a handful of state-certified Creative District destinations including Carbondale, Crested Butte, Paonia, Ridgway and Salida. These five towns combine to offer a collective experience of unique event programming and activities, alongside mountain town eclecticism, majestic vistas and outdoor recreation, and authentic Colorado mountain culture.

Ridgway On The Rails: 1-Day Itinerary

As the birthplace and early headquarters of the famed Rio Grande Southern Railroad, the town of Ridgway is a center point for discovering the West’s rail history. Located on the northern edge of the rugged San Juan Mountains, the town and the surrounding area relied on trains including the Denver & Rio Grande and Silverton Railroads for the development of mining, ranching and agriculture. Local historians and train enthusiasts have preserved this important heritage, and invite visitors to travel back into our rich past.

Fall Foliage: 2-night escape

This two-night itinerary provides activities, dining options and lodging ideas for a fall color trip to Ridgway, Colorado.

A Summer Day In Ridgway

Scenic trails to bike or walk, water to float, tasty eateries, and movie history to boot.

Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop

Ridgway is part of the Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop, a multi-destination route featuring rejuvenating activities and restful nights – a great way to spend a few days or a couple weeks.

A Magical Night of Stargazing

On any clear moonless night, you can expect to see four to eight meteors per hour in the skies above Ridgway. Our town is an International Dark Sky Community as well as being located next to the International Dark Sky Park of Top of the Pines, because we protect our night sky views by limiting lighting and glare that causes stars and planets to disappear.

Visitors Center & Ridgway Area Chamber

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce promotes business and community development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The Ridgway Visitor Center, located at 150 Racecourse Road, Ridgway, Colorado 81432 (across from Citizens Bank off of HWY 62), The visitor center is closed as of October 1st and will reopen Memorial Day weekend.

P.O. Box 544
Ridgway, Colorado 81432

See you in Ridgway

Adventure, night life and all around easy living await you in Ridgway Colorado, gateway to the San Juan Mountains.

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