Colorado’s low humidity has perks, but can create dry, dangerous conditions. Keep campfires small and manageable to avoid sparking wildfires. Be sure to check local restrictions before traveling here.
If you are setting out on an adventure to Ouray County, we ask that you travel responsibly to keep our community safe. Please check local guidelines and restrictions before traveling.
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Ouray County is home to a wide array of family-run businesses, local restaurants, independent art galleries and entrepreneurial ventures. Ridgway is one of 26 Certified Colorado Creative Districts, and part of the Creative Corridor. The Colorado Spirits Trail runs through the heart of Ouray, with options for breweries in both communities. Although we are a small mountain community, you can find just about any type of food, with many restaurants sourcing local. Spending your vacation dollars at our unique stores, dining establishments, accommodations, and services preserves our community’s special character by supporting our economy.
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 current visitor center hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
P.O. Box 544
Ridgway, Colorado 81432