Situated just 40 minutes from Montrose is the majestically sited town of Ouray, a perfect choice for a memorable day trip.
Charming Victorian-era buildings rest beneath soaring granite walls booming with waterfalls and crisscrossed with a host of hiking trails. From ghost towns and mine tours to luxurious natural hot springs, Ouray welcomes families and intrepid spirits alike.
Don't miss Cascade Falls and Ouray's famous Box Canyon Falls. Cascade Falls tumbles down the cliff's face just east of town. You can hike to the lower or upper falls or simply enjoy the view from main street. Box Canyon Falls, Ouray's own wonder of the world, is the culmination of Canyon Creek narrowing and spilling thousands of gallons a minute over the falls.