Cool and unique things to do in ouray

Box canyon falls

Box Canyon and Box Canyon Falls are popular tourist destinations for the ferocious waterfall, towering cliffs, and incredible views.

Desert Botanical Garden

Visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, surfing, fishing, and searching for shells.

Ouray hot springs

The crown jewel of Ouray, the natural hot springs are nestled in a beautiful mountain setting…like it’s stunning. There are five hot springs pools of different temperatures, waterslides, and an inflatable obstacle course.

Visit downtown ouray

The town comes alive with tourists and locals enjoying the many independent shops and restaurants downtown. Stop by the local souvenir shop for unique t-shirts, sweatshirts, or other gear.

San juan mountains

The San Juan Mountains are a breathtaking sight. They surround Ouray and provide endless outdoor adventure opportunities, including hiking, biking, camping, fishing, and climbing.

Ouray ice park

The Ouray Ice Park is a one-of-a-kind destination for ice climbing enthusiasts. The park has 150 routes of varying difficulty, making it a popular destination for both beginner and experienced climbers.

Desert Botanical Garden

Visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, surfing, fishing, and searching for shells.

Jeep tours

Jeep tours are a great way to see the area’s incredible scenery and are perfect for families or groups of friends. Plus, you don’t have to worry about getting lost – your knowledgeable tour guide will ensure you stay on track.

Beaumont hotel

From its Victorian-style architecture to its world-class amenities, the Beaumont is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. For visitors looking for a taste of history and luxury in the Rocky Mountains, there is no better choice than the Beaumont Hotel.

Rock climbing

If you’re new to rock climbing, Ouray is a great place to start – there are instructors happy to take you on beginner-friendly climbs.

Desert Botanical Garden

Visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, surfing, fishing, and searching for shells.

san juan skyway

The San Juan Skyway is one of the most beautiful scenic drives in the country. It winds through the stunning San Juan National Forest, with towering peaks and pristine valleys.

Skiing and Snowboarding

If you’re looking for great skiing or snowboarding near Ouray, you’ve got plenty of excellent ski resorts. Telluride, Silverton Mountain Ski Area, and Lee’s Ski Hill are all nearby, and each has something unique.

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