Ouray Hiking Trails

One of the best trails to get you started while visiting, The Ouray Perimeter Trail. Ouray's Perimeter Trail is a unique six-mile hiking experience that features remarkably varied terrain, unmatched scenery, four waterfalls, five bridges, up close geology and a hidden troll. Hiking it involves approximately 1,600 feet of elevation gain and loss and will typically take 4-5 hours to complete. Good footwear and trekking poles are highly recommended



 The Uncompahgre River Walk trail begins at Uncompahgre Street, 0.8 mile north of the Hot Springs Park. This is a loop trip along the riverbank of the Uncompahgre River. The terrain is relatively flat, and the trail meanders along a sun-filled wildflower meadow from its trailhead to the city's north boundary. The Silvershield Trail climbs to the west; Gold Hill looms to the east; and Mt. Abram guards the valley to the south. This 4.10 mile, loop trail near Ouray, Colorado. Generally considered an easy route, it takes an average of 1 h 45 min to complete. This is a popular trail for camping, hiking, and trail running, but you can still enjoy some solitude during quieter times of day. The best times to visit this trail are April through October. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash