Ouray Off The Beaten Path

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    Bachelor Mine tour

    by goingsolo Written Apr 25, 2004

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    Ouray

    In 1884, three bachelors discovered silver near Ouray. The mine later produced $90 million in silver. The tour leads you through the mine on a mine train with real miners as guides. There's also an opportunity to pan for gold.
    1 mi north of Ouray on Hwy 550 and turn right on CR 14

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    Lower Cascade Falls

    by goingsolo Written Apr 25, 2004

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    Lower Cascade Falls

    Just outside of town, its a short trail to the falls. Heading south on main street, turn left on 8th Avenue

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    Ouray Ice Park

    by goingsolo Written Apr 23, 2004

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    snow and ice by the side of the road

    In between seasons. Its still too early for ice climbing season to begin, although there has been some snowfall

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    Ouray County Museum

    by goingsolo Written Apr 25, 2004

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    Ouray

    The museum in located in an 1887 miner's hospital and has several exhibits that depict the town's mining history. There's a re-created mine and other exhibits. 420 6th Avenue

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    Yankee Boy Basin

    by goingsolo Written Apr 25, 2004

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    There are several abandoned mining sites in this area as well as Mount Sneffels, one of Colorado's climbable 14ers.
    Take forest service road 853 (Camp Bird Road) near Box Canyon Falls

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