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Perimeter Trail

Main Street, Ouray, CO
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A great trail!

What a great resource. This well marked trail offers adventurous hiking all within sight of town... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Great hike/run and beautiful views!

This is my all time favorite trail for running and hiking! 16 miles of nature’s glory! This is... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Olathe, Colorado
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Main Street, Ouray, CO
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a great resource. This well marked trail offers adventurous hiking all within sight of town, and easy bail out options. Many good starting points but the visitors center is probably the best.

Thank E-twowheels
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This is my all time favorite trail for running and hiking! 16 miles of nature’s glory! This is colorado at its best!! Don’t miss this trail! From wildlife to waterfalls it’s the best!!!

Thank cstraub1983
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Thanks to the Ouray Trail Group for putting out such a detailed map of the Ouray Perimeter Trail, available at the Ouray Visitors Center, next to Ouray Hot Springs. The map details distances between stretches of this six-mile trail, which explores the city's cliffs &...More

Thank Patricia J
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Hiked about 15% of the perimeter trail to see the Box Canon bridge (access through tunnel) and the adjacent Twin Peaks trail. Nice trail, well marked, good views of the city and mountains surrounding Ouray.

Thank ronaustx
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This trail has some challengingly areas, but overall not too difficult. Hubby and I are in our 70's, and we managed to complete the 6 mile loop. Great views of the town. Thanks to the lady at the visitor center who recommended this hike. I...More

Thank tnc1969
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We loved this hike! We had four in our party, ages 49,39,20 and 12. Two are in good shape and two do moderate exercise. It was great for everyone! Being able to see the town and all of its landmarks in one afternoon is perfect!...More

1  Thank SuperShan30
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Great views on all sides of Ouray from the Perimeter Trail! We spent 3 hours and did about 80% of the trail. Great way to get a feel for the Ouray area while we were driving from Durango to Moab. Hope to come back and...More

Thank Nickie W
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This six-mile trail system has been constructed in segments that now allow hikers to circumnavigate the entire town. Some sections such as along the west side of the Uncompahgre River through town are easy for strolling and other parts across Oak Creek and up through...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This hike has lots of ups and downs, some easier than others but nothing that a relatively in shape person can't handle. We did get off track but because there are several trails that go back down to the town we were able to find...More

Thank TotalOfFive
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Rugged in places but very doable if you're up for an adventure! Plenty of great places to take pictures. Be sure to grab a free map at the visitors center before you start.

Thank Mountainsteve
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