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Perimeter Trail

Main Street, Ouray, CO
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A Beautiful Hike

When we began this hike, it was our plan to do half of it. We started at the 5th Avenue/6th Street... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Local50
via mobile
amazing views

do this hike. it's hard in parts (especially when you arrive from sea level the day before) but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Humphiedoodle
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Baltimore, Maryland
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“cascade falls” (50 reviews)
“baby bathtubs” (16 reviews)
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Main Street, Ouray, CO
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"cascade falls"
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"visitor's center"
in 21 reviews
"baby bathtubs"
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"great hike"
in 19 reviews
"box canyon"
in 38 reviews
"ice park"
in 15 reviews
"ups and downs"
in 6 reviews
"bring plenty of water"
in 3 reviews
"challenging hike"
in 5 reviews
"elevation gain"
in 4 reviews
"rock wall"
in 3 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 8 reviews
"drop offs"
in 6 reviews
"spectacular views"
in 7 reviews
"take pictures"
in 4 reviews
"hot springs"
in 8 reviews
"town"
in 111 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When we began this hike, it was our plan to do half of it. We started at the 5th Avenue/6th Street Trail head and hiked south. It was such a beautiful day and the sites and scenery were amazing. When we got to the Oak...More

Thank Local50
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Reviewed 1 week ago

do this hike. it's hard in parts (especially when you arrive from sea level the day before) but it's wonderful. it takes some time to complete because you spend a lot of time gazing at the mountains and the views. you go to a lovely...More

Thank Humphiedoodle
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wish we could have done more of the trail, the parts we hiked were nice and gave a workout. We took the smaller kids on the trail by baby bathtubs and Box Canyon they young ones needed some help but no no major drop...More

1  Thank Stacy B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was reluctant to do the Perimeter trail hike as our time in Ouray was limited and I'd hoped to summit a peak. Although this hike does not take you too high out of the valley, it does offer spectacular views high and low, some...More

1  Thank uLeaner
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are so many trails to hike in the Ouray area it is mind-boggling. But if you only have time for one good hike, you can't go wrong with this one. It is officially listed as just over four miles, but don't believe it. Every...More

Thank denverdoc2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hiked the perimeter trail in sections. The first day I started the trail at 3rd Avenue. At this start, you'll have a short hike to Box Canon Falls, then you can start walking clockwise. Box Canon Falls is breathtaking. After that you will pass...More

Thank noeybear
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Was staying at Twin Peaks lodge which was about 0.2 mile from trail head. There was a little bit of up before the trail leveled out and the area was a little rocky. It gave nice views of the town below. Made it to the...More

1  Thank Leslie F
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Fantastic run or hike through wooded areas, rocky ledges and steep terrain, beware that many of the smaller trails are not on the maps and you may wind up back tracking.

Thank Larry G
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Great views with a variety of terrain in a 5 mile loop. You can get into town at multiple trail heads.

Thank Craig C
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

This trail can be short and easy or a steep climb and difficult, but whichever point you decide to start the trail, there are stunning views of the valley town on Ouray from high vantage points.We liked th3ew view near Box Canyon the best, and...More

1  Thank tltb777
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