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Perimeter Trail

Main Street, Ouray, CO
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Great hike literally around town!

Great views on all sides of Ouray from the Perimeter Trail! We spent 3 hours and did about 80% of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nickie W
via mobile
See Ouray from every angle

This six-mile trail system has been constructed in segments that now allow hikers to circumnavigate... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David A
Grand Junction, Colorado
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Main Street, Ouray, CO
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a somewhat strenuous hike with lots ups and downs. There were some good views, but for about the same energy, the Sutton Mine trail was more scenic.

Thank Emilie198
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just did the bike with 2 boys 10 and 11 years old. Georgia views. 3 waterfalls. Beautiful flowers and views of the whole canyon. The whole loop is about 4 hours if you have kids in tow. You can do half if you want as...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hiked the Ouray perimeter trail and was not disappointed. Hike offers great views of Ouray from every side. Previous reviews I had read showed the trail to be 4.5 miles, but I believe they have added to the trail and my hike was nearly 7...More

Thank bbaker1155
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Do it early morning, it gets incredibly hot up there later. Take plenty of water especially if you do the whole thing, you just think you're getting to the end and it goes on again but really really worth it and a great easy start...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I loved loved loved this trail. I was expecting a simple "flat" walk around the perimeter of the town, what I found was certainly a perimeter trail but in the surrounding mountains with view looking down into the town. The trail may be a little...More

Thank ChrisSpencerB
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is a pretty tiring hike for people who live at lower elevations, but if you go slowly and bring water, it's really spectacular. You can see all the high points around Ouray - cascade falls, box canyon (but not the actual falls there), Ice...More

Thank waldo_albert
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