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“See Ouray from every angle”
Review of Perimeter Trail

Perimeter Trail
Ranked #8 of 36 things to do in Ouray
Certificate of Excellence
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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 Box Canyon are more challenging. The Perimeter Trail intersects many other popular hiking trails and the Ice Park area which allows access without moving a vehicle from the hotel/motel parking lot.

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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 our way fairly easily. Be sure to bring water, a hat, sunscreen, and your phone. It is the quintessential hike in Ouray.

Thank TotalOfFive
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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.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

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
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 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 main street is the loop divider. You will be sore after and will need to soak in the hot springs if you don't already do a lot of hiking. I clocked about 2k feet of elevation change and about 6 miles. Well worth it though.

Thank Chris S
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