Switzerland of America Outdoor Recreation Capital of Colorado

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About Ouray EST.1876

Situated in the heart of the San Juan Mountains in southwest Colorado, Ouray is known as the Switzerland of America. Its rich history dates back to 1876 when the City was incorporated on October 2, two months after Colorado became a state. Ouray is coming up on her 150th birthday in 2026!

Ouray is also The Outdoor Recreation Capital of Colorado with more than 60 activities that can occur right out your door!

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