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OCHS Guided Tours and Hikes

Mining and Mining Communities of the San Juans – Guided Tour & Talk at the Ouray County Museum

June 10, 9am-10am   Cost $20.00

(2nd Saturday of the Month)

Includes full admission to Museum

Reservations by Friday, June 9
Call the Museum:   970-325-4576

Corkscrew Railroad Bed

and Turntable Hike

Saturday, July 22, 2023  9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

COST:  $20 per person

Registration/Details
Call OCHS at 970-325-4576

Sponsored by the Ridgway Railroad Museum and OCHS. Guided hike by Don Paulson, OCHS Curator. Hikers will meet at the Ouray County Museum (420 6th Avenue) at 9:00 a.m. and return to the museum by 3:00 p.m.  In case of inclement weather, call Don at

1-626-622-8160 before 8 am to ascertain the hike status.

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Images from July 2019 jeeping tour

Jeeping Red Mountain's History

Friday, September 1, 2023,  9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

COST:  $75 per person

Registration/Details
Call OCHS at 970-325-4576

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Sponsored by Switzerland of America Jeeps

Join Don Paulson, OCHS Curator, as he takes a group in jeeps on a tour of historical mining sites in the Red Mountains. The tour will begin at the Ouray County Museum (420 6th Avenue) at 9:00 a.m. and return to the museum by 3:00 p.m.  Be sure to pack a lunch, charge your camera battery and get ready to see and learn history about some pretty special mining sites in the San Juan Mountains!

Don Paulson

OCHS Curator

Tour Guide

Cedar Hill Cemetery Tours

June 23, 2023

July 7, 2023

9 a.m.

Cost:  $20 per person (cash or check)

Reservations/Details Call OCHS at 970-325-4576

 

Please also call the OCHS Museum to reserve a spot 

970-325-4576

Alice Leeper will lead a guided tour of the Cedar Hill Cemetery featuring the history and noting those interred.

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