OCHS Guided Tours and Hikes

Corkscrew Railroad Bed

and Turntable Hike

COST:  $10

Pre-Register at 970-325-4576

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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 8am to ascertain the hike status.

Jeeping Red Mountain's History

Friday, August 13, 2021  9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Friday, September 3, 2021  9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

COST:  $50

Pre-Register at 970-325-4576

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Images from July 2019 jeeping tour

Saturday, June 19, 2021  9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 3, 2021  9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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

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