- The list below includes 48 free or cheap things to do in or near Ouray, Colorado, including 33 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Hot Springs & Geysers, National & State Parks and Breweries.
- From Yankee Boy Basin to Box Canyon City Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Ouray and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Telluride, Ridgway and Silverton.
Serving as a licensed outfitter for the state of Colorado, Buck's Livery offers a variety of outdoor activities. Most of the arrangements revolve around horses including trail rides and pack trips, but there are also big game hunts as well.
Abbey Lane Gallery is a contemporary art gallery located in the historical mining town of Creede. The gallery features modern art as well as an extensive selection of jewelry, pottery, paintings, and woodwork by local, regional, and national artists.
Since 1985, the Mountain Man Tours have been offering Guided River Adventures in Colorado. They offer extreme outdoor adventures like River Rafting ranging from your desired wave-action level from shooting turbulent rapids to smooth Sailing River rafting.
A historic site, the Last Chance Mine is a restored 18th century silver mine. It is an open-air museum that offers people a chance to relive history for free! It showcases mine buildings, museum and a collection of rock and minerals.
The Trimble Hot Springs are actually the only combination geothermal waters, day spa, and lodging resort in Durango. There are several mineral-rich hot pools with natural waters and the largest outdoor heated Olympic sized pool.