TripBuzz found 56 things to do with kids in or near Ouray, Colorado, including 39 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Telluride, Silverton and Ridgway.
From Bach'lers Stable to Yankee Boy Basin, the Ouray area offers 34 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Hot Springs & Geysers, National & State Parks and Other Adventures.
A former mining community of silver and gold, Ouray, CO was built upon the men and women who sacrificed everything they had for the chance of finding these elusive metals. There are many opportunities for guests to relive the history of the area and discover the life of a miner with various works of art, museums, and abandoned mines.
Schedule a visit to Bach'lers Stables in beautiful Ouray, Colorado and choose from a variety of horseback riding tours through the San Juan and Cimarron Mountains. The experienced guides will lead you along a 130-year old trail and introduce you to scenery that will take your breath away.
Situated within the Uncompahgre National Forest, Yankee Boy Basin is a local tourist destination much visited by hikers and photographers owing to its beautiful display of wildflowers as well as the Twin Falls.
Animus Forks is an old and abandoned mining town which serves as a tourist attraction today owing to the fact that most of its original structures are still intact and open for exploration by the visitors. The site also offers panoramic views of the surrounding Rockies.
Opened in 1995, Ouray Ice Park is a man-made venue exclusively dedicated to the sport of ice climbing. Non-climbers can enjoy the beautiful ice formations while lessons and clinics are available for beginners.
Ouray Hot Springs Pool is a public pool filled with natural hot springs mineral water with multiple soaking sections which are kept at different temperatures. The pool also features a lap pool section, a water slide and a diving area.
Visitors can enjoy sulfur-free hot springs with varying temperatures at Ouray Hot Springs Pool & Park. In addition to the soaking areas, there is a large water slide, a diving area, and a place for swimming laps.
Historic Wiesbaden Hot Springs Spa is just what the doctor ordered to rejuvenate and relax your body. The naturally flowing hot springs and exhilarating vapor cave, combined with world-class treatments are sure to make you feel amazing inside and out.
Switzerland of America Tours is a local company which organizes guided scenic tours of a number of local attractions such as Black Bear Pass, Governor Basin, Red Mountain and multiple ghost towns. It also offers outdoor activities like horseback riding, fly fishing, rafting and more.