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Ouray County

Added by yongli on 02/24/2016 - 16:00, last changed on 10/30/2018 - 01:07
Ouray County, named after nineteenth-century Ute leader Ouray , is a small county of 524 square miles in southwestern Colorado. It is bisected by the Uncompahgre River , which flows from Lake Como northeast of Silverton , through the county seat of Ouray , through Ridgway and Colona, and out of the...

San Juan Mountains

Added by yongli on 08/01/2016 - 15:16, last changed on 01/08/2018 - 01:07
The San Juan Mountains are the largest mountain range by area in the Centennial State, spanning thirteen counties in southwestern Colorado. In addition to being the home of the Ute Indians for hundreds of years, the mountains intrigued Spaniards , lured the prospectors of the Colorado Gold Rush ,...

Western Slope

Added by yongli on 01/23/2017 - 16:14, last changed on 01/08/2018 - 01:07
“A Fantasy land,” “a mystique,” “a state of mind”—these are only some of the expressions used to describe the Western Slope of Colorado, commonly defined as the roughly one-third of the state that lies west of the Continental Divide . The serpentine divide forms the region’s eastern boundary,...
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