The former mining camp of Placerville is located along the San Miguel River, near the towns of Telluride and Ridgway in southwest Colorado.

Hanging Flume along the Unaweep-Tabeuache Scenic Byway
San Miguel County
, Telluride, CO 81435

Its beautiful riverside location in the San Juan Mountains makes it a popular rest stop for fishers and hikers. Pause at scenic Down Valley Park for its glittering pond, hiking trail and playground area.