3 Days of Mountain Waters on the Alpine Loop
Explore hot springs, waterfalls, picturesque lakes and so much more as you travel from Silverton to Lake City on the scenic Alpine Loop Byway.
There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.
An 8.1-mile, moderate out-and-back trail that features stunning mountain views. Save some energy for the hike back — much of it is uphill.
Open a door to the past and explore Ouray's National Historic District with stops at places like the Beaumont Hotel, Ouray County Historical Museum and the Bachelor-Syracuse Mine (tours offered).