Visit Montrose

Perched on Colorado’s Western Slope, Montrose is a year-round hub for outdoor adventure.

Stay here. Play everywhere.

Experience the grandeur of Black Canyon National Park, which offers spectacular views and amazing activities like hiking and rock climbing. Other activities include rafting, Gold Medal fishing and mountain biking at Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area and capturing Colorado’s mesmerizing mountain vistas on scenic and historic byways

In the wintertime, Montrose boasts terrific snowshoeing at Black Canyon National Park, snowmobiling and Nordic skiing on the Uncompahgre Plateau and nearby Grand Mesa and is less than two hours away from legendary ski slopes in Telluride and Crested Butte. 

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Black Canyon National Park

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Montrose Events

Snowshoeing in Montrose
Guide to Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing Near Montrose

The Montrose area offers groomed and ungroomed trails within short distances of town. These top ...

4-Wheeling on the Uncompahgre Plateau near Montrose
Off-Roading in Montrose: Winter & Summer Hot Spots

The valley and mountains around Montrose offer hundreds of miles of excellent trails for those ...

Black Canyon of the Gunnison near Montrose
Top Scenic Destinations to Visit in Montrose

Stay flexible when exploring Montrose’s attractions and natural destinations — you might become so entranced ...

Ways to Experience the Majestic Black Canyon National Park

Vast and grand with dizzying steep cliffs and sheer vertical walls that disappear into disquieting ...

Visit Montrose: Stay & Play

Located 260 miles southwest of Denver, Montrose is the hub of the Western Slope of ...

Museum of the Mountain West: The Old West Comes to Life

Learn about the Old West while being guided through 25 historical buildings featuring more than ...

Mountain Biking near Montrose
Mountain Biking, Fat Biking & Road Cycling in Montrose

The vast expanses of public lands surrounding Montrose offer seemingly endless mountain-bike trails and road-cycling ...

Black Canyon National Park: Your Park Awaits

Black Canyon National Park is one of the nation’s most breathtaking scenic treasures. Carved through ...

The Beauty Within: Uncover Montrose's Natural Landscapes

With more than 300 days of sunshine and mesmerizing night skies, Montrose basks in the ...

Off-Road Adventures in Montrose: Ditch the Asphalt

With a bounty of designated off-road trails, primitive roads and vast expanses of public land ...

Stay here. Play everywhere.

Experience the grandeur of Black Canyon National Park, which offers spectacular views and amazing activities like hiking and rock climbing. Other activities include rafting, Gold Medal fishing and mountain biking at Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area and capturing Colorado’s mesmerizing mountain vistas on scenic and historic byways

In the wintertime, Montrose boasts terrific snowshoeing at Black Canyon National Park, snowmobiling and Nordic skiing on the Uncompahgre Plateau and nearby Grand Mesa and is less than two hours away from legendary ski slopes in Telluride and Crested Butte. 

Order the Visitor Guide

Find Lodging in Montrose

Black Canyon National Park

Activities & Recreation

Family Adventures 

Montrose Events

Visit Montrose

Perched on Colorado’s Western Slope, Montrose is a year-round hub for outdoor adventure.

Snowshoeing in Montrose
Guide to Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing Near Montrose

The Montrose area offers groomed and ungroomed trails within short distances of town. These top ...

4-Wheeling on the Uncompahgre Plateau near Montrose
Off-Roading in Montrose: Winter & Summer Hot Spots

The valley and mountains around Montrose offer hundreds of miles of excellent trails for those ...

Black Canyon of the Gunnison near Montrose
Top Scenic Destinations to Visit in Montrose

Stay flexible when exploring Montrose’s attractions and natural destinations — you might become so entranced ...

Ways to Experience the Majestic Black Canyon National Park

Vast and grand with dizzying steep cliffs and sheer vertical walls that disappear into disquieting ...

Visit Montrose: Stay & Play

Located 260 miles southwest of Denver, Montrose is the hub of the Western Slope of ...

Museum of the Mountain West: The Old West Comes to Life

Learn about the Old West while being guided through 25 historical buildings featuring more than ...

Mountain Biking near Montrose
Mountain Biking, Fat Biking & Road Cycling in Montrose

The vast expanses of public lands surrounding Montrose offer seemingly endless mountain-bike trails and road-cycling ...

Black Canyon National Park: Your Park Awaits

Black Canyon National Park is one of the nation’s most breathtaking scenic treasures. Carved through ...

The Beauty Within: Uncover Montrose's Natural Landscapes

With more than 300 days of sunshine and mesmerizing night skies, Montrose basks in the ...

Off-Road Adventures in Montrose: Ditch the Asphalt

With a bounty of designated off-road trails, primitive roads and vast expanses of public land ...