For , you gain entry to the park, which has a long staircase you ascend to get to the falls.From there, you'll be rewarded with the crushing sound and look of the waterfall, which spills thousands of gallons of water a minute into the rushing river below.(Cascade Falls can also be seen from several vantage points across the city, so you're likely to catch a glimpse whether you have time to go or not). Check out the Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour, about a mile outside of town.Tour guides will take you deep into an actual mine and help you understand just how tough it was to be a miner at the turn of the 20th century.During its heyday, guests like Sarah Bernhardt, Herbert Hoover and Theodore Roosevelt traveled to Ouray to stay at the Beaumont.
Chief Ouray died in 1880 and was highly respected by both Native American tribes throughout the country as well as by the government officials he dealt with throughout his life.
If you're willing to make a bit of a drive (and have a four-wheel drive vehicle), the Animas Forks ghost town is more than worth it.
Located about 12 miles northeast of Silverton, Animas Forks is one of Colorado's most in-tact ghost towns, with many of its buildings reinforced and still standing.
The pool opened on July 4, 1927, and one of the largest crowds in Ouray’s history attended the opening.
The pool has been in operation ever since, but is currently closed as it is being completely renovated for the first time since that original construction.