Know before you go: Expect significant weekday delays along US 50 between Montrose and Gunnison during the summer of 2022. For information on this project and opening windows for travel, visit There will also be nighttime delays along US 550 in Montrose.

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Ridgway State Park

Ridgway State Park is a treasure trove of activities for the entire family. Located 20 miles south of Montrose, the park is best known for fishing, boating, swimming, and camping fun centered on Ridgway Reservoir. But the park also offer great wildlife and wildflower viewing, miles of paved and dirt trails for hiking or biking and plentiful opportunities to capture great photography – all the while basking in the glory of striking views of the San Juan Mountains.

Whatever the season, Ridgway State Park has memory-making potential just a few minutes from Montrose.



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