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#18 of 41 state parks in Colorado

Best trails in Ridgway State Park

89 Reviews
Explore the most popular trails in Ridgway State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Situated close to Ouray, Colorado - the "Switzerland of America" - this beautiful park boasts a reservoir, picnicking, miles of trails, wildlife viewing, and more. Whatever activity you choose will have an incredible mountain backdrop in this peaceful state park.

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Map of trails in Ridgway State Park
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Top trails (3)
#1 - Ridgway Reservoir
Ridgway State Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 21 m
Ridgway Reservoir is a 6.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Ridgway, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and camping aShow more
#2 - Uncompahgre Riverwalk
Ridgway State Park
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Length: 10 mi • Est. 4 h 29 m
Uncompahgre Riverwalk is a 10 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ridgway, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
#3 - Ridgway Area Trails
Ridgway State Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
This is a series of short trails and loops collectively named the Ridgway Area Trails (RAT). The loops consist of both singletrack and dirt road, and there are constantly new trails being added. RidShow more