Effective Tuesday, August 3, 2021, masks are once again required in all Colorado courthouses per Chief Judge Patrick of the 7th Judicial District. Please wear a face mask if you need to do business at the courthouse. Thank you for your understanding and patience.
Ouray County lies in southwest Colorado and encompasses a diverse landscape, including the headwaters of the Uncompahgre River in the high country of the San Juan Mountains, the broad mesas of the Uncompahgre Plateau region, and the valley of the Uncompahgre River.
While active mining operations and agriculture remain a vital and active part of life in Ouray County, tourism now forms the basis of our economy.
Visitors from around the world are drawn to Ouray County for its history, natural beauty, and variety of outdoor activities. The quality of this unique experience available in Ouray County is unmatched anywhere else in the world.