Final leg of Perimeter Trail done

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Ribbon cutting marks completion of nearly 15-year project to encircle Ouray with 6.2-mile trail

  • Mayor Greg Nelson sits in front of members of the Ouray Trail group and Ouray District Ranger Dana Gardunio (left) at the Oct. 6 ribbon cutting ceremony for the final section of the Ouray Perimeter Trail. Courtesy photo
    Mayor Greg Nelson sits in front of members of the Ouray Trail group and Ouray District Ranger Dana Gardunio (left) at the Oct. 6 ribbon cutting ceremony for the final section of the Ouray Perimeter Trail. Courtesy photo
A nearly 15-year project to entirely encircle Ouray with a hiking trail is now complete after a local volunteer organization finished the last section this month. Members of the Ouray Trail Group, along with city officials and representatives of the U.S. Forest Service, opened the 0.4 mile segment with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Oct. 6. The final segment of the 6.2-mile Perimeter Trail joins…

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