Montrose city is the most populous municipality of Montrose County in Colorado. It is situated in cardinal-western Colorado, in the upper Uncompahgre Valley. The city is an economic, transportation, and labor waypoint for the surrounding recreation industry. The crowd in Montrose includes both locals and tourists as the city has many to offer. The city houses amazing hotels including Red Arrow Inn and Hotel Montrose Colorado. If you are heading to Montrose, below are some attractions you should not miss visiting:
Montrose Water Sports Park
The park has been designed with all types of citizens in mind, from professional kayakers to ankle waders. It includes terraced spectating areas, six drop structures, and beach areas. The sports park is a good choice for an easy walk on concrete trails. It offers perfect outdoors in the evenings.
Ute Indian Museum
This museum reopened in 2017. The amazing new building tells the story of the Ute People including their culture, history, and current life. The building is home to magnificent exhibits, gift shops, and films. You can visit the museum any day of the week.
Covered Bridge Ranch
This family-owned and operated ranch is located in Southwestern Colorado at the base of the San Juan mountain range. This scenic 300-acre land is the site for festive events such as the famous family traditions Christmas Trees at the Covered Bridge and Pumpkins at the Covered Bridge.
Montrose County Historical Museum
This museum is located in the historic Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Depot. It features the dreams and stories of people who have lived in Uncompahgre Valley for over 130 years. It concentrates on all aspects of early day pioneer life and includes an authentic homesteader’s cabin, a huge collection of farm equipment and machinery, as well as a rare original stagecoach.
Flying Iron Ranch Alpacas
The ranch showcases an alpaca lifestyle adventure where visitors can learn about alpaca farming. The alpaca farm harvest alpaca fleece every year without harming the animal. They process the fleece into luxurious garments and home accessories. Tours at the farm are by appointment so visit their website to schedule an appointment.
Storm King Distilling Co.
The company is the first craft distillery in Montrose that makes a selection of whiskeys, rum, gin, and agave spirits. It has a tasting room where it uses its s spirits to develop a changing menu of craft cocktails. Visitors of all ages are welcome here.