Working cattle and hay ranch.
Pinhead Institute is a Smithsonian Affiliate based in Telluride, Colorado that strives to promote science-education both locally and globally. An international network of the world’s leading scientists supports our many educational programs providing unparalleled opportunity to high-level scientific education in rural Colorado. Pinhead Institute educates and inspires children and adults in the greater Telluride region about the wonders of science and technology.
Fortuna Tierra Club is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in good standing with the IRS. This philanthropic organization was organized by women on Log Hill Mesa, Colorado in 1970 to give aid and support to neighbors. All FTC fundraising proceeds remain in the Ridgway, CO community. FTC funds are used to provide scholarships for students who graduate from the Ridgway Secondary School or live within the Ridgway school district boundaries. FTC also assists the Ridgway community in support of school, fire department, senior citizens and other community needs.
501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to quality of life issues that help shape the future of and protect the healthy spirit of our community.
Youth enrichment, free teen center, and community coalition.
As a highly individualized public school, our mission is to prepare all students for success in a changing world by teaching them critical and creative thinking skills, inspiring their imaginations and talents, and empowering them to contribute as local and global citizens. Our K-12 programs consistently produce students who exceed in both the classroom and in life.
The Ouray County Ranching History Museum helps to preserve and protect the area's ranching history.
The Ridgway Railroad Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the history of railroading in Ouray County and surrounding areas.
Open daily June-September, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Open daily in May and October, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Community-based watershed group working to help protect the economic, natural, and scenic values of the Upper Uncompahgre Watershed. Organizers of these annual events: Red Mountain Mining District Snowshoe tour; Rollans Park Cleanup in Ridgway; Ridgway RiverFest; Love Your Gorge volunteer event.