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Learn about all that's going on in Ridgway, Colorado. Once considered a sleepy little town, our creative district and expanding business and nonprofit scenes are ramping up!

RACC New Board Members Amanda F. Swain and Daniel S Richards

Amanda F. Swain And Daniel Richards Join Ridgway Chamber Board

A new outdoor adventure store owner and local brewery owner are the two newest members of the Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce (RACC) Board of Directors. Amanda F. Swain of Ridgway Adventure Sports and Daniel Richards of Colorado Boy Pub & Brewery bring their specific industry knowledge to the chamber, to help develop promotions for its five Ridgway tourism themes: Outdoor Adventure, Culinary Experiences, Arts & Entertainment, Health & Wellness, and History & Heritage.

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New programs at Ridgway Colorado Chamber

Chamber rolling out fresh programs

New board members and staff energize business promotion

“Think Outside” is the slogan of the Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce, appealing to visitors to enjoy the area’s abundant outdoor resources and get creative with their vacation plans. Meanwhile, the chamber itself has been doing a lot of thinking outside of the box, to support local businesses and develop long-term programs that draw attention to Ridgway’s assets.

A 2018 Ridgway Chamber youth ambassador, youth volunteer fairs, a photo contest, new board members, and several cooperative promotional efforts with Ouray, other chambers and the state tourism office are among the many projects keeping a crew of chamber contractors busy.

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Welcome to Ridgway Photo Contest

2018 Welcome To Ridgway – Think Outside Photo Contest Winners

 The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce selected photos by Ridgway residents Alyssa Austin and John Wood as winners of the 2018 "Welcome to Ridgway – Think Outside" Photo Contest. View from Mt. Sneffels Couloir by Austin and Old Truck in Field by Wood were selected to promote Ridgway’s outdoor adventure and heritage tourism opportunities on the chamber’s social media. Each winner received $100.

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Memorial Day Weekend Brings Business Grand Openings

Ridgway is coming alive for the summer. Several businesses will celebrate grand openings (and re-openings) during the Memorial Day holiday week. Check out these events and plan to visit each location, meet the business owners and managers, and check out their products and services!
NEW BUSINESSES
Ridgway Adventure Sports Opening Party
Thursday, May 24, 4-8 p.m.
Come have a beer, meet the staff and see the new space. RAS is excited to open its doors to the community and meeting all of you.
Ridgway Adventure Sports, 109 N. Lena Street, Ridgway
Business hours: (starting May 25) Open daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (closed Tuesdays)
Crumb Bakery & Cafe Grand Opening Party

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Visitors Center & Ridgway Area Chamber

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce promotes business and community development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The chamber operates the Visitors Center, which is open from May 1 through October 1 and is located at 150 Racecourse Road, Ridgway, Colorado 81432 (across from Citizens Bank off of HWY 62).

Mailing address: P.O. Box 544, Ridgway, Colorado 81432

800.220.4959
970.626.5181
info@ridgwaycolorado.com

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Visitors Center and Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce is organized to achieve the objectives of promoting business and community growth and development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The Visitors Center is located at 150 Racecourse Road, Ridgway, Colorado 81432 (across from Citizens Bank off of Sherman Street/Highway 62).

Mailing address: P.O. Box 544, Ridgway, Colorado 81432

800.220.4959
970.626.5181
raccadmin@ridgwaycolorado.com

Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce. Managed by Peak Media Company LLC

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Extra Info

Orvis Hot Springs in Ridgway was the historic, sacred hot springs of the Ute Indians. It offers several pools, is swimsuit optional, very clean and beautifully landscaped.

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  • Elevation: 6.985'
  • Population: 932 (2013)
  • Sunshine: 300 days / year
  • Summer Temps: 82º / 55º F
  • Winter Temps: 45º / 6º F


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Adventure, night life and all around easy living await you in Ridgway Colorado, gateway to the San Juan Mountains.