The Ridgway area is full of independent, mostly locally owned shops and markets that carry the necessities as well as not-to-be-missed souvenirs. Whether shopping for fun or function, you can find a variety of products at Ridgway’s eclectic collection of stores and gift shops. The range of products you can pick up here include: antiques, body and hair care, books, clothing and fashion, flowers, groceries, hardware, home furnishings, jewelry and art, outdoor gear, pharmaceuticals, beer and wine, tobacco and pipes, and cannabis.
Our historic downtown area is a great location for perusing pre-owned goods with three diverse secondhand product shops. Check out our consignment stores with everything from home décor to jackets and jewelry, and make time to visit the Second Chance Thrift Shop where purchases of clothes, furniture, knickknacks, backpacks, and more support the local humane society.
Small-town charm and attention to customer satisfaction are the hallmarks of Ridgway’s service businesses. Local professionals ready to serve your needs for financial services, photography, event planning, coworking space, child care, physical therapy, veterinary, graphic design and printing, landscaping, and screen printing.
We are a community with diverse amenities from banks and medical professionals to salons, a hardware store, markets, and the necessities to support your comfortable stay here – whether short, long, or permanent. We have a full-service U.S. Post Office plus an office supply shop with shipping services. When you’re ready to purchase your piece of paradise, we have several realtors and property management companies.
“Ridgway is a great community to live in or visit. We are a community of various backgrounds with individuals living life in a variety of ways, including owning some interesting local shops and restaurants. You will feel the Ridgway vibe of entrepreneurs who enjoy what they do and truly wish the best for each other.”
The San Juan Mountains are a rugged, steep mountain range rising to just over 14,000 feet. These beautiful public lands offer adventures year round. If you are interested in exploring the San Juans, be prepared for challenging terrain that sometimes requires technical expertise and knowledge of the area.
Come prepared by doing research online to find maps, rules and helpful guidance from public agencies and user-generated websites. Utilize local expertise when you get into town by stopping in at our local gear stores. We highly recommend working with our local guide services that employ experts who can help you achieve your goals for world-class recreation. You can also take a course in: backcountry skiing, avalanche safety, rock climbing, ice climbing, and other valuable outdoor skills.
The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce promotes business and community development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The Ridgway Visitor Center, located at 150 Racecourse Road, Ridgway, Colorado 81432 (across from Citizens Bank off of HWY 62), The visitor center is closed as of October 1st and will reopen Memorial Day weekend.
P.O. Box 544
Ridgway, Colorado 81432