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  Ridgway, Colorado - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The site for the town Ridgway was choosen as the northern terminus of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad at a junction point with Denver and Rio Grande Railroad running between Montrose and Ouray.
The line between Ridgway and Montrose was upgraded from from narrow gauge to standard gauge and Ridgway continued to be a shipping point until the line to Montrose was abandoned in 1976 as result of a reservoir being built on the Uncompahgre River.
Ridgway lies at the junction of U.S. Highway 550 and Colorado State Highway 62 which has the only traffic light in Ouray County.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ridgway,_Colorado   (666 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Ridgway, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ridgway is a town located in Ouray County, Colorado.
Ridgway began as a railroad town, serving the close mining towns of Telluride and Ouray, pronounced yu-ray.
Ridgway was named after railroad superintendent Robert M. Ridgway.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Ridgway,-Colorado   (962 words)

  
 Ridgway Colorado guide to attractions and activities
Ridgway was the staging site for many of Hollywood's best-known Westerns including "How the West was Won" and "True Grit." John Wayne, Glen Campbell and Robert Duvall starred in True Grit, a Paramount Pictures blockbuster shot in the mid-60s and released in 1969.
Ridgway State Park and Reservoir is just minutes from the town's center and offers year-round camping, 89 picnic areas, a swimming beach, marina, scenic overlook/amphitheater and visitor's center.
Nighttime in Ridgway happens under clear, star-spangled skies as the little town boasts some of the cleanest air and water in the nation.
www.westernstylemagazine.com /towns/ridgway.html   (364 words)

  
 Ridgway Colorado
Ridgway got its start as a railroad town, serving the nearby mining towns of Telluride and Ouray with the Rio Grande Southern narrow gauge railroad.
Ridgway loves a parade, too, and puts one on at the drop of a (cowboy)hat.
Ridgway, Colorado is located at the intersection of US Highway 550 and Colorado 62, approximately 80 miles north of Durango, 36 miles south of Montrose, 60 miles south of Grand Junction and 37 auto miles east of Telluride.
www.highcountrymagazine.com /Ridgway.htm   (624 words)

  
 American Civil Liberties Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
WHEREAS, the policy of the Ridgway Police Department is, further, that officers shall not consider ancestry, race, ethnicity, national origin, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender variance, marital status, physical or mental disability, or religion as a sole basis for establishing reasonable suspicion, probable cause, or a basis for requesting consent to search; and
That the Town of Ridgway affirms its strong opposition to terrorism, but also affirms that any efforts to end terrorism should not be waged at the expense of essential civil rights and liberties of the people of Ridgway, the United States and the World.
That the Town Clerk of Ridgway attest and affix the seal of the Town of Ridgway to this resolution and that a copy be transmitted to President George Bush, Attorney General John Ashcroft and Governor Bill Owens.
www.aclu.org /SafeandFree/SafeandFree.cfm?ID=11915&c=207   (391 words)

  
 RIGS: Colorado Fly Fishing, Whitewater Rafting and Hunting Guides and Outfitters for Telluride, Ridgway and Ouray.
Ridgway Independent Guide Service, RIGS is an "equal opportunity service provider" and RIGS is a permittee of the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest'.
Ridgway Independent Guide Service (RIGS) and Fly Shop is conveniently located in the incredible Uncompahgre River Valley nestled below the majestic San Juan Mountains in Ridgway, Colorado and plays host to some of the most productive waters in the Southwest.
RIGS offers quality Colorado fly fishing trips, whitewater rafting, family rafting, instructional clinics, group trips, custom river adventures and now waterfowl, upland game, wild turkey and big game hunting.
www.fishrigs.com   (278 words)

  
 Ridgway Railroad Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ridgway, Colorado, long known as the birthplace of the Rio Grande Southern Railroad, is the home of a new museum dedicated to the preservation of the history of railroading in Ouray County and surrounding areas.
The Ridgway Railroad Museum is a non-profit, member supported organization whose mission is to explain and interpret the role and significance of railroads in the history of this region by use of exhibits, a reference library, educational programs, publications and sharing information with historical and modeling groups.
The Ridgway Railroad Museum is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation.
www.ridgwayrailroadmuseum.org   (355 words)

  
 Silver Stage - Ridgway, Colorado City Page
At the back of the fairgrounds, the green building is home to the Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center as well as the new Ridgway Railroad Museum.
Although Ridgway served as a railroad supply point for nearby mining towns, it has long-served the neighboring ranches, some of them (historically) spreading as far as the Utah border.
Home to a number of festivals, including the annual Arts and Crafts Ridgway Rendezvous, the Town Park is also popular with locals who enjoy picnics under the shade of the park’s century-old cottonwood trees.
www.silverstage.net /ridgway.htm   (677 words)

  
 ReserveAmerica - Welcome!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Fabulous boating, fishing, and camping in gorgeous southwest Colorado are just the beginning of your visit to Ridgway State Park.
Located 12 miles north of Ouray, Ridgway State Park's sandy swim beach, beach house and full-service marina make it a top choice for water-sports enthusiasts.
Ridgway is known as one of the nation's most accessible recreation areas for the disabled.
reserveamerica.com /jsp/commonpage.jsp?goto=/usa/co/risr/newindex.html   (281 words)

  
 Silver Stage - Ridgway Railroading
Ridgway, named for railroad superintendent Robert M. Ridgway, was organized as a railhead in 1891 to serve the mining districts of Ouray and Telluride.
The Rio Grande Southern Railroad was born in Ridgway.
Today, only five RGS locomotives can be found: at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, at the Durango and Silverton Railroad, in Boulder at city park, and at California’s Knott’s Berry Farm, which has two.
www.silverstage.net /RidgwayRail.htm   (614 words)

  
 Ridgway Colorado Real Estate * Country Homes * Horse Farms * Ranches * Mountain Property * Recreational Land * ...
Ridgway Colorado, nestled in the valley between the Cimarron and Sneffles ranges of the San Juan Mountains, has been transformed into a twenty-first century gold rush.
People are seeking acreage that gives them the freedom to enjoy the Colorado lifestyle without neighbors blocking their views.
The Victorian town of Ouray, located ten miles south is known as the "Gem of the Rockies" and the "Switzerland of America." Ouray is truly a vacationer's dream.
www.ridgwaycorealestate.com   (371 words)

  
 Ridgway, Colorado Bed and Breakfast - Ridgway B&B from Pamela Lanier
Ridgway, Colorado Bed and Breakfast - Ridgway B&B from Pamela Lanier
This might include amenities like welcome kits with toys and treats, a pet bed, food and water bowls, special treats in the evening and access to other pet friendly services.
Ridgway, CO A small piece of heaven in southwestern Colorado.
www.lanierbb.com /Colorado/Ridgway?amen=pet_friendly   (107 words)

  
 Ridgway, Colorado - Reviews and travel information - TripAdvisor
Ridgway: Chipeta Sun Lodge and Spa: "Chipeta is a Treat" A TripAdvisor Member, Austin, TX, Sep 26, 2005
We absolutely loved Ridgway State Park.The views are breath taking and facilities were A+.
Make Colorado your next destination for some of the best camping, hiking and fishing, all against a magnificent scenic backdrop.
www.tripadvisor.com /AllReviews-g33620-Ridgway_Colorado.html   (326 words)

  
 GORP - Five Star Camping in Southwest Colorado - Ridgway State Park
This is one of the finest state parks in Colorado, if not the country.
One of the newest Colorado state parks, Ridgway is centered around a 1,000-surface-acre reservoir developed by the Bureau of Reclamation and run by the state of Colorado.
To get there: From Ridgway, drive north on U.S. 550 for 5 miles to the Dutch Charlie entrance of the park, which will be on your left.
gorp.away.com /gorp/publishers/menasha/cmp_col2.htm   (949 words)

  
 Ouray County, Ouray, Ridgway, Southwest Colorado
In winter, enjoy alpine and nordic skiing, snow shoeing, unparalleled ice climbing and a multitude of other winter experiences.
Ridgway Reservoir offers great fishing, boating and wildlife watching year round.
Other highlights include Ridgway State Park Reservoir and Recreation Area and a championship 18 hole golf course at Fairway Pines Golf Club.
www.swcolotravel.org /our/our.html   (241 words)

  
 Ridgway Real Estate Agents, Ridgway Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Ridgway
HomeGain provides Ridgway, Colorado real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other Ridgway realty property.
HomeGain has services to help you find a top Ridgway real estate broker or agent, get the value of your Ridgway home and a comparative market analysis (CMA), view Ridgway real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
Cuando se registre para encontrar un agente de bienes raices en Ridgway, simplemente indique que necesita un agente que habla Español.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/CO/ridgway.html   (501 words)

  
 Silverton Magazine 2005 - Ridgway Colorado
Ridgway, the northern gateway to the San Juans, has long been a haven for those seeking a recreational paradise—or just seeking a peaceful place to relax amidst some of the world’s most spectacular scenery.
Year-round adventure beckons at Ridgway State Park, which offers ultra-modern facilities and a full-service marina and campground.
The town of Ridgway has its roots in ranching and railroading.
www.silvertonmagazine.com /ridgway.htm   (335 words)

  
 Recreation.gov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Recreation at Ridgway Dam and Reservoir, Dallas Creek Project, is managed by the Colorado Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation.
Call 1-800-678-CAMP for camping reservations.Ridgway State Park is at the base of the spectacular San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado.
Ridgway Reservoir is a year-round outdoor recreation paradise attracting boaters, anglers and swimmers.
www.recreation.gov /detail.cfm?ID=59   (220 words)

  
 Donna Whiskeman | Broker Associate, Ridgway, Colorado
Ridgway and Ouray, Colorado, are special towns surrounded by the most spectacular scenery in the United States.
I welcome this opportunity to provide you with information that I hope you will find helpful in your search for real estate in the area.
If there are any additional questions I can answer, please do not hesitate to give me a call or send an e-mail.
www.donnawhiskeman.com   (64 words)

  
 Angel Ridge Ranch, bed & breakfast, equestrian center, recreation and more, Ridgway, Colorado
The alluring town of Ridgway, nestled deep in the San Juan Mountains, is the most scenic and photographed mountains of the southern Rockies.
Angel Ridge Ranch is located just 24 miles south of Montrose, Colorado.
After you pass the Ridgway Reservoir / Dutch Charlie campground on your right, you will go approximately 3 more miles until you see a small blue sign reading "Angel Ridge Ranch / Bed and Breakfast- 1/2 mile.
www.angelridgeranch.com   (285 words)

  
 Ridgway, CO - Ridgway, Colorado - Population overview
Ridgway, CO - Ridgway, Colorado - Population overview
Colorado > All counties > Ouray County > Ridgway
Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/popInfo.php?locIndex=9665   (105 words)

  
 Ridgway Colorado bed and breakfast inns breakfasts hotels lodging guide.
Ridgway Colorado bed and breakfast inns breakfasts hotels lodging guide.
Thank you for visiting our bed and breakfasts lodging section for Ridgway, Colorado.
If you would be interested in finding vacation rentals, condos, and other romantic places to stay in Ridgway, please visit our Ridgway Vacation Rental section.
www.innlog.com /lodging/CO/Ridgway_B.html   (81 words)

  
 Ridgway schools
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www.greatschools.net /modperl/bycity/co/?city=Ridgway   (69 words)

  
 Orvis Hot Springs - Nude & Clothing Optional Resort Located in Ridgway Colorado
Orvis Hot Springs is a clothing optional natural hot springs resort that does not heat or treat our water in any way.
Four of our soaking areas are outside where you can enjoy the gorgeous Colorado sun and the star filled evening sky.
We also offer an indoor pool and two private tubs which are great for getting out of the sun or inclement weather.
www.orvishotsprings.com   (273 words)

  
 Home Exchange in Ridgway Colorado, US
Home Exchange in Ridgway Colorado, US Home Exchange in Ridgway 16 miles to (25 km to) Telluride, Colorado, US Swap your home for this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom House located in a Rural country setting of Ridgway 16 miles to (25 km to) Telluride.
The views are magnificant from our home in the Rocky Mountains of Southwest, Colorado.
We live 30 miles from Telluride, 12 miles from Ouray and all winter and summer sports abound here, including jeeping, hiking, downhill and cross country skiing, bicycling, hot spring pools for soaking and a large lake (reservoir) for swimming and boating.
www.ahago.com /EN_view/FFJ395R001_View_EN.cfm   (322 words)

  
 Ridgway, Colorado (81432) Forecast : Weather Underground
The Weather Underground has teamed up with Ambient Weather, Weather Display and Weather View 32 to build a network of weather stations across the globe.
Historical Data and Charts — Log Hill Mesa (Ouray County) Colorado
This list contains the criteria for Colorado west of the Continental
www.wunderground.com /US/CO/Ridgway.html?extendedsun=sunon   (599 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Ridgway, Colorado (CO) (Ouray County) - (village) - Facts and Information
AllRefer.com - Ridgway, Colorado (CO) (Ouray County) - (village) - Facts and Information
Ouray County, Colorado (CO), United States, North America
Ridgway State Recreation Reservoir and Area to N; parts of Uncompahgre Natl.
reference.allrefer.com /gazetteer/R/R02677-ridgway.html   (169 words)

  
 Ridgway, Colorado area Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns on Bed & Breakfast Inns ONLINE
Ridgway, Colorado area Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns on Bed & Breakfast Inns ONLINE
Beautiful 1890 Victorian inn with 7 unique guest rooms; landscaped gardens, hot tub and art gallery.
Colorado State Directory or San Juan & Southwest or go to:
www.bbonline.com /co/ridgway.html   (107 words)

  
 Custom acoustic, custom electric guitar lutherie in Ridgway, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Custom acoustic, custom electric guitar lutherie in Ridgway, Colorado
Cimarron Guitars was established in 1980 on a high, dry plateau in Southwestern Colorado, near the town of Ridgway.
The dry, relatively mild climate is ideal for making accoustic and electric guitars.
www.cimarronguitars.com   (108 words)

  
 Western Colorado Wedding Guide - Silverton, Ouray, Ridgway Colorado Weddings
Serving the entire Western Colorado, Utah and New Mexico.
The Chipeta Sun Lodge and Spa, 304 South Lena, Ridgway : (970) 626-3737 or (800) 633-5868
Bring your family, invite your closest friends, rent the entire lodge and tie the knot in the kiva courtyard surrounded by mountain views.
www.westerncoweddings.com /silverton.html   (1187 words)

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