West End Tourism


The West End of Montrose County is located in a spectacular location to take advantage of local resources. Whether you're interested in Hiking, Mountain and Road Biking, Rock Climbing, Jeeping and OHV Excursions, Equestrian Sports, Shooting Sports, Rafting, Hunting and Fishing, Winter Sports, or Exploring what we have to offer, you will find it all here. 


West End Trails Alliance

All the trails in one location! Excellent resource for finding your perfect trail!

Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic By-Way
The best 2-hour drive in Colorado! It doesn't matter which direction you drive - the beauty of the #2 Ranked Scenic By-Way in Colorado is unparalleled. See fascinating sites such as the "Hanging Flume," the "Driggs Mansion" and dinosaur tracks! 
Rimrocker Trail
Consisting of 160 miles of dirt and fun, this off-road trail starts in Montrose, CO and ends in Moab, UT. 

Uncompaghre Plateau - US Forest Service

Includes information on hiking, biking, climbing, camping, OHV's, and other resources on enjoying the unique beauty of the Plateau. 


San Miguel River - BLM

Includes information and maps on boating the river. 


Dolores River - BLM 

Includes information on river access and use, including floating, camping, and maps. 


Montrose West Recreation

Montrose West Recreation (MWR) provides the West End with a variety of recreatioal opportunities for adult, youth and families. MWR also offers a Bicycle Maintenance and Mountain Bike Check-Out Program, for those 17 years-old and younger. Bike check outs are free with a parent or guardian compeltion of necessary release and responsibilty forms.


Hunting- Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Includes information on local hunting.