The Dennis Weaver Memorial Park is a breathtaking, highly rated Trip Advisor attraction in the Ouray, CO region, and is dedicated to the memory and vision of actor and environmentalist Dennis Weaver. The 80-acre public park is a wildlife preserve located on the Uncompahgre River corridor, with miles and miles of hiking and biking trails, along with mountain and river vista views.
Before you plan on coming for outdoor adventures in Ouray, make sure you pack clothes for changing weather during your stay at Ouray lodging.
Hiking trails at the park go alongside the river and sagebrush-covered mountains and include public restrooms and picnic tables. Hiking trails range from easy to rigorous, and depending on which path you choose, you can see lots of wildlife; wild birds, elk, fox, squirrels, rabbits, geese, eagles, and the occasional osprey. Make sure you walk quietly and stay on the trails for your own safety and to preserve the wildlife’s peace.
Pack clothes for water activities during your stay at lodging near Ouray Colorado Hot Springs, as the park has plenty! The river provides a nice place to relax, but during the summer, enjoy rafting, kayaking, and canoeing.
Enjoy photography and art? There is no lack of scenic vistas for your next project. The stunning views provide inspiration to all levels of photographers and painters. Writers also enjoy the park as it is a nice place to sit quietly and think.
The Dennis Weaver Memorial Park is a great place to visit when you’re in Ouray.