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Animas Forks, Ouray

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#12 of 26 in Scenic Drive in Colorado
Ghost Town Scenic Drive
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  • Fun adventure viewing historic homes and cabins. The mining ruins are very interesting and spectacular too. Mining ruins at the Frisco mine to the west are fairly close and spectacular as well.  more »
  • My wife and I along with another couple stopped at Animas Forks while touring the Alpine Loop in the San Juan backcountry on a UTV. The area is a historic ghost town/mine that includes several interpr...  more »
  • Animas Forks is a well preserved mining ghost town north of Silverton CO. The high alpine setting and drive up is beautiful. We had a rented jeep from Silverton, you will want a 4WD especially if ther...  more »

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