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Yankee Boy Basin, Ouray

Categories: Geologic Formations, Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.8/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
Yankee Boy Basin is located in Ouray. Arrange your visit to Yankee Boy Basin and discover more family-friendly attractions in Ouray using our Ouray itinerary planner.
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  • Beautiful area, well worth the trip. What's not to love about trees, flowing streams and wildflower and wildlife. Good road into area but high clearance vehicle a big plus 
  • Access to the trail to Mt Sneffels - decent drive in a jeep - probably not good for standard SUV but anything with larger 10 ply tires and/or lift would be good. Great views. Did the drive up and back...  read more »
  • You need to have a Jeep or off-road type of vehicle to traverse the roads up to the mine. It's very rough but worth the views. 
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