Black Canyon Ascent, May 12th. Dubbed Colorado's Toughest Road Race, the Black Canyon Ascent starts at the turn-off to the Black Canyon National Park, at the intersection of US Highway 50 and Colorado 347, just 6 miles east of Montrose, Colorado. As you wind your way up to the Black Canyon National Park, you'll take in gorgeous vistas and breathtaking scenery.
Montrose Wine and Food Festival, May 10-13, 12p,-6pm, Historic Downtown Montrose. BBQ, Beer and Bubbles
Mission to Ride, May 15. Join for a wonderful spring cycling event. This is a non-competitive bicycling, tour for riders of all abilities. Road and mountain routes available.
Black Canyon Quilt Show, July 13-15, Montrose Pavilion. Colorado celebrates quilts from the hearts
Night Vision, July 2012
Montrose County Fair and Rodeo, July 21-28, 2012
Main in Motion, Thursday, June to August, Main Street in historic downtown Montrose extended store hours and special sales are just a couple reasons why shoppers love this award winning series of events. Regional artisans and musicians also line Main Street to perform and display their works of art.See the Colorado Ski and Winter Guide
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RIGS Adventure CO in Western Colorado features the finest Fly Shop , Fish Report, Gold Medal Fly Fishing Guide Service (Walk Wade & Float Fishing trips in Drift Boats), family Whitewater River Rafting Trips (Rafting & Kayaking), Stand Up Paddle Boards, River Tubes, Photo Tours, Boat Rentals and River Expeditions. RIGS is conveniently located in the picturesque Uncompahgre River Valley, minutes from both Ouray and Ridgway State Park (Pa-Co-Chu-Puk), nestled below the majestic San Juan Mountains in Ridgway Colorado - between Telluride, Ouray, Montrose, and Silverton in Western Colorado. The best of Southwest Colorado Adventure trips, in the prettiest part of the state! "SW Colorado's finest Fly Shop, Fly Fishing & Rafting Trips - since 2001"
From rich culture and sumptuous restaurants to dramatic views and thrilling family activities, Montrose is a unique blend of manmade charm and natural beauty. Here, adventure isn't a neatly packaged sales pitch. It's a deeply ingrained fact of everyday life. But then, what else would you expect from a town that claims a 2,700-foot-deep canyon as its neighbor? Located just a few miles down the road, The Black Canyon National Park is a breathtaking example of nature at her most dramatic. Fishing, hiking, rock climbing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, camping and more - it's filled with adventure for explorers of all ages. Whether you'd like to get up-close with nature or simply want to get away for a memorable weekend, take a deeper look at Montrose. You never know what you might see.