Wildlife in Ouray

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Wildlife in Ouray includes chipmunks (they will eat out of your hand at Box Canyon Park), marmots or “whistle pigs” (they look like large groundhogs), ptarmigan, squirrels, beaver, skunks, porcupines, rabbits, bobcats, deer, elk and mountain sheep. Less frequently seen are black bear, mountain lions, wolves and coyotes. Deer and elk are seen mostly in early morning and at dusk. In the ┬ásummer they inhabit the high grassy meadows, but as winter approaches the herds move to lower elevations. They can commonly be seen alongside (and sometimes in) the road during the winter.

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FJ Summit

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The countdown is on for the Ninth Annual FJ Summit!

Registration opens on Saturday, Mar 28th, 2015, and fills rapidly so be sure to bookmark this site and check back often for official information, schedules, and announcements. We look forward to seeing all of you in July!

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