Rico, Colorado To-Do
Rico, Colorado is a laid-back, restful mountain haven with unlimited outdoor recreational opportunities including mountain biking, fat (a.k.a. winter) biking, hiking and nordic skiing. We’ve got a summertime population of about 500 friendly folks, and a wintertime population of a hardy 200 or so. For those who love quiet mountains more than busy resorts, Rico will certainly satisfy!
This former mining town situated in the remote southwestern part of Colorado (only 35 miles from busy Telluride) reveals much of a bygone lifestyle. Historic buildings still dot the main street, and many have been refurbished to house new businesses. With unspoiled wilderness and incredible natural hot springs, Rico, Colorado offers unmatched small town charm.