The best way to appreciate this unique town is to first understand the natural wonder that neighbors it.
Majestic, complex, filled with promises at every turn – the Black Canyon National Park is a reservoir of hidden delights, revealing itself only to those who take the time to appreciate it. With its vast shadows, sheer walls and somber gorges, this is no five minute stop. This is an encounter that, properly experienced, will stir your soul at a level far deeper than you could ever imagine.
Located on the canyon’s door step, Montrose is no less intriguing. From its thriving art, rich culture and charming downtown to a deep history that still infuses the air with Old West flavor, this multi-faceted town serves up layer upon layer of discoveries, each more unique than the last. Whether you’re looking to come face to face with the humbling power of nature or simply want to get a away for a relaxing weekend, take a deeper look at Montrose.
In this community surrounded by nature’s majesty and built on neighborly values, those who take the time to unlock Montrose’s secrets are rewarded with sights to stir your senses and soothe the soul; shopping to inspire all interests and restaurants ready to impress. Historic Downtown Montrose is filled with eclectic shops, restaurants, galleries and more, our downtown is the perfect blend of old and new.
As if there weren’t enough to do in Montrose already, Montrose hosts an array of events throughout the year. You can find just about anything you’re looking for from a Farmer’s Market to the County Fair & Rodeo or a variety of athletic events to our award winning summer series, Main In Motion.
Located just 65 miles south of I-70, Montrose is in the heart of southwest Colorado and serves as a base camp for all kinds of exploration and adventure this corner of Colorado serves up. Also in Montrose is the area’s largest regional airport. With daily flights to Denver and direct flights to Atlanta, Los Angeles, Newark, Chicago, Dallas and Houston (offered seasonally) access to Montrose is made easy.