Conditions at the Ouray Ice Park
January 1, 2015
January 1 conditions update: The Ouray Ice Park is open!!! We have a few areas in the Park that remain closed and each of them are well marked. Please stay out of these areas until we have them ready to go. Closed areas include Five Fingers, Grad School and the section between the Lower Bridge and Popsicle. Most of these areas include pillars that need just a little more love before they are ready for the long season ahead.
Please remember that the Ouray Ice Park is open from 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Please do not try to setup anchors before 7:30 a.m. This is a critical time in our ice farming process when our farmers are moving quickly to get the system shut down for the day. Being in the Park before 7:30 presents a safety hazard for both you and our hard working ice farmers.
If you are thinking about a visit to Ouray this season check out our Travel Planner page.
The Ouray Ice Park Conditions page is brought to you by the Ouray Chalet Inn, the Ouray Comfort Inn and the Ouray Box Canyon Lodge and Hot Springs and the Ouray Victorian Inn:
These locally-owned and operated hotels support the Ouray Ice Park and offer discounts to Ouray Ice Park members.
Back-country Ice Conditions
For the latest on back-country ice conditions around Ouray, check out this link from San Juan Mountain Guides: Back-country Ice