Ridgway, Colorado (U.S.)

Ridgway, Colorado (U.S.) Image

Chimney Peak – Ridgway, CO. Photo Courtesy of Gary Ratcliff, OurayImage.com

Designated

2020

Category

International Dark Sky Community

Address

Ridgway, Colorado
U.S.

Contact

Preston Neill
Website
Tel.: 970-318-0081

Land Area

4.7 km2

Documents

Application
Announcement
Annual Reports

About

The Town of Ridgway is a homerule municipality with a population of just over 1,000 people, located along the Uncompahgre River in the foothills of the San Juan Mountains, in colorful southwest Colorado. As true as it was in 1890, Ridgway today remains the “Gateway to the San Juan’s”.

Weather

Click here to find ideal environmental conditions for viewing the night sky in Ridgway, CO (38.1513, -107.75944). Don’t forget to plan your trip during the new moon and astronomical twilight to enhance the viewing experience!

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