Colorado Boy

Round Trip Distance: 1.8 miles
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation: 9819 - 9947 feet
Cellphone: 0-3 bars
Time: 45 mins.
Trailhead: Ironton Townsite
Fee: none
Attractions: Historic mine

The Colorado Boy Mine is located in the Ironton Park area south of Ouray, Colorado. The trail begins near the Ironton ghost town. From there a well marked trail leads to the Colorado Boy Mine which sits on a hill about 130 feet higher in elevation. The building that surrounds the vertical mine shaft of the Colorado Boy Mine is visible to passing motorists on the Million Dollar Highway traveling through Ironton Park.