Telluride Essential Info


Telluride is in the southern Rocky Mountains approximately 100 miles from Four Corners, the intersection of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah. Telluride is home to the Telluride Ski Resort, and home of an independent film festival.

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Fun Facts

  1. Butch Cassidy and his “wild bunch” gang robbed the San Miguel Valley Bank in Telluride on June 24, 1889.
  2. Telluride has the only free gondola public transportation system of its kind in North America.
  3. Telluride is the home of Telluride Helitrax, Colorado's sole helicopter ski operation.
  4. There are no chain restaurants or shops in Telluride.
  5. There are 350 miles of mining tunnels running beneath the mountains of Telluride.

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