Telluride is a former mining town surrounded by the 13,000 foot San Juan Mountains in the southwest corner of Colorado. Telluride is well known by its ski resort by the same name of Telluride and summer schedules of festivals. Telluride is connected to its companion town called Mountain Village, accessable only by a gondola.
Telluride is home to Bridal Veil Falls, the highest free-falling waterfall in Colorado.
Telluride is in the Four Corners region of which the states of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona comprise. Close by is the national park of Mesa Verde and the other well known former mining towns of Durango, Ouray, Silverton connected by the well known Million Dollar Highway.