LAKE CITY, COLO., (July 8, 2017):   The annual monthlong celebration of Lake City’s heritage begins August 1st and features cemetery tours, ghost tours, walking tours and interior homes, as well as the special presentation of Scarlet Belles.  A calendar of events is available from the Chamber of Commerce, at local establishments, or online at  

The portion above the road of the Ute-Ulay site is now open to the public and a ten stop, self-guided walking tour available thanks to a Bureau of Land Management grant to Hinsdale County. 

Sponsors for the 2017 program include Alpine Village, Confluence in Lake City, the History Hut, Hinsdale County Lodging Tax Board, Hinsdale County Historical Society, Matterhorn Mountain Motel, Sage & Timber, Slumgullion Gift Gallery, and the Town of Lake City.

Lake City DIRT is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to preserving and enhancing Lake City's historic and commercial district. Visit