Numerous lakes, falls, old mining towns, and high mountain peaks are in a close proximity to Oleo Ranch. Most can be reached in a 2-wheel drive vehicle. Four wheel drive vehicles take your experience to the next level with hundreds of miles of roads available. A popular day trio is the Alpine Loop, which goes from Lake City to Silverton to Ouray, and back to Lake City. Around the 15th of September is the time of the color change on the Aspen trees. Near Alamosa CO is the unique Great Sand Dunes National Park and north of the Oleo near Gunnison is the spectacular Black Canyon of the Gunnison Nation Park. See the links page for quick access to these sites. September is the fall color change with around the 15th being the peek in our area.