Welcome to Rico Colorado!

Official website for the town of Rico Colorado

Rico is a quaint mountain town with a wide variety of historic and natural attractions. Located in southwest Colorado just 30 minutes from Telluride it offers a wide array of mountain activities such as camping, hiking, fishing, biking, and skiing. With iconic peaks and the clear flowing water of the Dolores river, the drive to Rico along the designated scenic byway on highway 145 will not disappoint.

For those who currently live in Rico and those who stop by and visit, the towns quiet community provides a great chance to connect with the mountain atmosphere.

 Community Announcements:

Revised Rico Board of Trustees  November 2018 Agenda

Rico Board of Trustee’s November 2018 Packet

The Rico Planning Commission and the Rico Board of Trustees will be reviewing the Rico Land Use Code Revisions.  This is a work in progress and there are more articles that will be added.  Additional articles will be posted when they are finished. Please call or email townmanager@ricocolorado.gov with questions and comments.  We welcome your input.

Draft Revised Rico Land Use Code Articles 1-6

Draft Revised Rico Land Use Code Article VI Signs

The Town of Rico is seeking a firm to install provide a design and install a supervisory control and data acquisition system (SCADA).  See the request for proposals document located below if you are interested.


2019 Draft Budget

Contact us (970) 967-2863

P.O. Box 9

2 Commercial St.

Rico Colorado, 81332