A former mining camp is converting into a boutique getaway, sparking hope in Montrose County’s West End ~ Colorado Sun

A 15-second exposure captures the Burning Van festival held at Camp V, west of Naturita Colo., Saturday September 5, 2020. The property known as Vancorum was built by the Vanadium corporation in 1942 to store men a materials who worked at a nearby Uranium Mill.


With luxury cabins and an emphasis on art, Naturita looks to the past and seeks to rebuild its economy around tourism and outdoor recreation.

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