Montrose is a place where the folks enjoy the amenities of city life without the intensity of urbanity. It is remotely located at the south end of West Central Colorado with the magnificent San Juan Mountain Range as it's backdrop. Residents enjoy a temperate climate with four distinct seasons of moderate intensity, a little snow in winter, bright flowers in springtime, toasty summers and a gorgeous autumn. There are well kept parks and trails throughout the city for safe walking, biking and relaxing. People play golf here on three choice golf courses. Montrose Memorial Hosptal shares the distinction of being one of the best 20 rural community hospitals in the country. Families benefit from the availability of quality schools and education programs. A modern Library is seated at the community center along with an extension program of Colorado Mesa Universityfor career training and continuing education. Performing arts thrive with the volunteer productions of the Magic Circle Players that has enjoyed over fifty years of vitality. The flexible space at Montrose Pavilion provides opportunities for musical concerts, dance productions,and other artistic endeavors as well as conventions for business and non-profit enterprises. There are churches for the reverent, activities for youth and elder care for seniors. The all new community recreation center has a variety of options for healthy exercise, classes and relaxation. Nearby State Parks, National Forests and San Juan Mountains beckon the adventurous for hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, camping and four-wheeling. Montrose is remote but vibrant and easily accessed from the north and east by modern highways and by air via scheduled flights at the Montrose Regional Airport.