Valley Rico Cemetery

The Valley Rico Cemetery (VRC) is located on both sides of US Hwy 135, one mile south of Rico in Dolores County, Colorado.

VRC opened on August 31, 1879 with the burial of Julius “Frenchy” Burgen.

On this website, you will find information on the those buried at VRC, the location of the plots, and photos of the tombstones.

We additionally provide more in-depth information on VRC under the brochure tab.