Western movies filmed in and around Silverton in the late 1940s and 1950s will be shown over Labor Day weekend during the 4th Annual Silverton Western Movie Festival.
Times and Movies to be announced. The event is a fundraiser for the Silverton Standard & the Miner newspaper.
Silverton's Annual Colorfest Quilt Show and Sale will be held Sept 10th & 11th at the Silverton Public School's gymnasium on the corner of 12th & Reese.
Whether you are a first-time visitor or have visited many times, Silverton Colorado is a place that you will enjoy again and again. Silverton is a National Historic Landmark, part of the San Juan Skyway (with the Million Dollar Highway connecting Silverton to Ouray), home to Animas Forks and the Alpine Loop, and the summer destination for the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train ride.
With the Weminuche Wilderness close by, Silverton is a recreational paradise in Winter for snowmobiling, skiing (downhill, extreme, heli, snowcat, cross country), sledding, ice skating, ice climbing, and ice fishing, and in Summer for rafting, backcountry touring, Jeeping (Jeep rentals and Jeep tours are available), ATV and OHV riding, fishing, hiking, biking, rafting, horseback riding, hunting, and camping.
Everything you need to know, view guide (PDF).
Familiarize yourself and view the map (PDF).
Visit the Visitor's Center page.
Secluded at 9,318 feet, a visit to Silverton is one that you will not forget any time of year. A perfect combination of supreme natural beauty and magnificent Victorian charm.
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