FIREWORKS – after dark – still scheduled at this time
Have a fabulous fourth in Silverton!
Campfires and petroleum-fueled stoves are allowed in both campgrounds ONLY in approved portable self contained fire pits.
NOTE – Fireworks are not allowed and those using them are subject to fines.
Many activities, including shopping, restaurants, attractions, and live music.
4TH OF JULY
Fun Run – 2K,5K & 10K at Memorial Park. To pre-register, email your information (age and address to gro.ppasr@eiluJ and pay on day of race. Registrations on day of race at 6:00am. Race starts at 7:30am. Race fee of $25 includes t-shirt. This is a fundraiser for Silverton Youth Center. For questions, call Julie at 760-846-5853.
Parade – 10:30am on main street followed by Fire Departments water fight
This year’s theme is “FANTASY ” Want to be in the parade? email moc.oohay@edarapnotrevlis
Entrants line up by 10am at the Courthouse at 15th and Greene. Must be 50% decorated & in RED WHITE & BLUE.
International Rhubarb Festival following parade at Memorial Park with free Silverton Brass Band concert. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
Delectable rhubarb treats can be topped off with ice cream if you desire. For sale only as long as they last, so don’t miss out. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library.
Ducky Derby – launch time is 2 pm at Memorial Park – a fun and unique event
Purchase your duck and ducky t-shirt ahead of time at the Visitors Center at 414 Greene Street, or purchase at the Chamber tent at Memorial Park during the festivities.
CASH PRIZES TO 1ST, 2ND, AND 3RD PLACE DUCKS. 970-387-5654
2016 4th of July Camping
We will be operating 2 different campgrounds on a 1st come 1st serve basis:
Depot Campground (across the tracks at the train depot 10th & Cement)
Kendall Mtn. Campground (KMCC 14th & Mineral)
For more information contact Town Hall @ 970-387-5522 x.12
The camping fee is $10 per person per night (14 yrs. or older).
Each campground will have port-o-johns, dumpsters, potable water and 24 hr. security.
Campfires are allowed in both campgrounds ONLY in approved self-contained fire pits.
(fire pits are available for rent while they last @ $10 per week with a $10 refundable deposit)
(firewood is available for sale)
Dogs are allowed but must remain leashed and owners must clean up after their dogs.
Quiet Time is between midnight & 8:00 a.m.
Littering, fireworks & open fire fines STRICTLY ENFORCED.
The Following Rules Are STRICTLY ENFORCED:
You must have a permit for each vehicle. Every camper must have a wristband.
Silverton Lakes RV Red Mtn. RV Park
14th & Mineral 664 Greene St
Silver Summit RV Park Silverton Lakes RV Park
640 Mineral 2100 Kendall St
Located at Memorial Park
Welcome, Hardrock Hundred runners!
The race is a 100-mile run with 33,992 feet of climb and 33,992 feet of descent for a total elevation change of 67,984 feet with an average elevation of 11,186 feet – low point 7,680 feet (Ouray) and high point 14,048 feet (Handies Peak).
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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