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Summer Recreation

Backcountry adventures await!


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Businesses in Silverton

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Ride the D&SNGRR

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Upcoming Events:

All Day




FIREWORKS – 9:30pm –   
Have a fabulous fourth in Silverton!

8am Silvertons Blue Ribben Fun Run 5k & 10k  Starts inn Memorial Park

     Registration email silvertonblueribbon@gmail.com or registration starts 7am day of race.  No entry Fee and Prizes 1st, 2nd & 3rd place

10:30am Parade - Theme is "Summer Fun"  

Following Parade: Water Fun with the SJV Fire Department by Firestation and BBQ at Firestation

Ducky Derby after Parade in Memorial Park with Duck Launch at 2pm

Come have a family picnic in Memorial Park after the Parade - bring your own picinic lunch

Silverton Brass Band will have a concert on the San Juan County Courthouse Lawn in afternoon - time TBD 

NOTE – Fireworks are not allowed and those using them are subject to fines.
Many activities, including shopping, restaurants, attractions

NO 4th of July in Town Camping available this year.  





Lunch Time

This is the ANNUAL Silverton Community Thanksgiving Potluck at the Kendall Mountain Recreation Center!  11am - 2pm and is OPEN to Public and a FREE Event

Welcome to Silverton, CO Chamber of Commerce

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.

Silverton Visitor's Guide

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Everything you need to know, view guide (PDF).

Town Map of Silverton

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Familiarize yourself and view the map (PDF).

Visitor's Center

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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.