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Summer Recreation

Backcountry adventures await!


silverton shopping and dining

Businesses in Silverton

Shopping, dining, tours, and more.



Ride the D&SNGRR

All aboard!


Upcoming Events:

1 pm

Santa Clause will make a Christmas Eve visit at 1pm on the corner of 13th and Greene in front of the Town of Silverton Chirstmas Tree.  He will take photos from his sleigh and pass out candy to the kids.

Courtesy of the Silverton - San Juan Vounteer Fire Department

He will be flying in around 12:45pm and at the Town Christmas Tree at 1pm on Greene st and 13th!  

lunch time

Please come and join the locals and have Christmas lunch at the Silverton Public School Cafeteria!

Please feel free to bring a side dish or dessert to share on Christmas day! 

all day/night

Come ring in the New Year in SIlverton CO!  Hotels, restaurants and bars are OPEN


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

silverton map

Familiarize yourself and view the map (PDF).

Visitor's Center

silverton visitor center

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.