The Grand Imperial; Hotel, Lounge, Restaurant
Silverton, CO...

Something for everyone.

Whether you’re here for the history, the train, the skiing, the mountain biking, or just to relax; there’s something for everyone to do in Silverton. Click on any of the activities to learn more.

The Great Train Robbery

A Historic & Scenic Colorado Horseback Ride and Tour into the Old West.
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DEATH RIDE Tour ... Ride For Life

A three day charity cycling event which starts and ends in Silverton. The loop covers 232 miles – 5 mountain passes and 16,500 feet of elevation gain.

A Silverton 4th of July

More than 10,000 people descend upon Silverton from all over the country to partake of the best Independence Day and fireworks celebration on the western slope.

Durango & Silverton
Narrow Gauge Railroad

A must for anyone new to the region; features a scenic ride along the Animas River from Durango to Silverton.

A Theatre Group

For a unique taste of Silverton; a delightful community theater in the historic Miners Union Theatre.

Hardrockers Holidays

A mining competition and celebration

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

A competitive bicycle race from Durango to Silverton in which participants attempt to race the train.

Kendall Mountain Run

A competitive foot race to the peak of Kendall Mountain.

Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour

Take a mining train deep into Galena Mountain and learn the history of the gold mining industry from the inside out.

Mayflower Mill Tour

The Mayflower Mill was the last and the most advanced of the big mills to be built in the San Juans.

Ghost Towns

Take your pick, all within a short drive of town.

Step Back in Time

A weekend-long experience designed to take participants back to like in the Old West. Expect Victorian etiquette, poker tournaments, gunfights and more.

Taste of Silverton

Explore the variety of culinary delights that Silverton has to offer.

Silverton Mountain Ski Area

Colorado's newest and most advanced ski area.

Kendall Mountain Ski Area

A small but fun ski area right in town.

Durango Mountain Resort

A family ski resort 20 miles south of Silverton.

Snowmobile Tours

An exciting and scenic activity for your friends and family.

Snow-Shoe Rentals

Enjoy the scenery and get exercise too!

Cat Skiing

Discover the true back-country for skiing and snowboarding adventures.

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