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.
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. www.deathridetour.com
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.
Narrow Gauge Railroad
A must for anyone new to the region; features a scenic ride along the Animas River from Durango to Silverton.
For a unique taste of Silverton; a delightful community theater in the historic Miners Union Theatre.
A mining competition and celebration
A competitive bicycle race from Durango to Silverton in which participants attempt to race the train.
A competitive foot race to the peak of Kendall Mountain.
Take a mining train deep into Galena Mountain and learn the history of the gold mining industry from the inside out.
The Mayflower Mill was the last and the most advanced of the big mills to be built in the San Juans.
Take your pick, all within a short drive of town.
A weekend-long experience designed to take participants back to like in the Old West. Expect Victorian etiquette, poker tournaments, gunfights and more.
Explore the variety of culinary delights that Silverton has to offer.
Colorado's newest and most advanced ski area.
A small but fun ski area right in town.
A family ski resort 20 miles south of Silverton.
An exciting and scenic activity for your friends and family.
Enjoy the scenery and get exercise too!
Discover the true back-country for skiing and snowboarding adventures.