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Silverton, located in Southwest Colorado, offers a variety of vacation experiences and activities in a scenic, natural environment. Visitors will enjoy exploring the western, archaeological, historic and Native American cultures. Silverton, which began as a mining town in the 1880s, retains much of its "Old West" charm today.
Over a million visitors are drawn to Silverton for the majestic San Juan Mountains and the red-rock canyonlands of the Four Corners. Nestled at the southwestern foot of the Rocky Mountains, Silverton is surrounded by the San Juan National Forest, with over two million acres of pine forests, aspen groves, lakes, streams and spectacular views, offering a spectacular natural playground.
With over 300 days of sunshine per year, Silverton has a dry, comfortable climate. Its mild seasons make it the perfect year-round vacation destination. You can enjoy outdoor activities no matter what season you visit.
Silverton's famous attractions include the historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and nearby Mesa Verde National Park. Silverton is chock-full with lots of things to do. Activities include rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, camping, horseback riding, hunting, fishing, backcountry and mining tours, golfing, rock climbing, live concerts, gaming, art gallery walks, downtown shopping, fine dining, and more.
Silverton is also home to Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort, a perfect winter vacation destination. Groups and families will enjoy world-class ski and snowboard terrain in a spectacular location with incredible scenery. Winter activities include a ride on Durango's winter train, sleigh rides, snowmobile tours, snowshoeing, snowcat trips, a soak in the hot springs, spa treatments, and more.
Silverton's resources will never disappoint you!