Hardrock 100 mile endurance race is happening right now!

One of the nations toughest races begins and ends in Silverton this weekend.  This race is 100 miles over mostly single track trail which goes from Silverton, to Lake City, back over to Ouray and then over to Telluride and back to Silverton.  It has a highest elevation above 14,000 feet and over 30,000 feet of elevation gain (and...

Durango Herald’s follow up on the successful 4th of July in Silverton

Here is an excerpt from the Durango Herald: “Everything really went off without a hitch,” San Juan County Sheriff Bruce Conrad said. “It was really what it should be.” The Silverton Fourth of July Committee was formed to help change the event. The main problem the group found was the gap of time between the parade in the morning and the...

Some photo highlights from the 4th of July 2017

                       

Support Silverton’s 2017 4th of July Spectacular

Fireworks show
Back by popular demand, the volunteer fireman representing San Juan Fire and Rescue Authority will launch this year's fireworks from Shrine Hill following a full day of red, white, and blue family friendly activities! Contributions truly make this celebration possible. Please consider a 100% tax-deductible contribution for the Silverton 4th of July Association, a registered 401 (c)(3) non-profit. Sponsorship opportunities:   Star Spangled...

Official Schedule of Events for the 4th of July 2017 in Silverton, Colorado

July 4, 2017 8:00 - 10:00am Silverton, Colorado 4th of July Fun Run Memorial Park - Silverton, Colorado 2K, 5K, and 10K Fun Run to benefit the Silverton Youth Center. July 4, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm 4th of July Parade   Greene and Blaire Streets The Silverton, Colorado 4th of July parade is an awesome way to get out and enjoy the celebrations.  Dozens of floats, motorcycles, ATVs and...

Follow our Instagram, It’s Awesome!

@VisitSilverton on Instagram is a year round eye into the lives of Silvertonians... and their dogs!  Want to see what it's like to live here and spend the occasional afternoon running the hounds?   How does a Silverton Dog cool down in the summer? Aawwww #silvertoncolorado #9318 #summerishere #silvertondogs A post shared by Silverton CO Chamber Commerce (@visitsilverton) on Jun 20, 2017...

Antique Truck & Car Show this Weekend

The Antique Truck Historical Society (www.aths.org) is an International organization. Entrants range from Farmington to Grand Junction. Also participating is: “Old Car Club” of the Four Corners, the “Over The Hill Gang” of Durango, and the “Four Corners Antique Power Association… and MORE.” The event will be held on Blair Street on Saturday June 24, 2017. This is a fundraiser...

Be Respectful Campaign

Our Be Respectful Campaign just got some coverage from the Durango Herald.  Last year was a wake up call to the town of Silverton when a group of 100+ kids from a nearby town made their way up here and proceeded to trash the their campsite and, eventually,  one of them had to be airlifted as he'd consumed too...

6 Hikes You Can Take Right From Town.

Ditch the Car! If you're looking for a way to burn off some holiday calories consider going for a hike. The town of Silverton is surrounded by some of the most scenic and rugged mountains anywhere in the country. Needless to say, this offers some fantastic hiking opportunities you can explore right from town. Kendall Mountain Road From the corner of 14th...

We need volunteers for July 5th clean up.

The shrine hill always looks a mess on the 5th after hundreds of people use it watch the big fireworks show.  Needless to say, they leave behind everything from empty bottles and trash to broken tents and blankets. We're looking for people who are willing to help us clean hill back to its intended state.  Just head up to the...

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