Silverton is a slice of heaven during each season of the year.  Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast, skier, history buff, four-wheel drive explorer, lover of Victorian architecture, mountain and wildflower aficionado, mining enthusiast, or just a traveler, Silverton has so much to offer for a day, a week or even longer.  Remember, you can stay in Silverton, ride the bus to Durango and return to Silverton via train.

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If cross country skiing is your passion, there is no better place to partake of this sport than right here in Silverton. Our guests step into their skis at our front door and decide whether to tour the town or head out into the local countryside. Either way, they experience winter at its very best. Sledding, ice skating, downhill skiing, snowmobiling; virtually every outdoor activity is readily available to those seeking the ultimate in winter recreation.  Or check out the ski resorts close by.  San Juan County is snow country.

  • Silverton Mountain Ski Area - Colorado's newest and most challenging ski area
  • Purgatory/Durango Mountain Ski Area A family ski resort 20 miles south
  • Kendall Mountain Ski Area 970-387-5522 A small but fun ski area right in town
  • Snowmobile Tours  970-387-5512 From the top of Molas Pass and more
  • Snow-Shoe Rentals 970-387-5527 Enjoy the scenery and get exercise too!

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Mary Ann Turner-Sanford, General Manager

220 East 10th Street  P.O. Box 359, Silverton, CO 81433
970-387-5336 Tel  970-387-5974 Fax

We honor AAA and Senior Citizen Discounts.