- The list below includes 47 free or cheap things to do in or near Silverton, Colorado, including 38 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Lake, Off Road & ATV and Art Gallery.
- From Ice Lakes to Molas Pass, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Silverton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Telluride, Ouray, Ridgway and Durango.
The westernmost state park of Colorado, Ridgway State Park consists of a reservoir which provides scenic views of Cimmaron mountain range and comprises of an extensive network of hiking trails. Visitors can also enjoy a number of outdoors activities here including fishing, camping, ice climbing and more.
The Trimble Hot Springs are actually the only combination geothermal waters, day spa, and lodging resort in Durango. There are several mineral-rich hot pools with natural waters and the largest outdoor heated Olympic sized pool.
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Mild to Wild Rafting & Jeep Trail Tours offer whitewater rafting trips on the three different Colorado rivers namely Animas, San Miguel and Piedra rivers. The trips are also offered along with guided jeep trail tours of the San Juan Mountains.
Historic Downtown Durango is home to a variety of shops as well as numerous restaurants, breweries, art galleries, museums and more. Many of the old structures dating back to the pioneer days are still standing including the Strater Hotel which was built in 1887.
Gather up the family and make your plans to stay fit at the Durango Community Recreation Center. The 71,000 square foot facility features a swimming pool, climbing wall, aerobics classes and more to keep visitors of all ages moving.
With sections stretching more than 500-miles through the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado Trail, has something for every outdoor enthusiast. Visitors can hike, bike, or ride horseback on the trails as they take in the stunning mountain vistas.