- 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.
At Russel Stover Candy Factory, one can choose from a wide range of chocolates, jelly beans and other handmade confections which include caramel apples and cookies, with a separate category of sugar-free candies.
Montrose Recreation is an organization dedicated to promoting recreational activities and programs in the local community. The organization is responsible for the upkeep of local parks, construction of community centers, and many other programs.
Ute Park sits on 30 acres and includes lighted softball fields for adults and a youth sports complex that offers youth activities including soccer, baseball, lacrosse, and softball. Visitors can also enjoy fishing and nature opportunities.
Museum of the Mountain West houses an assortment of artifacts and walk-in exhibits about the lifestyle, medicines and transport dating back to old American West. The museum director is often available to provide guided informative tour of the premises.
Star Drive-In Theater is believed to be the oldest family-owned drive-in theater and has been in business since sixty years. The theater plays double features during summers and also offers food and drinks on site.
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Preserving the history of the community, Montrose County Historical Museum is located in the former Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Depot. Every exhibit honors early life in Montrose, and features items such as antique vehicles, vintage clothing and railroad equipment.
Reaching an elevation of 12,000 feet, the Crater Lake Trail hike lasts about 4 hours and provides views of the Continental Divide and the surrounding area. There is a campsite and lake located at the trail's midpoint.