- The list below includes 84 free or cheap things to do in or near Silverthorne, Colorado, including 72 different types of inexpensive activities like Mountain Biking, Camping Site, Lake and National & State Parks.
- From Rainbow Park to Lily Pad Lake, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Silverthorne and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Frisco, Breckenridge, Dillon and Georgetown.
Often referred to as the Yosemite of Boulder Canyon, Boulder Falls are natural waterfalls with the fall of approximately 70 feet into the Middle Boulder Creek. The surrounding landscape is beautiful and the site is often visited by hikers and rock climbers.
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As an annual event hosted by the Tesoro Cultural Center, 1830s Rendezvous & Spanish Colonial Art Market features live entertainment and goods from local vendors. The market has historical reenactments of life in the 1830s with live actors.
Thunder Valley Motocross Park hosts professional races, including the Toyota Pro Motocross National. Motocross fans can attend events and cheer on their favorite riders and the track is also open for members to use for practice rides.
A part of the Morrison Fossil Area National Park, the Dinosaur Ridge is a great place for people to see actual dinosaur footprints sealed by time. Dinosaur Ridge is famous for its Exhibit Hall and summer camps where young people can learn more about paleontology.
Established in 1959, the Colorado Railroad museum owns a collection of narrow gauge locomotives including vintage engines, coaches and cabooses. The museum also features a model railroad, a roundhouse restoration facility with a working turntable and offers scenic train rides.
Families who enjoy the outdoors tend to embrace the Grottos Trail for an easy hiking experience. Exploring the large rock formations, boulders, and waterfalls are simple form the trail itself, and there is a popular picnicking area at the trailhead.
With a campground perched on the edge of the beach, Bear Creek Lake Park in Lakewood, Colorado provides a scenic background for family camping. Visitors can also enjoy in beach activity rentals, biking, and modern facilities to make any adventure complete.