Silverthorne Colorado Activities, Things to Do

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Silverthorne Colorado Activities

In spite of the close access to surrounding mountains, an extensive trail network, a recreation center, and impressive park system, most travelers miss this quiet community of abundant natural beauty and resources.

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  • North Pond Park is a year-round attraction, with walking trails, ice skating, osprey nests, mountain wetlands and more.
  • Silverthorne has hiking and biking trails connecting into the White River National Forest.
  • The Raven Golf Club can be explored on a golf cart or cross-country skis, depending on the season.

Silverthorne may be best known for the outlet shops, but there are a number of great activities, summer or winter, to draw people. Take to the mountain trails, visit the North Pond Park, or have a picnic at Rainbow Park. Close, convenient, and fantastic - there's no excuse not to take some time to enjoy all Silverthorne has to offer.


  • Hiking
    Silverthorne is nestled right in the heart of Summit County, so get out on the Ptarmigan Trail, or walk around North Pond Park to view the nestling ospreys.
  • Biking 
    The Blue Ridge Trail in Silverthorne connects into the county trail system that goes from Glenwood Springs to Keystone, and up to Vail, so hop on for a ride!
  • Fishing 
    North Pond Park offers great fishing in this mountain wetland. The Blue River also offers a great chance for fly fishermen to get out and test their mettle.
  • Golfing
    The Raven at Three Peaks Golf Club is continually acclaimed as one of the best courses in Colorado, so make sure to take the opportunity to try it out for yourself.
  • Rainbow Park 
    This park is huge! With 7 acres, there are tennis courts, basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, a skate park, picnic shelters and more.


  • Ice Skating
    If the conditions are right, North Pond Park is opened for ice skating, so grab your skates for some old fashioned pond skating.
  • Snowshoeing 
    Most of the hiking trails in summer are great for snowshoeing. Get up into the quiet mountains where snowmobiles and cross country skiers just can't reach.
  • Cross Country Skiing 
    The Silverthorne Nordic Center is located at the Raven Golf Club and open to anyone. There are two separate courses to explore.


  • Silverthorne Recreation Center 
    This incredible facility is open year-round, with gyms, pools, an indoor track, racquetball courts, fitness equipment and more.
  • Eagles Nest Wilderness Area
    This area of the White River National Forest is a prime center for year-round activity, including hiking, biking, horseback riding, snow-shoeing, and cross-country skiing.