Tag: Silverton

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Fall Color Drives

It’s officially the first day of fall, and with this season comes changing colors, shorter days, and chilly evenings. One of the best ways to enjoy fall in Durango is a local color drive, and we have so many places to explore. Typically, early in the season a trip to the Silverton area provides a…
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Animas Museum Online Exhibits

Are you familiar with Durango’s vast history? Our local Animas Museum in Durango offers rich details of past local events, people, and economy. With the COVID measures, they now feature an interesting and informative online exhibit! The first exhibit tells the story and history of Zaidee Rockwood Perkins’ wedding dress. Married in Durango in 1901,…
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Take A Scenic Drive!

As we continue to highlight ways to enjoy our Colorado lifestyle, we once again are thankful for the great beauty in the Durango area. We have so much untouched outdoor space. Are you looking for a creative way to explore and still keep social distance measures? Take a scenic drive. We typically feature scenic drives…
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Silverton Skijoring This Weekend!

President’s Day Weekend is upon us and Silverton—our neighboring town—hosts one of the most unique events all winter: Skijoring. This fantastic event comprises of a horse or motorcycle pulling a person on skis holding onto a rope down the middle of the snow-filled street. There are jumps and rings the rider catches on batons, and…
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The Impact of the Animas River Situation

The Animas River has made national news this week as a result of the spill of minerals from the Gold King mine above Silverton. According to news reports, the EPA accidentally released a slew of materials including cadmium, copper, zinc and manganese into the river. Three million gallons of water were released when the EPA…
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