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Hiking in Silverthorne

Safety Tips for A Spectacular Summer on Silverthorne’s Trails

Summer has (finally) arrived in Silverthorne, and while this winter’s epic snowfall delivered spectacular wildflowers and lush vegetation along Summit County’s extensive trail system, it also left behind some damage and avalanche debris on area trails.  The Silverthorne Pulse caught up with White River National Forest Recreation Manager Cory Richardson for an update on what to expect on trails in and around Silverthorne this summer: With the above average snowfall, a late start to spring, and a record avalanche season this past winter, it is important for folks recreating near …

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Fishing on the Blue River

Find your next adventure in Silverthorne this summer!

Explore the heart of Summit County this summer and discover where art meets adventure. From family-friendly weekend getaways to adventure-filled excursions, Silverthorne is the perfect basecamp for all your high country exploring. Bike along the Blue River or fly fish its Gold Medal waters, see a show at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center or attend one of the signature First Friday community events. Here’s the perfect itinerary for your next mountain adventure! Friday Evening: Silverthorne is located 68 miles west of Denver, making it a great location for an easy …

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Family biking

Celebrate Cycle Silverthorne Month with a Jam-Packed Lineup of Special Events

This June, the Town of Silverthorne will honor one of the community’s favorite pastimes – and modes of transportation – with a month-long series of special events during our fourth annual Cycle Silverthorne Month.  A sampling of events can be found below. For a full calendar and additional details, please visit www.silverthorne.org. Note:Starting June 1, riders can pick up a “Bike Bingo” card from participating businesses in order to win prizes at the Bike to Work Day event on June 26. June 3, 10, 17 & 24 – Yoga for Cyclists …

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The Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks

Business Spotlight: The Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks

Spring has sprung in the High Country and that means residents and locals alike are trading out their skis for golf clubs. The Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks, located in Silverthorne, is now open for the 2019 golfing season, and there are some big upgrades on the way. A recipient of the Silverthorne Business Grant award, the Raven is updating their restaurant and clubhouse this spring with new furniture, a revamped patio area and a brand new menu. The outdoor patio will feature three new lounge areas with fire …

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Skateboarding at Silverthorne’s Newly Upgraded Rainbow Park

The skateboard park at Rainbow Park near Silverthorne’s Rec Center is a busy place this time of year. These long, warm summer days attract skaters of all abilities to this Silverthorne community staple. Rainbow Park, which is home to the skate park and just received a facelift, spreads over seven acres and offers: A multi-purpose field Two tennis courts A basketball court Two pickleball courts Four sand volleyball courts A children’s playground A playground just for toddlers Concrete and asphalt walking loops Five picnic shelters Public restrooms Its bowl-shaped field, …

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Meet Silverthorne’s Resident River Hawks at Osprey Day

Did you know that the Blue River in Silverthorne is home to almost 20 different bird species from owls to eagles and perhaps most notably, for osprey? This gorgeous hunter, sometimes called the “river hawk,” is a large raptor and is often seen soaring above the Blue. To celebrate this and other resident and migratory birds, Silverthorne hosts Osprey Days on August 1 at North Pond Park. Residents and visitors alike are invited to this free family event that includes educational programming, seminars and tours along the river from 5:30-7:30 …

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Silverthorne Family Vacation

Silverthorne Mayor on “Quality of Life” Tax Initiative

What funding will be required for the continued and timely construction of our community’s desired parks, trails, pedestrian connections and open space projects? In recent years, the Town has gained great momentum in the implementation of strategic plans related to Town amenities, and looking forward, the Silverthorne community has identified numerous capital projects that are needed to serve our growing community. However, current revenues are not sufficient to undertake these projects in a timeframe that the Town Council believes the community expects and desires. A large number of capital projects are …

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Summertime Fun at Green Mountain Reservoir

Located about 23 miles north of Silverthorne on Colorado Highway 9, Green Mountain Reservoir is a summertime haven offering camping, fishing, hiking, boating and more. If you’re ready for a new spot this summer, check out what Green Mountain offers:   Camping With seven designated camping areas, Green Mountain Reservoir is a great place to pitch a tent or park a camper. If you don’t want to take your chances with the first-come, first-served spots, visit Recreation.gov to reserve a campsite at Cow Creek South Campground. Fees and restrictions apply. …

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Cycle Silverthorne Month in June = Fun for All

Even if your summer is packed with hiking boots, paddles or barbecue tongs instead of spandex and skinny tires, the upcoming Cycle Silverthorne Month has something to offer you. Featuring concerts, happy hours, yoga and even big wheel races for adults, June (Cycle Silverthorne Month) is packed with incentives to get you outside and moving. Here’s a taste of what’s happening: June 1: First Friday Kickoff Celebration for Cycle Silverthorne Month Ride your bike to the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center for festivities on the outdoor stage and lawn from 4-7 …

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