Guided 4×4 Tours of Silverton, CO

Climb over 12,000ft and explore the waterfalls, ghost towns, and wildlife of real Colorado in above Silverton!

Travel along the scenic byway from Durango to picturesque Silverton, Colorado. We will stop at our office in Silverton for an orientation before boarding our open-air 4×4 where you will explore Colorado’s pristine high country. This tour travels through Picuayne Gulch then drops down California Gulch as we head to the mining ghost towns above Silverton, CO. Along the way, you will discover the famous old ghost town of Animas Forks, an early mining town established in the 1800s. View the old framework of the town foundations and even the go inside the old buildings. Get exclusive access to our own private mining claims during the tour. In addition to the local lore, you will experience breathtaking views, wildlife, waterfalls, and more.

All ages are welcome on this trip. Our tours are the perfect way to make the most out of your day. Be sure to check out our rafting and inflatable kayak adventures for more adventure options.

Silverton Guided 4x4 Tour Options

Guided 4x4 Tours of Silverton, CO

Trip Description

We offer a variety of tour options to help you create the perfect Silverton 4×4 Tour.  With guided jeep tours and four-by-four tours, we will help you explore the scenic beauty of the Colorado back country.  Our Silverton 4×4 Tours depart daily from Durango, CO so we can include your transportation from Durango or meet you in our Silverton office located in the Grand Imperial Hotel. From there, our guided 4×4 tours take you up over 12,000ft to explore the waterfalls, ghost towns, and wildflowers. We will check out Picuayne Gulch then drop down into California Gulch on our way to Animas Forks, the historic ghost town above Silverton, Co.

Departure Times
  • 10:00 am
  • 2:30 pm

Trip Rates:

Adult – $89
Youth – $69

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Important Details

Departing From Durango Colorado
  • Arrive 10-15 minutes before your activity at our downtown location at 724 Main Ave
  • PARKING: If on an activity longer than three hours, we encourage you to stop by the Durango Transit Center Lot or the 724 Main Avenue Durango Rivertrippers location to purchase a $7.50 allday parking pass
  • RESTROOMS/CHANGING: Changing Room access right next door to our location.
Departing From Silverton Colorado
  • The drive from Durango to Silverton is amazing. We recommend you meet us in Silverton for your tour. This way you can explore more of Southwest Colorado on your own time.
  • We are located at the Grand Imperial Hotel at 1219 Greene Street.
  • Arrive 10-15 minutes before your trip time.
  • Parking is free in Silverton Colorado.
  • We have restrooms and a lounge area to relax in before and after your trip.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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