Growing Town of Silverthorne Colorado Real Estate
Mount Silverthorne, Buffalo Mountain, Red Mountain at the Town of Silverthorne greet travelers on Interstate 70 from its gateway position 75 minutes from Denver. The Gore Range lies to the west and the Continental Divide to the east of town. The 3.2 square-mile town is at the edge of the White River National Forest and Eagles Wilderness.
Known far and wide for the Outlets at Silverthorne, full-time residents choose Summit County homes in Silverthorne for the old-fashioned activities and camaraderie, involvement, and spacious properties and some of the best prices in the Summit County real estate market.
Picturesque Silverthorne Colorado real estate is also near excellent mountain recreation. Skiing at Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, and Arapahoe Basin plus boating and bicycling around Lake Dillon, fishing the Snake River and Blue River, and horseback riding and hiking along mountain trails offer full-time and seasonal residents a wide variety of wonderful outdoor activities all year round. There are also an ice skating rink, a Nordic Center, the Raven Golf Course, and the Silverthorne Skate Park.
Home to over 4,000 residents, the Town of Silverthorne incorporated on April 5, 1967. From its beginnings as a construction camp during the building of the Dillon Dam to a refueling stop on the interstate and now a full-service community, the growing town continues to capture the fancy of locals and others. Silverthorne is named after Sheriff Silverthorne, a tough judge who kept order in the area during the Colorado Gold Rush.
The Home Rule Municipality encourages civic responsibility through service on the Silverthorne Planning Commission and Economic Development Advisory Committee. In addition, residents of Silverthorne homes help shape the town by participating on the Art in Public Places Committee; Citizens’ Advisory Committee; and the Silverthorne Parks, Open Space, Recreation and Trails Committee (SPORT). The Town holds emergency drills and assists with preparedness training.
Recreational facilities in Silverthorne are primarily located large parks such as North Pond Park, River’s Edge Park, and Rainbow Park as well as the Silverthorne Recreational Center and Silverthorne Pavilion. The Town and other organizers host numerous events at these venues.
For example, there has been Doo Wop Denny’s Rockin’ Oldies Party, Annual Rocky Mountain Triathlon, Tabata Bootcamp, Swiftskedaddle Snowshoe, and Doggie Day at the Pool, King and Queen of the Beach Volleyball Tournaments, Holiday Bazaar, and so much more. Recently, the community sought to encourage swimming safety by offering the World’s Largest Swim Lesson. A Night of Family Fun with Pedalpalooza including bicycles galore–from tandems to spin cycles, stunt bikes and tall bikes. Dance, volleyball and beach volleyball, kickball, gymnastics, yoga, and a host of other activities are also available at the Rec Center.
Families living in Silverthorne Colorado homes are served by the Summit County School District.
Map of Town of Silverthorne Colorado Real Estate for Sale