Updated: 4/4/2016

The Silver Thread Scenic and Historic Byway weaves through the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado, providing a scenic driving route that puts gorgeous scenery, wildlife and quaint towns on full display. Get a taste of the state's early mining history and heritage in places like Lake City, South Fork and Creede, where charming downtowns are home to preserved buildings and play host to lively festivals. Along with beautiful vistas, take advantage of recreational opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, horseback riding and more.

Silver Thread Byway Highlights

Explore Historic Attractions Around Creede

Browse Events in South Fork

Discover Lake City Area Natural Wonders