Telluride is a bustling ski town full of culture, heritage and spectacular scenic beauty. Located in a box canyon in the heart of San Miguel County surrounded by the steep forested San Juan Mountains, Telluride is a playground of world-class ski terrain, wilderness trails, rivers, lakes and natural hot-springs, offering year round adventure for all ages. Here too you will find some of Colorado’s best natural sites, such as Bridal Veil Falls, the longest free falling waterfall in Colorado. The town is known for its quirky charm and atmosphere. A free 3 mile Gondola ride connects you to the nearby Mountain Village with spectacular scenery, panoramic views of mountain peaks and summer wildlife. Telluride is a National historic Landmark District. Wander through Main Street’s restored Victorian buildings home to galleries, bars and restaurants, or explore nearby Ghost Towns and Native American ruins.
The skiing at Telluride is world-class, offering some of North America’s deepest and steepest ski terrain. Three terrain parks offer hours of fun with features for beginner to advanced skiers. Ten kilometres of groomed trails offer spectacular views through majestic terrain of alpine forests and open meadows. Advanced skiers can hike the fresh tracks of some of the best peaks, chutes and bowls North America has to offer. Climb the San Juan Mountains on snowmobile, snowshoe through a winter wonderland, or take to the skies for an unforgettable heli-skiing experience. Telluride offers great programs for the kids, on and off piste with hours of entertainment.
City of Festivals
Once the snow melts, Telluride becomes not only a summer playground but the City of Festivals with world-famous festivals such as the Telluride Bluegrass Festival and the Telluride Film Festival. As the blanket of snow melts, the terrain displays its beauty of fields of wildflowers, alpine lakes and rivers, waterfalls and natural hot-springs all waiting to be explored. Nature lovers can enjoy hiking, biking, horse-riding, fishing, rafting, tubing. Sports enthusiasts can tee off at 9,500 feet, play a game of tennis or run on one of the many trails.
Telluride …. A place of unbeatable scenery all year round.