Things to do around Westcliffe & Silver Cliff

in Custer County
  • See the Milky Way as you never have before at a scheduled or impromptu Star Party at the Smokey Jack Observatory.
  • Plan a trip on horseback or join a cattle round up at Bear Basin, Music Meadows or A Painted View Ranch.
  • Pedal an unspoiled Western town or grind the gravel on quiet country roads.
  • Climb one of a half-dozen 14ers in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness.
  • Discover the history of ranching, mining and the railroad at Beckwith Ranch, Silver Cliff Museum and All Aboard Westcliffe Museum.
  • Explore the eccentric and architecturally unique Bishop Castle.

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Visit Custer County
VisitCusterCounty.com

Custer County Chamber of Commerce
107 N Third Street
Westcliffe, CO 81252
719-783-9163
TheClifsColorado.com

Mountains
Mountains

The Central Mountains have the highest concentration of 14ers in Colorado, old mining roads and hundreds of miles of trails.

ATTRACTIONS
ATTRACTIONS

Experience an adrenaline-filled activity at a zipline or adventure parks, or spend a day relaxing day with a round of golf or soaking in a natural hot springs.

Snow
Snow

Go skiing or snowboarding at Monarch Mountain or Ski Cooper, find miles of groomed trails for snowmobiling, XC skis, snowshoes or fat bike.

Water
Water

Enjoy float trips, kayaking, whitewater parks for kayakers, river surfers and SUPs, or convenient fishing access points and high alpine lakes.

History
History

Explore the history of the area, visit historic townsites, on interpretive mining history trails, or visit a dinosaur museum.