Durango & Silverton, CO

Durango is located in the southwest corner of Colorado, near the Four Corners. It is a sizable town of approximately 15,000. Its main tourist attraction is the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, which makes daily trips between Durango and the small ex-mining town of Silverton. Silverton is nestled in thou mountains at 9300 feet and receives about 300 inches of snow annually. The population varies from about 500 in the summer to around 200 for the winter months.

© Karen Bell 2012