Telluride Summer Activities

Meet a Telluride local and don’t be surprised when they tell you that they “came for the winter, but stayed for the summer.”

Telluride Summer activities offer perfect weather, epic hiking and fishing, renowned festivals, and countless outdoor events. But it’s the ease of escaping to this magical place that makes summers here so special. Bike rides to the local coffee shop, playing golf surrounded by spectacular views, or the comfort of letting your kids “run loose” all day without a worry in the world.

Take it all in.


  • One of the many Telluride Summer activities, is the impressive musical talent and array of festivals that take place here.

    Festivals

    Telluride is famous for the impressive musical talent and array of festivals that take place here, it is one of the main attraction for Telluride summer activities. No matter what you are looking for, Telluride is sure to offer the perfect event for you. Whether a music festival, our famous Film Festival, or a weekend to celebrate with wine enthusiasts…there is a fabulous event scheduled every weekend during the summer months. Find the full list of festivals and details here.

  • Postcard-like mountain peaks surround the Telluride Golf Club, and these views are enjoyed while teeing off at 9,500 feet.

    Golf

    Postcard-like mountain peaks surround the Telluride Golf Club, and these views are enjoyed while teeing off at 9,500 feet. This 18-hole course is surrounded by the highest concentration of 14,000 foot mountains in the United States. Learn more about the Telluride Golf Club here.

  • Hiking is one of Telluride's most popular Summer activities. Come experience the vacation of your dreams and discover why.

    Hiking

    Hiking is one of our most popular Telluride summer activities. Venture out to the vast terrain of the San Juan Mountain region. With over 90 hikes available in the area, there is certainly something to suit your level. Whether you wish to climb Fourteeners or take a leisurely stroll along the River Trail, Telluride offers it all. Some of the more popular hikes are the Bear Creek Trail, Bridal Veil Falls, and the Jud Wiebe.

  • If fly fishing is your passion, you have come to the right place. Ask the River Club concierge staff for more information.

    Fly Fishing

    If fly fishing is your passion, you have come to the right place. The San Miguel, Dolores, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison are among the finest trout streams in the Rocky Mountains.

  • No Telluride Summer is complete without Mountain biking through the Uncompahgre National Forest.

    Mountain Biking

    An incredible way to see and experience the summers in Telluride is on bike. Mountain bikers of all experience levels can embrace the vertical terrain or take a relaxing tour through the breathtaking scenery of the Uncompahgre National Forest.

  • The San Juan Mountains celebrate the most extreme jagged peaks and extensive wall faces in the state of Colorado.

    Rock Climbing

    The San Juan Mountains celebrate the most extreme jagged peaks and extensive wall faces in the state of Colorado. Whether strapping on a harness for the first time or preparing to spend the night on your portaledge, Telluride is the place for you.

  • Jeep Tours are an excellent way to experience Telluride’s high country.

    Jeep Tours

    Jeep Tours are an excellent way to experience Telluride’s high country. Famous routes include Imogene Pass, Ophir Pass, and Black Bear Pass.

  • Holidays in Telluride are epic. The Independence Day Parade is a Summer favorite for locals and visitors alike.

    Holiday Parades

    Holidays in Telluride are epic. The Independence Day Parade is a favorite for locals and visitors alike. An event that must be experienced to truly understand just how special it is.

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Telluride, CO 81435