Silt, Colorado is located approximately 20 miles west of Glenwood Springs, CO and 7 miles east of Rifle, CO. Here in Silt, visitors can walk through seven buildings that have been relocated and restored to reflect what life was like in Silt around the turn of the century.
Harvey Gap State Park is Silt's backyard playground. This 160-acre lake is especially popular for fishing, stocked with rainbow trout, crappie, catfish and small-mouth bass. The lake is also ideal for paddle-boarding. Adjacent park property also offers places to hike, picnic, snowmobile and cross-country ski.
Silt is bordered by thousands of acres of BLM land, with the Colorado River running right through the town, and just minutes from the White River National Forest.
Within the original part of town the average single-family home costs between $280K-$350K. The newer housing developments such as Stoney Ridge Subdivision, Mesa View Subdivision, Eagle's View and Iron Horse Mesa, average ranges from $325K-$500K. Properties with acerage are typically $500K+.