Georgia Gulch is one of four gulches, very easy and very close to Silverton.
Porcupine Gulch is one of four gulches, very easy and very close to Silverton. It is the best of the bunch.
Hancock Gulch is one of four gulches, very easy and very close to Silverton.
The Buffalo Boy was worked during, after and with the Old Hundred Mine and ore was taken down the mountain by tram to the Niegoldstown area mill. The tramhouse at the mouth of the mine is still in fairly good shape, and suspension cables still come out of it and head down the hill.
Richmond Basin is a fairly short in-and-out Jeep trail with a few off-camber spots, a fun shelf road and a somewhat difficult half mile that causes the 3.0 rating. A fun trip.
Poughkeepsie Gulch is about the only challenging Jeep trail in the San Juans. There is one major obstacle called "The Wall" that causes the 3.5 rating. There is a bypass that avoids the Wall, and lesser obstacles after it, to make a 2.5 trail.
Bolam Pass runs between US 550 south of Silverton to State Highway 145 north of Rico. It is the next opportunity to do this south of Ophir Pass.
Lime Creek Road lies on the edge of old Ute land, running along Lime Creek from the Upper Animas River Basin to the Bear Creek/Silverton area. It was first used as a hunting trail by the Utes.
Three Basins Trail Jeep will take you into 3 interesting basins a short distance north of Silverton. These basins are easily accessible, but not as well known as many of the larger ones.
Clear Lake is a beautiful alpine lake at 12,000'. Close to Silverton.