With access to some of the world’s best recreation, the Madeline Hotel & Residences is the perfect headquarters for explorers, seekers, and outdoor enthusiasts chasing a thrill or looking for an enriching cultural experience. With Telluride in our backyard, there is no shortage of summer activities that allow guests to enjoy the many natural wonders of the San Juan Mountains.

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To Explore Telluride

Telluride Festivals

Telluride’s festivals have continued to evolve and inspire visitors to make the journey to Southwest Colorado year after year. In the summer months alone, Telluride plays host to over 30 festivals.

Madeline Sky Terrace

One of Telluride’s most sought after destination, the all new Sky Terrace features an outdoor pool, two hot tubs, two fire pits and legendary views and sunsets overlooking the San Juan Mountains.

Golf Getaways

Surrounded by 14,000 ft mountains, golfing the Telluride Golf Course is unlike any other course you’ve ever experienced. Hit the deep ball in the high alpine air on the 6,574 yard par-70 course.

Alpine Hiking

Hiking among the alpine wildlife, wildflowers, and waterfalls in the unforgettable landscape of the Rocky Mountains should be on everyone’s summer adventure list when visiting Telluride.

Mountain Biking

Whether you pack your own or rent from a local outfitter, Telluride is a premier mountain biking destination. Discover the backcountry of the Rocky Mountains and enjoy unforgettable views of alpine lakes.

Fly Fishing

Test your angling skills on some of Colorado’s finest trout streams, rivers and lakes. Allow us to arrange a guided fishing trip and help you find the hidden fishing holes surrounding the Telluride valley.

Rock Climbing

High altitude routes are present throughout the valley and offer pitches for all skill levels of climbing. Take a day trip to the coveted Via Ferrata or plan a guided climbing trip with one of the local outfitters.

Horseback Riding

Private horseback excursions with breathtaking mountaintop views of the high country surrounding Telluride. Our Circle K Ranch wranglers lead Thursday Brunch rides during the summer exclusively for guests of Madeline as well as other daily rides. Let our Concierge team book your adventure.

Trail Running

Host to the Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run, Telluride has been recognized by Trail Runner Magazine as a “Trail-Running Boom Town.” Take a flat terrain run on the San Miguel River Trail or trail run to the top of Bridal Veil Falls.

Downtown Telluride

The shops and restaurants of Telluride often get overlooked by the endless pursuit of outdoor recreation. Explore the seasonal Telluride Farmers Market, local retail shops, gourmet restaurants and much more.

4×4 Off Roading

From moderate mountain passes to extreme roads, there is nothing like a 4×4 adventure ride through some of Colorado’s most breathtaking mountain roads. Travel to Telluride’s high country to view beautiful mountain vistas, alpine lakes, waterfalls, wildflowers, ghost towns and mining ruins.


Not every adventure has to be hard core. Pack a lunch from In-Room Dining and head out for a picnic. Ride the gondola up to San Sophia Ridge or head to Town Park until you find the perfect spot for lunch on the banks of San Miguel River.