Visit Clear Creek County Responsibly...
There's a place to get away, to trade in the city for cool mountain air, to get a dose of Gold Rush History, and break free for a little while…
Just Over The Horizon
EXPLORE Clear Creek
Located just 20 miles west of Denver, the mountain towns of Idaho Springs, Empire, Georgetown, and Silver Plume welcome you to enjoy the holiday season festivities with family and friends.
8 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays
Start your Holiday Season with shopping, dining, nostalgic train rides, skiing, snowboarding, the Annual Georgetown Christmas Market, and so much more…
Handling Snow and Ice on 14ers
Crampons, snowshoes, ice axes and more... Learn about techniques and ideas to assist in planning your next adventure in the great outdoors!
Fun For The Family
Experience the majestic Colorado Rocky Mountains with a wide array of activities for you to do with your family in Clear Creek County. Enjoy endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, delicious dining, unique shopping, and history that goes clear back to the Colorado Gold Rush!
Find Fun Things to Do in Clear Creek
May 25 | 2022
Floyd Hill Session Series
8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
37899 US-40, Evergreen
Wednesday Nights it's business time in Clear Creek County. The Weekly Enduro Series Starts May4th!
This short course enduro series gives riders a timed downhill run on the infamous Sluice Trail at Floyd Hill in partnership with the Colorado Mountain Bike Association and Clear Creek County. The proceeds are directed back to building more techy trails in Clear Creek County.
May 27 | 2022
Scenic Byways Open for the Season!
12:00 AM TO 11:59 PM
Miner St, Idaho Springs
Mount Evans Scenic Byway and Guanella Pass Scenic Byway are scheduled to reopen for the season, Friday - May 27th, weather permitting.
Once open, the roads will remain open in entirety through Labor Day with seasonal closures to follow.
For up to date information regarding Mount Evans Scenic Byway access, gate fees, and more please visit the USFS website
For information on Guanella Pass please visit the internal page
May 27 | 2022
Mount Evans Scenic Byway Opens for the Season
Mount Evans Scenic Byway is scheduled to reopen for the season on May 27, 2022 in cooperation with the USFS, CDOT and Denver Mountain Parks.
Mount Evans Scenic Byway typically reopens for the season the Friday before Memorial Day, weather permitting. Once open, the road will remain open in its entirety through Labor Day and then will be closed at Summit Lake. The lower portion of the Byway will remain open through the first weekend of October, weather permitting. For up to date information regarding access, gate fees, and more please visit the USFS website