Mountains Majesty and Old West History

Clear Creek County is Quintessential Colorado

Made up of more than 75 percent public lands, offering an unparalleled amount of outdoor recreational opportunities. Choose from activities such as: back country hiking, bike trails, fishing, horseback riding, white water rafting, ziplining, adventure parks, snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, and glorious scenic drives. Click Here to learn about us and the beautiful mountain scenery, boutique shops, delicious restaurants, and fun outdoor activities.

Clear Creek County is also home to two scenic byways, including the highest paved road in the Northern Hemisphere, Mount Blue Sky Scenic and Historic Byway at 14,240 feet. Also be sure to visit Guanella Pass Scenic and Historic Byway as these two roads are just two of the many beautiful places to witness the beauty of the Rocky Mountains here in Clear Creek County, Colorado. 

With such a long list of activities, we hope you come learn about us and enjoy the incredible mountain settings offered by Idaho Springs, Empire, Georgetown, Silver Plume, and the surrounding area! There is truly something here for every age and level of adventure. And since we are located just 20 miles west of Denver, you do not have to travel far to enjoy the great Rocky Mountains ~ Perfect for a simple day trip, long weekend, or extended stay!

We hope you enjoyed learning a little bit about us and we hope you choose to start your next Colorado Rocky Mountain adventure in Clear Creek County ~ See you soon!

History to Discover + Beauty to Explore + Memories to Take Home…

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