Trade City Lights for Shimmering Skies
Travel away from city light pollution by taking a short drive up I-70 to witness Colorado’s brightest stars. And with most areas in Clear Creek County honoring the Dark Sky policy, this is the ideal place to spot a shooting star or even gaze into the awe-inspiring Milky Way.
The Stars Look Different Here
Wondering where to see stars in Colorado? Clear Creek County is home to several high-mountain passes, including Guanella Pass Scenic Byway and Mount Evans Scenic Byway. Camping in these areas will reveal beautiful night sky views that shouldn’t be missed.
Find Our Favorite Places to See Stars
Clear Lake Campground
With eight campsites at $17 per day this first-come, first-serve, non-reservable campsite is perfect for watching the night skies. But make you sure you arrive early.
Guanella Pass Campground
With 18 campsites at $21 per day, this spacious campground is located nine miles south of Georgetown on Guanella Pass Road. Reserve via Recreation.gov
Echo Lake Campground
With 18 campsites at $21 per day, this spacious campground, located right off the water of Echo Lake, is a serene spot to stargaze. Reserve via Recreation.gov