Haunted Halloween in Clear Creek County
Ghouls, Goblins and Tommyknockers from days gone by fill the streets with hallowing sounds of unsettled paranormal behavior. From mine tours to train rides, sipping local suds, to walking unpaved mountain roads…
This is the time of year to experience real-life ghost stories, feel encounters and rest with the unsettled in cozy bed and breakfasts.
Certified Haunted (Boos)
Hotel de Paris Museum Tours
Visitors to Louis Dupuy's Hotel de Paris Museum in the famous silver mining town of Georgetown, Colorado can visit the Hotel and take a tour through the museum and learn more about the History and Heritage of Clear Creek County.
Capital Prize Mine Tours
Step inside this haunted portal and experience paranormal activity as you explore the mine tunnels and experience hard rock mining as it was done over 100 years ago...
Rose Street Bed & Breakfast
Guests never feel alone at The Rose Street Bed & Breakfast. There have been a few stories regarding their esteemed resident, daughter of the original builder. She has reportedly been seen making sure that everything is up to her standards of care.
Phoenix Gold Mine
Open Daily 10am - 5pm (weather permitting) ~ Fourth Generation Family owned and operated since 1988 this mine was featured in the 2016 series of Ghost Adventures.
Hamill House Museum
The Hamill House is one of the oldest homes in Georgetown. Owned by the Hamill family who made its fortune in silver mining, this home is a time capsule of the 1800s mining era. Paranormal investigations have captured ghostly responses via flashlights and other paraphernalia.
Historic Windsor Hotel B+B
This antique 1884 Hotel in Silver Plume allows guests to unwind and step back in time while immersing yourself in the authentic mining town and amazingly preserved hotel. Some have reported a resident ghost resides on the second floor.
Haunted Mine + Mill
Argo Mill + Tunnel
Completed in 1910, the Argo Tunnel was once the longest in the world! In 1943 four men perished in a mining blast that erupted water below the surface estimating the water pressure was over 500 pounds per square inch and still drains out of the portal today. The 5 story mill is also open for tours.
Ready for a SPOOKY side by side adventure with your family? Head over to Lawson Adventure Park and Resort to take a guided UTV Tour through the Rocky Mountains and EXPLORE an old GOLD Mine! – Keep your eyes wide open as there have been ghost sightings and gold candy along the way… Now through October 31st – 8 years and older please.
Open 12pm - 8pm, 7 days a week ~ The First Brewery in Georgetown, Colorado since Prohibition.
Open 11am - 9pm, 7 days a week ~ Kitchen closes at 8pm ~ Lakehouse Brewing and Eatery. Open for dine in service + curbside pick-up!
Open 11am - 9pm, 7 days a week ~ Bustling, industrial brewpub with microbrews, root beer + grub.
Open 8am - 8pm, 7 days a week ~ Coffee shop serving breakfast burritos, pastries, beer to go and brewery merchandise from Westbound & Down Brewing Company.
Open 7am - 5pm, 7 days a week ~ Freshly roasted right here in Idaho Springs at 7,500 feet in elevation! Serving freshly roasted coffee, organic smoothies and decadent baked goods.
Georgetown Coffee and Tea
Open 8am - 3pm Daily, 4pm Fri-Sun ~ Serving locally roasted Copper Door coffees + espresso drinks - hot, iced or blended - along with beautiful hot or iced teas by Smith Teamakers.
Clear Creek Cidery
Open 11am - 9pm, 7 days a week ~ Largest selection of Ciders in Colorado with a rustic look and feel + tantalizing good food!
Open 11am - 1am, 7 days a week ~ Ice cold beer, cocktails + pit smoked BBQ sandwiches all in a tiny tavern that's big on bull.
Two Bears Tap + Grill
Open 12pm - 8pm, Closed Tuesdays ~ Daily specials, mixed cocktails, great food + fresh Rocky Mountain air at I-70 and Exit 244.
Looking for more information on the Ghost Towns of Clear Creek County?
Be sure to read these articles written by Jeff Eberle, “Native Coloradan”, freelance writer, Op-Ed writer, historian, author and photographer. His blog is titled “Life…Death…Iron” and focuses on Ghost Towns, Road Trips and Obscure History.
Geneva City – One of Colorado’s oldest mining towns located just outside of Georgetown, Colorado
Silver Plume – A Tale of Colorado’s faded Silver Queen
The Travel Channel featured the Phoenix Gold Mine during the Ghost Adventure series in Season 12, Episode 4. This Colorado Gold Mine is haunted by a malicious spirit known as a Tommyknocker as well as those unsettled from a heinous murder that haunts the mine.
Check out the photo gallery from the Ghost Adventure Crew.
Hotel de Paris Museum
A Rocky Mountain PBS Colorado Experience featuring the Hotel de Paris Museum in Georgetown, Colorado.
The Fourth Rule
Enjoy this short film written and directed by local residents, filmed in Georgetown and Silver Plume, Colorado.
Clear Creek County is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains. Located just west of Denver along Interstate 70, Clear Creek has 396 square miles of public lands to explore, as well as four mountain peaks above 14,000 feet. Clear Creek is comprised of charming mountains towns Idaho Springs, Downieville, Lawson, Empire, Georgetown, and Silver Plume, which are all along the I-70 corridor. Learn more about Clear Creek County here.