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Fall in Love With Clear Creek County

Located just 20 miles west of Denver, our Victorian Mountain Towns are the perfect destination for Colorado fall favorites! From weekend getaways to fall activities be sure to include Clear Creek, who knows, you may just fall in love!

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Bighorn Sheep Festival

Bighorn Sheep Festival is a free, family-friendly festival in Georgetown, Colorado featuring special activities throughout the day! Always the 2nd Saturday of November.

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Labor Day

Enjoy Labor Day Weekend in Clear Creek County visiting the towns of Idaho Springs, Empire, Georgetown, and Silver Plume. Enjoy activities, events, restaurants, lodging and more...

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Barbour Fork Road Maintenance

Barbour Fork Road will be closed to all use from Aug. 18 to Aug. 24 for maintenance and repairs.

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July 4th

July 4th Celebration just 20 miles west of Denver. Fun for the whole family; parade, live music, activities, BBQ, shopping, dining, camping, and fireworks too!

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Know Before You Go

With summer nearly in full effect we wanted to take this opportunity to share a few things to Know Before You Go when visiting the Rocky Mountains and the Great Outdoors! Be sure to plan ahead when visiting public lands, know the specific conditions and regulations, and bring what’s necessary for a safe experience.

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Fire Restrictions

Fire Bans and Fire Restrictions in Clear Creek County, Colorado for Residents and Visitors. The Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office will continue to monitor conditions and place restrictions as they are needed. *Please remain diligent and use caution with open fires even when restrictions are not in place...

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LiveWild

Live WILD in Clear Creek County. Welcome to the Real Colorado. Ignite your imagination. Leave no trace. Discover more...

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Operation Over Loved

Operation Over-Loved was created by the Clear Creek County Tourism Bureau with the support of the Colorado Tourism Office to help address over-tourism, promote responsible tourism messaging, and create a roadmap for success!

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Georgetown Christmas Market

The Georgetown Colorado Annual Christmas Market showcases a Christmas of long ago. Complete with roasted chestnuts, holiday shopping, horse-drawn wagon rides, St. Nicholas, live entertainment and more! A Colorado Christmas tradition for generations, and this year we hope you'll begin making it a tradition of your own!

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Winter Wonderland

Enjoy holiday season festivities and experiences to create authentic holiday traditions with historic mine tours, train rides, decadent pampering, overnight stays, or exploring the great outdoors!

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Boo-Tastic Halloween Favorites

This Halloween visit Clear Creek County for spooky season just 20 miles west of Denver! Idaho Springs, Empire, Georgetown, and Silver Plume welcome you with unique activities and experiences to explore!  Come spend the day or stay the night at unique and enchanted accommodations.

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