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Haleigh Washington

Team USA Olympian, Haleigh Washington gives thanks to Clear Creek County during an interview with Hudl Volleyball. Washington is part of the 12-player Olympic roster for the upcoming Summer Olympics held July 23rd through August 8th in Tokyo, Japan.

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Denver Zoo Field Conservation

Denver Zoo’s Field Conservation Team is conducting research on the bighorn sheep and mountain goat (Ungulate) population on Mount Evans to ensure safe wildlife-human interactions.

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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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Highway Cleanup

Georgetown, Colorado Mayor, Parker the Snow Dog teamed up with popular social media site "I-70 Things" and the Colorado Department of Transportation (C-DOT) to host an I-70 Highway Cleanup in Georgetown, Colorado!

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Roundabout

Hop on the RoundAbout Bus and get you where you need to go! The Roundabout Bus serves the communities of Silver Plume, Georgetown, Empire, Lawson, Dumont and Idaho Springs. Two wheelchair-accessible spots available. The Roundabout Bus does not typically run on County holidays.

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Mount Evans 2021

To reduce crowding at welcome stations, restrooms and parking areas this year, the Forest is developing a timed-entry pass system for Mount Evans and Brainard Lake. While the project is still in development, all pass sales will occur online on Recreation.gov and passes are expected to be available to purchase beginning in late May. Mount Evans is tentatively scheduled to open June 4 and the Brainard Lake welcome station is tentatively scheduled to open June 11.

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Miner Street Market

The Idaho Springs Miner Street Market offers creative ways to enjoy outdoor dining experiences. Choose to enjoy dinner + drinks + lightfare at picnic tables, or in renovated saunas, ice fishing tents, or even in a vintage mining camp setting. Enjoy other activated spaces with games such as cornhole, ring toss, sidewalk chalk, and bubbles. Complete with live music throughout the summer to add to the ambiance.

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WinterFun

Clear Creek County has some Incredible skiing to be found at Loveland Ski Area, there are many other reasons to plan a snow day or weekend in the Gateway to the Rocky Mountains. From snow tubing to ice skating, this winter itinerary is packed with activities to get your heart pumping.

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KYGT the GOAT

KYGT is Clear Creek Radio, a community-owned and funded local radio station committed to providing broadcast entertainment, news and information. 

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Georgetown Silver Plume NHLD

Located in the high mountains of Colorado’s Front Range, the Georgetown - Silver Plume NHLD (National Historic Landmark District) conserves and interprets the architecture, ambience, lifestyles, and setting of two of the best-preserved 19th century silver mining boom towns of the Rocky Mountain West.

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Ice Skating Know Before You Go

The new CCMRD ice rink at Golddigger Stadium offers a safe and fun recreational opportunity for the whole family. Open daily 9am until 4:15pm ~ Reservations Required and COVID safety measures will be in place.

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Beaus of Holly

We love Holiday Movies and we love them even more when they are filmed right here in Clear Creek County! Enjoy familiar Clear Creek County landmarks such as Downtown Historic District of Idaho Springs. the ARGO Mill and Tunnel, Citizens Park, Blackstone Rivers Ranch, The Spice and Tea Exchange, and a few others.

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