Where Old West Meets New Adventure! Historic Victorian Towns, Museums, Mining Tours, The Georgetown Loop Railroad®, Shopping, Dining, Lo...
Where Old West Meets New Adventure! Historic Victorian Towns, Museums, Mining Tours, The Georgetown Loop Railroad®, Shopping, Dining, Lodging, Scenic byways, 14,000 ft. Peaks, and Great Outdoor Recreation. Located just 20 minutes west of Denver along the I-70 corridor, Clear Creek County encompasses the mountain communities of Idaho Springs, Dumont, Downieville, Lawson, Empire, Georgetown, and Silver Plume. It's where the first gold strike took place! Visit working mines and pan for gold; explore the historic Victorian mining towns of Georgetown, Idaho Springs, Silver Plume and Empire; or take a trip back in time on the historic Georgetown Loop Railroad®. We also offer white water rafting, hiking, bike trails, fishing, ziplining, the highest paved road in North America, and Rocky Mountain Colorado ski vacations! Find out more by visiting www.clearcreekcounty.org or www.facebook.com/VisitClearCreek