Historic Cripple Creek
Absolutely! Cripple Creek has numerous attractions such as the Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine, Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad, Heritage Center, and Butte Theater in addition to beautiful scenic views and hikes! The list goes on and on!
From central Colorado Springs, the drive is typically 1 hour depending on traffic.
The last weekend in September is typically when the changing leaves are at their peak!
This historic museum gives visitors a taste of the shadier side of life in the World’s Greatest Gold Camp, along with a glimpse into the lives of the lawmen charged with keeping the peace.
Our biggest event is the Cripple Creek Ice Fest! Come check out amazing Ice sculptures around February. Several sculptures are made just for the kiddos, with ice slides, mazes, and carnival-like games. The grown kids can enjoy the ice bar complete with liquor luge, for some extra icy goodness. You can see a complete list of events here.