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Explore Historic Clear Creek in Chaffee County

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Beautiful Clear Creek Canyon is home to waterfalls, wildlife and history.

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Beaver City, Vicksburg, Rockdale / Silverdale, Winfield

As one would expect from a mining area that has experienced boom and bust, many ghost towns remain in central Colorado to remind u...

Dawson Cabin, Beaver City CO


Banker Mine

Many mines have come and gone and sometimes come again over the years. Some have led to firmly established towns, but others have ...

Location of Banker Mine, Colorado


History of Winfield

The historic mining town of Winfield is in northern Chaffee County, 14 miles west of Highway 24 on County Road 390, just south of ...

Historic district Winfield, Colorado

Historic building in ghost town of Winfield, CO


Fortune Mine

Less than seven miles beyond Winfield in the Clear Creek area lies the Fortune Mine. Although access to the mine itself is closed ...

Mine tailings at the Fortune Mine in Colorado

Entrance to Fortune mine near Winfield, CO


History of Vicksburg

Vicksburg is a tiny community of privately owned historical cabins on forest service land.   Vicksburg is one of many commu...

Historic Main street in Vicksburg, Colorado

Historic cabin in Vicksburg, CO

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