Cripple Creek is in the news! Take a look at where we’ve been mentioned as a great destination for family fun!

Trips to Discover

The location of the last great Colorado gold rush and nearly the capital of the state thanks to its riches, Cripple Creek sits on the west side of Pikes Peak and offers a trip back in time. It has an Old West feel with lots of historic buildings dating from the late 1800s.


Come to Life Colorado

Located at the base of Pikes Peak, the historic mining town of Cripple Creek is surrounded by majestic mountains and breathtaking scenic views. The boom of Colorado’s Gold Rush put Cripple Creek on the map.


Ellen Moore, Two Mile High Club, KRDO’s Afternoon News

4/15/2022 — During KRDO’s Afternoon News, Shannon Brinias talked with Ellen Moore, with the Two Mile High Club, caretakers of the donkeys of Cripple Creek, and the “Release of the Donkeys” event on Sunday, May 15th in Cripple Creek.