Cripple Creek, Colorado

The City of Cripple Creek and Casinos are OPEN!!!

The City of Cripple Creek Colorado

Cripple Creek played an integral role in the rich heritage of Colorado. The first homesteaders arrived here in the mid-1800s. In 1890, a ranch hand named Bob Womack discovered gold and Cripple Creek changed forever. By 1900, more than 50,000 people called the gold camp home. When the golden era ended in 1918, more than $300 million in gold had been mined in what would be the last great gold rush in North America. By the 1920s, only about 40 mines remained, but two decades later, in the 1940s, the town began to promote itself as a tourist destination, offering visitors a glimpse into the past. In 1991, the town was opened to limited-stakes gaming. Today, the venerable gold camp has reinvented itself as a full-service tourist destination, all the while preserving and showcasing its rich history.


SALUTE TO AMERICAN VETERANS RALLY CANCELLED TO PROTECT HEALTH AND VIABILITY OF CRIPPLE CREEK – click to View press release


JULY UPDATES

COVID-19 Public Testing Sites Open
JULY 20 thru AUGUST 7

AS OF FRIDAY, JULY 17TH, EVERYONE OVER THE AGE OF 10 YEARS OLD IS REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK WHEN IN PUBLIC, INDOOR SPACES, ANYWHERE IN THE STATE OF COLORADO. MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL CITY FACILITIES.

LINK TO COLORADO GOVERNOR’S Announcement


JUNE UPDATES

City of Cripple Creek Community Update #7 – Posted June 5, 2020

UPDATED COVID-19 TESTING INFORMATION FOR TELLER COUNTY – JUNE 4, 2020

“Creek Streateries” Revitalization Concept


Link to Teller County Home Page With Full Listing of STATE / CDPHE / TELLER COUNTY Notices and Updates Regarding COVID-19

For the most up to date information on COVID-19 in Teller County, please visit the TellerCOVID.com website.


 

 

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City Council Agendas & Minutes


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Cripple Creek Development Code


City of Cripple Creek Job Opportunities


The City of Cripple Creek

337 E. Bennett Ave.
P.O. Box 430
Cripple Creek, CO 80813
(719) 689-2502
Fax (719) 689-2774

Mayor

Milford Ashworth

City Council
Tom Litherland, Mayor Pro Tem
Charles Solomone
Meghan Rozell
Melissa Trenary

Click Below for Event and Tourism Information:

www.VisitCrippleCreek.com