Heritage Tourism

Heritage-Tourism-1Michelle Rozell, Heritage Tourism Manager

P. (719) 689-3315   Toll Free (877) 858-4653

The Heritage Tourism Department honors and promotes the heritage of the community with city facilities that showcase that heritage, and plans a variety of year-
round recreational activities. The department educates the public on the history of the Cripple Creek area; directs flow of visitors to other Cripple Creek attractions, businesses and casinos, and monitors and measures center productivity.

Mission statement:
To contribute to the city council’s vision of creating a vibrant Western community for residents and visitors that honors the community’s heritage and builds on a variety of year-round activities.

Goals and objectives:

  • Heritage-Tourism-2Transform the Cripple Creek Heritage Center and its surrounding areas into a welcoming gateway to Cripple Creek.
  • Educate the public on the history of the area.
  • Attract and retain (overnight) as many visitors as possible.
  • Direct the flow of visitors into as many Cripple Creek casinos, retail businesses and attractions as possible.
  • Monitor and measure center productivity to facilitate its continuous improvement.
  • Provide information kept by the Welcome Center to all Cripple Creek casinos, retail
    businesses and attractions.