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Address: 11th and Arapahoe Sts, Golden, CO 80401
Phone Number: 303 278 3557
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Description: Pioneer life in the hills and canyons near Golden was harsh, difficult...
Pioneer life in the hills and canyons near Golden was harsh, difficult, and not for the faint of heart. Most who survived in the beautiful, if inhospitable region, succeeded as farmers and ranchers. Relive the experience by exploring the blacksmith shop, log cabins, hay barn and root cellar. Visit with our heirloom-breed chickens and discover a buzzing beehive. On select days, interact with costumed interpreters who enliven the landscape with cooking and blacksmithing demonstrations. Step inside the one-room Guy Hill Schoolhouse and take a seat in a student’s desk, but don’t wisecrack to the school mistress!
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Beautiful location on Clear Creek in Golden Colorado

The best thing about this little park is that it's located on Clear Creek, in beautiful Golden, Colorado. You can park to the west, and gain access by walking 100 yards or so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The best thing about this little park is that it's located on Clear Creek, in beautiful Golden, Colorado. You can park to the west, and gain access by walking 100 yards or so across the bridge, or park to the east in the nearby lot (or on the street)—no charge for parking, and handicap accessible from either direction. There are... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

You can sign your kids up inexpensively for a week of pioneer days during the summer where they learn to churn butter, mine for gold, and dress in pioneer garb. They learn the work and games of that time period.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Walk the path along Clear Creek and explore the old buildings at your leisure. You’ll learn what it was like to live in the area so many years ago. As you walk, you’ll also see ducks, birds, grasses and other types of plants. If you're lucky, you'll also see a kayaker or two brave the swiftly moving water of the... More 

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Right in the center of this wonderful western town on the banks of Clear Creek you will find the very informative History Park. If you wish to truly understand your surroundings you will spend an hour or so educating yourself in this compact but highly effective historical display. Be sure to see the many bronze plaques on the Washington Street... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

In the early 1990’s Irma Whys and her husband often drove up Golden Gate Canyon. One day she spied a For Sale sign on the old Pearce Ranch. Tom Pearce, a miner from Wales homesteaded this ranch in 1878. He and his family farmed and ranched in addition to mining. Irma Whys is a Golden resident who is well-known for... More 

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Falls Village, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Right in the heart of Golden is a fine exhibit of the past history of the region. The buildings set up along Clear Creek give a sense of what life was like here in former times. The displays are well maintained and you can view them at your own pace. You can learn a lot listening to the docents explaining... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Absolutely beautiful! Golden is a western town from a western movie. Amazing place. The path is active with joggers and dog walkers. Worth visiting!

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

It's especially well maintained and I love walking thru it. We take visitors here all the time and they love it. Glad they change out the chickens and wish there were even more animals.

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Derby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Nice park along both sides of the Clear Creek, lots of historical info, and a great Farmers Market on Sat.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The history park is situated along Clear Creek. It comes alive on the weekends with volunteers reinacting life in the 1800's. Not all weekends have this, so you need to check it out. There are some old restored building and the visitor's center is close by as well. You can walk along the Creek and watch the tubers taking on... More 

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Additional Information about Clear Creek History Park

Address: Address: 11th and Arapahoe Sts, Golden, CO 80401
Phone Number: 303 278 3557
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 11:30 pm

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