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Things to do in Cripple Creek

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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Mines; Tours
The only 1,000 foot vertical shaft gold mine tour in the U.S.; the vein was discovered by Mollie Kathleen Gortner in 1891.
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Ranked #2 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Theaters
Owner description: The Butte Opera House is an 1890's era theater refurbished for modern use. Owned and operated by the City of Cripple Creek,... more » Owner description: The Butte Opera House is an 1890's era theater refurbished for modern use. Owned and operated by the City of Cripple Creek, the Butte hosts both community and professional performing arts events throughout the year. The Butte is the proud home of The Thin Air Theatre Company, a production company that produces many genres of professional theatre, with an emphasis on Cripple Creek's beloved tradition of Classic Melodrama. « less
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Scenic Drives
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Ranked #4 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Scenic Drives
Mostly unpaved, this road travels between Cripple Creek and Canon City and promises outstanding views.
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Ranked #5 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Museums
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Historic Sites
House that was a 1890's brothel.
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Ranked #7 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Scenic Railroads
Owner description: A trip on the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad, reveals scenic wonders around every curve as century-old steam... more » Owner description: A trip on the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad, reveals scenic wonders around every curve as century-old steam locomotive transports you back to the gold mining days of Cripple Creek & Victor, Colorado. A treat for railroad and history buffs, kids and the whole family.The locomotive is a 15 ton iron horse of the 0-4-0 type typical of the early day steam engines so important to the winning of the west. The track goes south out of Cripple Creek, past the old Midland Terminal Wye over a reconstructed trestle, past many historic mines and terminates near the deserted mining camp of Anaconda, then returns back to Cripple Creek.Trains leave every 40 minutes from mid-May thru mid-October from our 1894 depot and gift shop at the head of historic Bennett Avenue in Cripple Creek. See our annual schedule.Take this is spectacular 45-minute trip of beautiful colors and fascinating experiences… the old steam engine with its pillaring smoke, sounds of steam and working steel… all the effects familiar to the hardy miners who rode the Midland Terminal roadbed when Cripple Creek District’s population approached over 50,000.This unique four-mile round- trip includes an interesting and educational narration on the rich history only a dynamic gold town could produce. Also stops for special points of interest, impressive photo spots, and Echo valley.Handicap and Wheelchair Accommodation is provided with assistance from our staff, please call for specific arrangements.You will enjoy every minute of the ride and will have a better knowledge of this world famous town….Cripple Creek, Colorado. « less
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Ranked #8 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Theaters
Owner description: The Butte Theater is home to Thin Air Theatre Company. Professional and community theater in Cripple Creek, Colorado,... more » Owner description: The Butte Theater is home to Thin Air Theatre Company. Professional and community theater in Cripple Creek, Colorado, including melodrama, musicals and more. « less
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Ranked #9 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Casinos
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Ranked #11 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Historic Sites; Shops

A beautiful Mountain Drive down Route 67.  Photos ops galore....but pull off the road. The beauty on the 67 Drive is breathtaking.  Cripple Creek and the adjoining town of Victor... more »

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Ranked #12 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Casinos
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Ranked #13 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Casinos
Owner description: The Brass Ass Casino is the oldest casino in Cripple Creek, but we offer the most modern video poker and slot machines... more » Owner description: The Brass Ass Casino is the oldest casino in Cripple Creek, but we offer the most modern video poker and slot machines around. We also have the largest selection of nickel slots of any casino in Cripple Creek. And our Ass Kickin' Double Jackpots pay you double if you win a hand-paid jackpot. We are also pleased to offer live action Blackjack,Three Card Poker, Craps, Roulette and Poker Varient Games on the upper level of the newly remodeled Brass Ass Casino. Tables are open 7 days a week-24 hours a day. Come join us for cards, fun and friendly dealers! « less
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Ranked #14 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #15 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Casinos
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Ranked #16 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Casinos
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Ranked #17 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
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Ranked #18 of 19 attractions in Cripple Creek
Category: Casinos
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