Majestic Pikes Peak is in view throughout Teller County. You'll be amazed as the "Peak" changes its appearance from the rough, jagged south wall seen from Colorado Springs to a much softer version when viewed up close at 9,000 feet.
Keep an eye on the "Peak" throughout your visit and watch it change!
Elk, mule deer, fox, hawks, eagles, coyotes, badgers, black bear, and other wildlife abound in Teller County.
Abundant public land encourages wildlife to share their space with you. Drive with care and always keep you camera ready!
What better way to see Colorado than on horseback!
The hardest challenge may be to decide what to try first. You'll find hiking trails, camping, mountain biking, backpacking, rock climbing, kayaking, fishing, hunting, wildlife watching and much more to do every day!
Take a ride on the train, go into a real gold mine, see a dinosaur, or touch a fossil.
Learn about history and western heritage when visiting our local museums. Schedule a tour or take in a show at the historic Butte Opera House. Spend a day, a week, or a month. You still may not see everything!
Cripple Creek Casinos offer slots, poker, blackjack, and more fun things to do. Cripple Creek has brought back a bit of the old time prospector in all of us.
Cripple Creek draws thousands of people each year due to its overall friendliness, historic venues, unique events, and of course gambling!
Excellent restaurants, great steak houses, fresh sandwiches, Mexican fajitas, Chinese kung pao chicken, Italian pizza and calzones, or home-made biscuits & gravy. Just a few ideas to satisfy your hunger.
Ready for a cup of locally roasted gourmet coffee?
Cabin rentals, bed and breakfasts, guest ranches, resorts, hotels, motels, RV parks, and public & private campgrounds assure everyone a great nights rest.
Check out the most current information and special deals then book your reservation today!
Spend a day shopping in Teller County and you may be starting a grand adventure.
Hard to find antiques, unique jewelry items, aspen and pine custom furniture, home-made fudge, fresh custom-roasted coffee beans, beautiful western wear, and much more is waiting for you.
Go back in time inside the Cripple Creek District Museum or visit the new 11,600-square-foot Cripple Creek Heritage Center. Be sure to visit all of the museums to add to your historic knowledge.
The CC District Museum recently finished renovations of the parlour and dining room at the 1895 Midland Terminal Depot.
Teller County is made up of friendly, active people who keep our communities thriving.
Old-fashioned Fourth of July traditions, early childhood programs & senior activities, excellent schools, community outreach programs, and nearby, modern medical facilities often encourage visitors to become new residents!
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Teller County Colorado Mountain Communities
Driving through the Ute Pass from Colorado Springs you'll travel along decades old railroad byways that have become Hwy 24. The first community reached as you exit the Pass will be Cascade, Colorado. Here you will find the entrance to the Pikes Peak Highway and The North Pole Santa's Workshop family amusement park.
Further driving up the Pass will bring you to the small hamlets of Chipita Park, Green Mountain Falls, and Crystola. Each offers a unique opportunity to get away from it all by staying at a friendly bed and breakfast, sipping a cold beverage while awaiting to be served a tasty breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Continuing your journey will take you through Woodland Park, Teller County's most populated incorporated city. Woodland Park, is a favorite starting point for shopping, finding fresh roasted coffee served any way you like, and renting bikes, atvs, and other gear for your outdoor adventures.
Driving along Hwy 24 you'll reach Divide, Colorado "Center of the Known Universe." Divide has become the gateway to Teller County. Turning south onto Hwy 67 will take you to Mueller State Park, Cripple Creek, and Victor, Colorado.
Turning north from Divide along County roads #51 and #5 will lead you towards numerous camping areas, ATV and OHV trailheads, and popular residential mountain subdivisions.
Continuing west on Hwy 24 will take you through Florissant, Lake George, Eleven Mile Canyon, Guffey, and to Eleven Mile State Park. You can find more information about each Teller County & Ute Pass community by clicking on their map location.