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Cripple Creek

from Colorado Springs by US 24 and SR 67, Cripple Creek, CO
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Super sweet town

Wanted someplace to get away for a few days. Hubby said he saw something at work on Cripple Creek... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Elizabeth L
Woodward, Oklahoma
via mobile
If you're looking for upscale, this isn't the place

This is a dirty, dusty little town with nothing but casinos. Nine casinos in a 6 block area. All... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
alton, il
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“mining town” (29 reviews)
“gambling town” (10 reviews)
“the main street” (14 reviews)
from Colorado Springs by US 24 and SR 67, Cripple Creek, CO
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wanted someplace to get away for a few days. Hubby said he saw something at work on Cripple Creek so we booked out trip not knowing what we were going to. Turns out to be a quaint little down nestled in the mountains. About an...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a dirty, dusty little town with nothing but casinos. Nine casinos in a 6 block area. All of the restaurants are in casinos. Very sad looking clientele - old ladies sitting at their slot machines having their food delivered to them at the...More

Thank lv02shop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our little trip to Cripple Creek. If your into gambling/casino stuff it's a great place. 99% of Main Street is casinos. The few shops there do offer unique and interesting items for sale. If you like old western architecture the buildings on Main...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I say don't go and waste your time.. it's a cute enough little western town reminded me of deadwood so that why we decided to go.. we stayed at century hotel and casino which was nice enough though our room had no real windows, fake...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

cripple Creek is beautiful, the streets are spotless and the building fronts are sparkling. There's a great public park for kids and the locals are super friendly we visited the weekend of their fall festival which was a lot of fun. I do feel that...More

Thank Lisalovesit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to many towns in my 57 years and I've loved many of them,but I've never been to such a welcoming place as cripple creek. Everyone that greeted us would respond when asked how are you today "just wonderful!" "fabulous " etc , it's...More

Thank dir c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The drive to cripple creek from Manitou is just beautiful as the aspen trees were changing colors this time of year. Stop at the heritage center and learn the history of the town, plus u can visit a real gold mine still working today. The...More

Thank Kristin V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traveled to Cripple Creek to attend the old cemetery tours created and conducted by the Gold Camp Victorian Society. The cemetery speaks occurs one weekend a year in September. Arriving in. Ripple Creek we found a charming "old town" with a wonderful gold mining history....More

Thank faycassi
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Cripple Creek is a fun little mining town in Colorado. Beautiful drive to get there. Lots of museums, restaurants and little shops. Also casinos if you are into gambling. I recommend visiting the gold mine for a tour. A neat bit of trivia - the...More

Thank Glynise C
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Our first time visiting. Much cooler than expected for August. Real fun Western vibe. Everyone was very friendly an helpful. Lots of history. Wish we had more time...Will definitely visit again. Beware of the altitude. Those not used to it (us) can be effected. After...More

Thank Sammie G
Nearby Restaurants
Home Cafe
137 reviews
.06 km away
Cripple Creek Candy and Variety
54 reviews
.22 km away
Maggie's Restaurant
228 reviews
.18 km away
Ralf's Break Room
65 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center
156 reviews
1.45 km away
Outlaw and Lawmen Jail Museum
127 reviews
.26 km away
Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad
294 reviews
.53 km away
The Butte Theatre
141 reviews
.10 km away
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Questions & Answers
5 April 2017|
Response from Steve K |
Yes, all the casinos have the latest modern slots and are ticket based. But Bronco Billy's still has a few coin payout machines.
Heather F
24 February 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of any. You should call or email the Cripple Creek Chamber of Commerce perhaps Telephone: 1 719 689 5877
28 August 2015|
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Response from James253 | Reviewed this property |
We've been visiting that area for many years. The elevation of Cripple Creek is over 9,000 feet. Snow may be expected most anytime during the Fall, Winter, or Spring.