Located at 9,000 feet in the San Juan Mountains of southern Colorado, Creede is mountain town with a rich history. Founded in the late 1880s during the silver mining boom and then boasting a population of over 10,000, today it caters to the cultural tourist, outdoor enthusiast, and those looking for a quiet, yet friendly retreat. Located along the headwaters of the Rio Grande, amidst the grandeur of the Weminuche Wilderness, Mineral County offers nearly 540,000 acres of National Forest. Today, with less than 400 year-round residents, Creede has the feeling of a close-knit, family community.
With a multitude of lodging options, a variety of dining experiences, and countless activities to entertain you, Creede is just the spot for your next vacation.
For more information about our town visit the Mineral County/Creede Chamber of Commerce.
Photo by: Bob Seago