Welcome to the County of Gilpin Website
Gilpin County is a rural community in
Colorado’s high country, neighboring the Continental Divide, yet less
than an hour west of downtown Denver. Residents enjoy a quality of
life enhanced by the vast recreational opportunities offered by Golden
Gate State Park, the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, the
limited-stakes gaming in Black Hawk and Central City, a state-of-the-art
recreation center and fairgrounds, low taxes and financially secure
Due to high water, the bridge at Apex Valley & Upper Apex Road is now limited to vehicles under 10 tons. For details, call 303-582-5004.
Click on any of the links below for further information about that topic.
Funding Request Information for the January-December 2015 Gilpin County Budget:
Organizations that have received county funding in recent years received an email in June. This email included a 2015 budget request form due August 31, 2014, and the detailed policy, with guidelines as to what sorts of requests will be considered. The Policy Statement for Gilpin County Funding of Non-County Agencies and Programs may also be found on the county website at http://co.gilpin.co.us/Finance/FundingPage.htm . If you know of an organization that does not receive an email or needs more information, please call Gilpin County Finance at 303-951-3671. Thank you.
Peak to Peak CLIMB now running THURSDAYS! See full schedule.
Chore Services Program. If you are a senior over 60 years old and need assistance with your yard work, please check out this new program.
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Photo courtesy of Colo. Dept. of Parks & Wildlife
Please be alert in the parks and forests!