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 local government.
NOTE: Date was extended an additional week. SLASH SITE WILL BE CLOSING FOR SEASON ON OCTOBER 11, 2014 AT 2:30 pm.
County Office Closings Monday, October 13, 2014 for the Columbus Day Holiday.
Most county offices will be closed.
Transfer Station will be closed on Sunday, October 12, 2014.
Community Center WILL BE OPEN normal hours.
Highway 6 closures overnight (10pm-8am) Monday through Friday rockfall mitigation through December: occasional 20 minute road closures from mm 260.5 to mm 271. For more information click here.
Central City Parkway Closure Information. In order to stabilize the slope at the rockslide location, the Parkway wil be closed at various times. Click here for listing of closures or more information on Central City's website.
Apex Bridge Limited. 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.
Gilpin County residents are needed on the Planning Commission. Click here for more information.
Property Tax Work-off Program Information.
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.