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.
Below are links to topics that might be of interest.
GILPIN CONNECT, a new service for residents, begins April 6, 2015. Call 303-582-9200 to schedule a ride, get more information or click here for a flyer.
FREE FOOD ASSISTANCE now available 3rd Tuesday of month. Next date, May 19th. Click here for flyer.
SLASH SITE WILL REOPEN ON APRIL 29, 2015. Click here for more information.
Fire & Fall Prevention Presentation is being held on April 29,2015 at the Community Center at 1:00 p.m. Find out how to get help getting ready for the fire season and fall prevention. Click link for flyer and how to RSVP
Gilpin County Community Wildfire Preparedness Challenge, May 2, 2015. In our Spring FLING wildfire community preparedness day, we are challenging everyone in the county to take three easy and free actions that will go a long ways towards protecting their house from wildfire, and then to come to an Fire preparedness workshop afterwards at the Gilpin Community Center May 2, at 2:00 pm. Click here for flyer.
The Dedication Ceremony for the NEW Veterans Memorial is on May 16, 2015 at 11am. Click here for flyer.
NEW! Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline now active in Gilpin County. Click here for more information.
One of a pair of eagles photographed near Kelly Dahl.
Photo courtesy Deb Mestdagh
Upcoming Holiday Hours:
Memorial Day, May 25, 2015