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
Click on any of the links below for further information about that topic.
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day schedule for April 26, 2014. Click for full description.
FREE LEAD TESTING FOR CHILDREN on May 3, 2014. Lead poisoning is a serious problem for young children. You can't see or taste or smell lead in your home or yard. Lead in children can cause disabilities, attention deficit disorder and decreased intelligence. Lead Testing will begin at the Gilpin County Public Health Agency for children between ages of: 12 months old to 6 years old. A FREE lead testing program will be available on Saturday,
May 3 from Noon to 5:00pm @ 101 Norton Drive, Black Hawk. Please call the nurse @ 303-582-5803x13 to set up your child’s appointment.
St. Joseph's Mobile Mammogram Unit is coming to Gilpin County. Click here for more information. MUST register by May 7, 2014. Screenings will be done May 17th.
Peak to Peak CLIMB now runnng THURSDAYS! See full schedule.
Wild Turkey Crossing
Photo courtesy of David Kurronen