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For general enquiries and further information, please contact us:

24263 CO-149

Creede, CO 81130


Tel: ‪(719) 223-9271


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By highway, Creede is about 265 miles southwest of Denver and about 260 miles north of Albuquerque. Approaches from the north and south include US 285, I-25 (to the east), and US 550 (to the west). All three of these highways intersect US 160, the primary east-west route through our region. 

There is scheduled airline service to the following airports, all of which have car rental agencies:

Alamosa—about 70 miles southeast of Creede
Gunnison—about 100 miles north of Creede
Durango—about 120 miles southwest

Private/Charter Plane
Mineral County Memorial Airport, about two miles south of Creede, provides a 6700 x 60' paved runway which was resurfaced and improved in late 2000. For more information, visit

Interstate bus service connects to Alamosa, and a shuttle service transports to towns in the region.

Nearest Amtrack service is to Trinidad, Colorado, about 179 miles southeast of Creede.

Rental Cars and Trucks
Rental cars are available in Alamosa, Gunnison, and Durango. U-Haul Truck rentals are available in South Fork (23 miles southeast) and other locations in the region.

MINING: Mines & Memories (2.8 miles), Underground Mining Museum (3.5 miles), Commodore Mine (4.4 miles), Last Chance Mine (8.1 miles)

OUTDOOR REC: Rio Grande National Forest (surrounding area), Deep Creek Trailhead (2.6 miles), Inspirational Trail (2.9 miles), Bachelor Loop Interpretive Site (4.0 miles), Farmers Creek Trail (5.4 miles), West Willow Creek Trailhead (10.4 miles), Wolf Creek Ski Area (42.4 miles)

DINE OUT: Kip’s Grill (2.9 miles), Best Little Dog House (3.0 miles), Tommyknocker Tavern (3.2 miles), The Mac Mine (3.2 miles), Miners Restaurant (3.2 miles)

AIRPORT: San Luis Airport (115 miles)


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