Historic Ashcroft Boardwalk Colorado

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Once more prosperous than nearby Aspen, the silver mining ghost town features the restored remains of several historic buildings, including the Blue Mirror Saloon, a post office, and the View Hotel.

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Jul 15, 2023
Very cool old town. Loved walking the trails and exploring. The area was so peaceful that it was hard to imagine a booming mine town there. Very fun! Full review by Kiddos15
Jun 18, 2023
Today, my family and I visited Ashcroft. We had the best time! The staff were friendly, full of information, and extremely helpful! Though it is a little hard to find, it wasn’t extremely difficult. … Full review by Lauren K
Sep 29, 2022
My wife and I love to visit and explore ghost towns, abandoned mining camps in the Old West, and Colorado is filled with them. One of the most accessible is Ashcroft, which is located 11 miles up Cas… Full review by Taylor B

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How do you get there from Highlands if you don't have a car? Taxi?
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I agree. It is 10-12 miles out of town. There are taxis, limos or maybe UBER. You might call the Pine Creek Cookhouse, where you should definitely eat, and see if they can suggest any …
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I agree. It is 10-12 miles out of town. There are taxis, limos or maybe UBER. You might call the Pine Creek Cookhouse, where you should definitely eat, and see if they can suggest any ideas. Many people ride bikes up. It is much easier on the way down!
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I think I visited Ashcroft several years ago. Loved it! Did they have a fishfry from the stream? And burial place of sled …
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I think I visited Ashcroft several years ago. Loved it! Did they have a fishfry from the stream? And burial place of sled dogs? And art gallery full of native American creations?
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Hi Helen, Sounds like you have the right place. Toklat is the gallery across from Ashcroft, and was also a homebase for a sled dog operation for many years. We're not sure about …
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Hi Helen, Sounds like you have the right place. Toklat is the gallery across from Ashcroft, and was also a homebase for a sled dog operation for many years. We're not sure about the fishfry, but you may be thinking of Pine Creek Cookhouse. And of course there's a stream so lots of fish to be had. Come back soon!
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