Most People Don’t Know The Story Behind The Colorado Ghost Town That Never Died

If there is one thing that Colorado does not lack (aside from great beer, killer views, and awesome people, of course), it is ghost towns. In fact, since the Centennial State first entered the Union in 1876, Colorado has deemed more than 1,500 communities as ghost towns, with 640 remaining today. What is not usual for Colorado, however, are living ghost towns, which is exactly what you will find in this small mountain community:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

For even more history on other Colorado ghost towns, click on Visit These 5 Creepy Ghost Towns In Colorado At Your Own Risk.