Colorado Attractions February 07, 2017
Blink And You’ll Miss These 11 Teeny Tiny Towns In Colorado
When it comes to small and scenic towns, the Centennial State has truly hit the jackpot! While you have probably heard of several of our small mountain towns, there is a good chance that you have never heard of these 11 teeny tiny towns in Colorado:
1. Stratton (658)
The next time you're traveling east on I-70, make a point to stop in this tiny town, as it is home to the unexpected and oh-so fabulous
Claremont Inn & Winery
2. Dinosaur (312)
Believe it or not, Colorado has a town named Dinosaur... and it is as epic as you would think! (The town of Dinosaur is just a hop, skip, and a jump away from the incredible Dinosaur National Monument.)
3. Creede (403)
You know all there is to know about Aspen, Telluride, and Steamboat... but if you have yet to experience the down-home businesses and recreation of Creede, you have yet to truly experience one of the best areas in the entire state.
4. Deer Trail (546)
Fun Fact: This small I-70 town, which is located a mere 45 minutes from Denver, hosted the first ever rodeo exhibition on July 4, 1869!
5. Fleming (408)
What this small northeastern town lacks in size, it makes up for in what is quite possibly the best bar food in the state (via their unexpected
6. Franktown (395)
Never heard of this small community (located just to the south of Parker)? Then you have obviously never had the pleasure of hiking and exploring the wonderful Castlewood Canyon State Park! Let's change that, shall we?
7. Red Feather Lakes (525)
Head northwest of Fort Collins and you will run into Red Feather Lakes, which was named for Indian tribal leader Redfeather and features unique attractions like the hidden Shambhala Mountain Center (pictured).
8. Lake City (392)
Located near the previously mentioned Creede, Lake City is a historic gold mining town that now houses both a quaint downtown area and must-see
9. Tabernash (417)
Does the name Tabernash sound familiar, but you can't figure out why? It is probably because you have driven through this cute mountain town to or from your latest Winter Park ski expedition!
10. Sugar City (258)
Any guesses as to where this Crowley County town got its name? That's right; it was at one time home to huge sugar manufacturing center!
11. Kit Carson (238)
Named for famed frontiersman Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson, this picturesque plains town is chock full of local history and tasty hometown cafes.
For even more of our favorite small towns, click on
Here Are The 10 Most Beautiful, Charming Small Towns In Colorado.