It is no secret that there are many Colorado ghost towns (more than 1,500 to be exact). Most of these abandoned towns – which were primarily homesteads for miners and/or railroad workers – can still be visited today, except for Montgomery, which was a unique and historic town that has been submerged in water. Come along as we explore this fascinating underwater town in Colorado.


So, did you know about Montgomery, Colorado? Would you agree that it is one of the coolest Colorado ghost towns? What are your favorite Colorado ghost towns? Have any other interesting Colorado Springs history to share? Are there any other intriguing abandoned places in Colorado? Tell us!

Looking for Colorado ghost towns that you can actually explore? Then you’ll want to embark on this Colorado ghost towns road trip. And if it’s Colorado mysteries you’re craving, check out these unsolved mysteries in Colorado that continue to baffle people to this day.

While you’re out and about you may get hungry so take a look at our ultimate list of 50 on-the-go food ideas.

If you’re still in the mood for more Centennial State adventures, take a look at this video about beautiful Hanging Lake and Spouting Rock:

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Where can we find other abandoned places in Colorado?

  • Gothic located just outside of Crested Butte was Founded in the 1920s and still has several well-preserved buildings.
  • Ashcroft, located about 10 miles south of Aspen, is a former mining town that now has just a handful of abandoned log homes.
  • Capitol City located near Lake City is now a shadow of its former self with only a few structures including the former post office.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other fascinating abandoned places in Colorado.

Where can we find historic landmarks in Colorado?

  • Union Station in Denver has been the city’s central transportation hub and railway station since it was established in 1881.
  • Bent's Old Fort in La Junta was once the only major white American settlement on the Santa Fe Trail between Missouri and México.
  • Pike’s Peak is named after American explorer Zebulon Pike who sighted it in the early 1800s.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other wonderful historic landmarks in Colorado.

Where can we find haunted places in Colorado?

  • The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park has supposedly been the site of scores of paranormal activities beginning in the 1970s.
  • The Molly Brown House in Denver is supposedly haunted by piano keys moving on their own, and other strange events.
  • The Central City Masonic Cemetery in Central City is believed to be visited by a young woman in black dress leaving flowers on one of the graves.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other creepy haunted places in Colorado.