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Central City is located in the Rocky Mountains, only 35 miles west of Denver. With the newly opened, Central City Parkway, visitors can reach Central City 12 minutes after exiting off of I-70 at exit 243. An easy, incredibly scenic drive to a historic destination.
Central City is at the southern end of Gilpin County at an elevation of 8,510 feet.
There are numerous summer and winter sports and outdoor activities to be enjoyed in and around Gilpin County. Central City has an excellent museum, the Gilpin County Museum, located on 1st Street directly above Johnny Z's Casino. The oldest operating Opera House in the United States opened in Central City in 1878 and is located 1/2 block north of the Teller House. The Teller House is home of the famous “Face on the Bar Room Floor”.
In June the yellow Harrison roses, reputedly brought over from Cornwall, England, brighten the hillsides and yards. Ancestors of the wild hop vines can be seen in the fall. These were utilized not only to brew beer, but also to make yeast for bread making. Rhubarb grows wild around the mine tailings and there are lilac bushes in most yards. Wild flowers are at their peak during the month of August. Aspen leaves usually start to turn around Labor Day, covering the mountains in magnificent colors in September and October. The majestic Colorado Blue Spruce can be seen throughout the hillsides all year round. | www.centralcitycolorado.us/
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