Introducing the 2015 Georgetown Pack Burro Race.  The race is approximately 8 miles long from Georgetown to Empire and back.The race will begin around 11:00 am in Downtown Georgetown on 6th Street. Weigh-in’s begin at 10:00 am. Awards ceremonies will be around 2 pm. The public is welcome to come and watch...

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The Georgetown Loop Railroad brings Colorado history to life in a fun adventure that will thrill the entire family. An old-time steam locomotive chugs its way up the canyon to Silver Plume, hauling the train past the remains of several gold and silver mines. Open cars allow unobstructed views of the...

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Guanella Pass is closed to through traffic but is scheduled to open on Thursday May 21st 2015. The pass is partially maintained so there are still trails open for hiking, cross country skiing and other winter activities. For more information dial 303-679-2422 ext 2.


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Visit Historic Downtown Georgetown for a taste of Colorado history. Self-guided walking tours of the town are available. The tour provides you with an appreciation of the historic and architectual significance of Georgetown's many 19th-century buildings, and enhances your understanding of the area's...

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Getting Here

Take I-70 East or West to exit 228 and go under the overpass towards the roundabout.

To get to Historic Downtown Georgetown take the first exit off the roundabout, drive about a half mile, and take a left at the stop sign. 

To get to Georgetown Lake take the third exit off the roudabout and drive about a quarter mile, it will be on your right. 

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