Aspen, Colorado: Ashcroft Ghost Town

Impress your friends by telling them that you visited a Western ghost town, but don't tell them that this one is an easy walk just off of a highway.

Address:
Castle Creek Rd, Aspen, CO
Directions:
11 miles south of Aspen on CO-15/Castle Creek Rd. On the left. The parking lot is next to the road, and the Ghost Town -- hidden from view behind some trees -- is a very short, flat walk from the parking lot.
Phone:
970-925-3721
Admission:
Donations $5.
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Ashcroft Ghost Town

Remains of a silver mining town have been preserved by the Aspen Historical Society. Some buildings are original but others are not. Docents are on-site during the summer months into early fall. Honor system donations ($5/adult, children under 18 free).

[Leeandpaul, 06/08/2022]

Very convenient for a Ghost Town: just off a highway, with a paved path leading to it only a short distance from the parking lot.


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