Fairplay, Colorado: South Park City

19th century buildings assembled into a replica 1880s mining town. Mostly pioneer stuff, but the Diorama Building contains miniatures of mining scenes, and the Burro Room salutes the contributions of the miners' pack animal.

100 4th St., Fairplay, CO
At the intersection of Highway 9 and 287 about 15 miles south of Breckenridge.
May 15-Oct 15. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $10, Children $4
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South Park City.

South Park City

The "South Park City" sign has been taken down, but the old staged buildings remain intact.

[Jenn, 11/09/2019]

Mr. Hanky.

South Park City

Mr. Hanky is clinging to the South Park Pottery near the photo-worthy South Park City photo op, and across the street from the even more worthy library. The Library sponsors a walk around town, with pit stops that feature the storybook Prunes and Rupe, and lots of Fairplay's interesting history.

[Meg Zorn, 06/21/2019]
South Park City

Don't forget the Mr Hanky the Christmas poo cutout in front of the general store.

[Dustin, 06/11/2018]

South Park City.

South Park City

Said to be the original idea for the T.V. show, you can do the tourist thing or just wander around town and see if you can see Kenny or Police Chief David and ask him what he thinks of his characterization.

[DR Gottschalk, 07/02/2004]

June 2019: Photo added.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Bum, A Friend of Shorty'sBum, A Friend of Shorty's, Fairplay, CO - < 1 mi.
Monument to Prunes and Shorty the BurrosMonument to Prunes and Shorty the Burros, Fairplay, CO - < 1 mi.
Metal Defenders of ConcreteMetal Defenders of Concrete, Fairplay, CO - 3 mi.
In the region:
Eisenhower's Favorite Fishing Spot, Fraser, CO - 51 mi.

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