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Clear Creek Getaway

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· Clear Creek, Colorado
20 acres hosted by Rick B.
8 lodging sites · 2 RV/tent sites
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Family-friendly
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
Best in Colorado: 2nd place
Named one of the best Hipcamps to visit in 2023.
Off-leash friendly
Pets can be off-leash at some sites.
Rick is a Star Host
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Welcome to Clear Creek Getaway! NOTE: Absolutely no smoking in the A-frames Bedding: A-Frame-3 and 7 provide a bed and bedding only all others you will need to bring your own For the glam dome: file:///var/mobile/Library/SMS/Attachments/cd/13/3781DC46-F036-428E-BFC5-447B16E14D54/Image-1.jpeg Roads : This is a mountain getaway so the roads are dirt. If you have Awd and keep your speed up you will make it fine. The road is a loop the backside can have rocks so please drive up in high clearance vehicles no need for crazy lifted just SUV-Trucks type We are available all year round. No power in units. All A-Frames come with a grill and propane (see photos), and there is also a solar motion light on the deck. All A-frames have heat for the winter months (propane heaters). Located 10 minutes by car from historic gold town Idaho Springs. River rafting when in season. We also have some of Colorado’s best fly fishing. Awesome hikes nearby (Gray's Peak). We are also close to st Mary’s Glacier, gold mine tours, great small-town restaurants (Marion’s pizza, Beau Joe’s) Hot springs within miles. We have portable toilets located close to the units Great views and there is an old mining cabin at the top if you find it please post your pictures! Georgetown lake 5 miles west I 70 Paddle boarding , train ride through the hills Grays Peak Fourteener 7 miles west I 70 St. Mary’s glacier 2 miles east I70 Hot Springs 2 miles east I70 All mining roads can be used for off-road purposes at your own risk. Be careful, very steep and rocky. ( Please note ) after tremendous amounts of work on the road, it seems 2wd cars cannot make it and this place is not suitable for those campers. Please do not block the road going up or the residence in the mobile home park on the front of the road. When coming from east exit 234 Dumont go left over I 70 to Stanley and then left behind the mobile home. Come from the west 235 go left under I70 at Starbucks turn right go 1/2 mile first right go back over I 70 to Stanley and harvest moon trail go left up behind mobile homes NOTE THIS IS LOOP DONT TAKE STEEP ROAD (GO TO THE LEFT).
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Marina K.recommends
May 29, 2024
A-Frame # 6 SIZE 10x12
We had a great time!! Definitely need a high clearance vehicle with AWD to get to the a frames, but the views are beautiful! Fun time for us and our dogs!
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Beth B.recommends
May 28, 2024
A-frame # 2 size 10x8’
Great stay! Can hear the highway but easy to overlook as you are surrounded by great views and privacy from the trees. Outhouse was clean and regularly serviced. Highly recommend!
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Kristine M H.recommends
May 28, 2024
A-frame # 1 Size 10x12
Memorial Weekend in A-Frame #1
Clear Creek Getaway is our new favorite escape! The camp is very thoughtfully designed, we really appreciated that the sites are spaced out/semi-private with the trees. A-Frame # 1 has a great view, we found ourselves sitting on the bench looking out into the mountains peacefully passing the time. The weather was great (end of May), the site gets a lot of hot sun and of course a bit cold at night but the A-Frame was well insulated and provided both a cool spot for the day and a cozy shelter for the night. Rick was very helpful and quick to respond to inquiries. We are already planning another stay in the stargazing globe!
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April L.recommends
May 23, 2024
A-frame # 4 Size 10x10’
I loved the view and listening to nature we saw a black bear in the distance. I was really impressed with the solar panel lights inside and outside. I thought I would have to depend on my flashlights a lot more. It did get cold but the a frame comes equipped with a propane heater on the inside and a grill with stove top on the outside. It worked really good for breakfast and shiskabobs.
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Kristina Z.recommends
May 18, 2024
Gold prospectors Camp
A great place to camp for some mountain biking in central city! We loved distances between the sites and made it up the road just fine in our suv.
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Shari O.
May 13, 2024
A-frame # 2 size 10x8’
Cute idea and well maintained. I wish the units were just a little bigger and the heater, while much appreciated, made the unit too hot even on 1 and with the window open. The interstate noise bothered me more than I thought it would during the day. At night it was just white noise. I didn’t have great weather either, which may be coloring my review a little bit. Definitely glad I wasn’t in a tent!!!
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Clear Creek, Colorado, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Tséstho’e (Cheyenne) and Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Rick B.Joined in July 2020
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