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Creede is my new favorite place!

I want you to join me here and discover the beauty and magnificence it offers. I will add to this page as I discover more, but wanted to jot down my initial thoughts here so you can get an idea of why I love the place.

I discovered Creede in 2018 when I helped some friends sell their condo in another part of Colorado, and then they moved to Creede.

It only took me 15 years of living in Colorado to find Creede! -Kristin

So why would you want to visit, live, retire, or work in Creede?

“Undiscovered” rural gem!

Geologically significant and absolutely beautiful!

The rock formations remind me of Sedona, only here they are more breathtaking and varied

Old mining town, silver, gold, amethyst-Colorado’s “Last Boom Town”

95 % National Forest

Sustainable for generations with regards to water supply

Creede is in Mineral County, where the headwaters of the Rio Grande River are situated

Water rights included as part of purchase of properties

Quiet

Dark skies at night

Abundant hiking, wildlife and outdoor opportunities

1 hour to Ski, Wolf Creek

30 minutes to Golf, South Fork, Rio Grande Club & Resort

Small town life

2nd least populated county in Colorado, 800 people

Distinct tourist season-Memorial Day to Labor Day

Wave hello while driving!

Farmer’s market every Friday

NO stop lights!

Established Artist community

+Stephen Quiller, watercolor artist and instructor https://www.quillergallery.com/

+Pam Houston, author and instructor https://pamhouston.net/about

+Local artists make money-Quick Draw, multiple art galleries 

+Creede Repertory Theater https://creederep.org/ Equity Theater

+Some famous celebrities often ‘hide out’ here

+John Wayne helped build the runway in 1976 when he was here filming “The Shootist”

+The Lone Ranger with Johnny Depp filmed in 2012

LGBTQIA Friendly & Inclusive

Colorado has legal protections for LGBTQIA in ALL THINGS–housing, healthcare, you name it

Creede is surprisingly DIVERSE for a rural community!

Discrimination is everywhere, but here there are a lot of allies 

Pride parade!

Gay/Straight Alliance at the K-12 where there are approximately 80 students

Silver Thread Public Health is very inclusive, open, and affirming

Already a small population of LGBTQIA people

Challenges and Opportunities for Creede

Situated at 8799 feet of elevation

Winters can be harsh, but plenty of sunshine

Risk of wildfire-last major one was in 2013

Wildfire smoke threat is always a factor to consider. Last large wildfire was in 2013, “West Fork Complex”

Isolation vs. Introvert Paradise

Far from major medical & airport-Alamosa is 1.5 hours away

Aging in place issues

Ice & snow, walkability

Facilities & Medical Services

Opportunities for helping locals to age in place therefore exist. There are many local residents over 65, and many over the age of 80, who are living well at elevation.

Shortage of workforce housing for the locals, opportunities for development & building.

The environmental sustainability of the area due to a warming planet makes the area a viable option for future generations.

 

Exploring the Charms of Creede, Colorado: A Hidden Gem in the Rocky Mountains

 

Nestled within the majestic San Juan Mountains, Creede, Colorado, stands as a picturesque testament to the natural beauty and rich history that the Rocky Mountain region has to offer. This quaint town, with its vibrant arts scene, outdoor adventures, and friendly community, invites visitors to experience the allure of small-town charm against a stunning mountain backdrop.

 

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**Discovering Creede's Rich History:**

 

Creede boasts a fascinating history that dates back to the late 19th century when silver was discovered in the area. Once a booming mining town, Creede's historic district today preserves the remnants of its mining past, offering visitors a glimpse into the town's intriguing heritage. The Creede Historical Museum, housed in a former train depot, provides a comprehensive journey through the town's evolution, from its mining heydays to its present-day artistic revival.

 

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**The Arts Scene:**

 

While Creede may be small in size, it's big on creativity. The town is renowned for its thriving arts community, attracting artists and art enthusiasts alike. The Creede Repertory Theatre, a nationally acclaimed professional theatre company, brings the streets to life with an array of performances throughout the year. The combination of talented actors and the stunning backdrop of the Rockies creates an unforgettable theatrical experience.

 

Art galleries dot the streets, showcasing the works of local artists inspired by the surrounding landscapes. From paintings to sculptures, the artistic expressions found in Creede mirror the town's natural beauty.

 

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**Outdoor Adventures:**

 

For those drawn to the great outdoors, Creede offers a playground of recreational opportunities. The Rio Grande River flows nearby, providing a haven for fishing enthusiasts and rafting adventurers. Scenic trails crisscross the surrounding mountains, beckoning hikers and nature lovers to explore the breathtaking vistas that unfold at every turn.

 

In the winter, the region transforms into a snow-covered wonderland, inviting skiers and snowmobilers to experience the thrill of gliding down powdery slopes. With an abundance of wildlife and pristine wilderness, Creede is a haven for those seeking solace and adventure in equal measure.

 

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**Charming Downtown and Local Cuisine:**

 

Creede's downtown exudes charm, with its historic architecture, locally-owned shops, and friendly locals. Stroll along Main Street and explore the unique boutiques, art galleries, and antique shops that contribute to the town's distinctive character.

 

When it comes to dining, Creede's restaurants offer a diverse range of culinary delights. From hearty mountain fare to gourmet cuisine, the local eateries cater to various tastes. Savor a delicious meal while taking in panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

 

Creede, Colorado, stands as a testament to the harmonious blend of history, arts, and outdoor adventure. Whether you're captivated by the town's rich mining history, enchanted by the artistic vibrancy, or seeking outdoor thrills in the Rockies, Creede welcomes visitors with open arms. It's a destination that captures the heart and soul of the Rocky Mountains, leaving an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to explore its hidden treasures.

 

Call/text/email me anytime for a personal tour. I will help you find a place to stay – hotel, airbnb, or a campsite.

Newest Creede Homes and Condos for Sale

$675,000
3 Beds 2 Baths 815660 MLS
Find your piece of history on the Upper Rio Grande near Creede! The former Wetherill fish hatchery home, located on Forest Road 520, sits on over an acre of land with Spring Creek flowing through the property. With spectacular views of the adjacent conservation ranch and mountain range it can be your vacation home, your short-term rental or your full time residence. The home was remodeled from its original design to a two story home retaining the original charm in the upper level while adding an open concept family living and sleeping area/walk-out basement in the lower level. The house has room to sleep 12. One of the highlights of the upper floor is the sunroom which overlooks the river valley and mountains. Some of the character is seen in exposed barn wood, vintage tin, T&G ceilings and walls, antique vanities, vintage wallpaper, metal ceiling tiles, log and metal handrails. Downstairs the charm is in the rock wall foundations and refurbished open rafters/wood beam ceiling. Downstairs has in floor radiant heat, laundry and mechanicals including the water heater and boiler system. Upstairs has radiant baseboard heat. It is located 20 minutes upriver from Creede on the road to the Rio Grande Reservoir [CR 520], close to the Rio Grande river for fishing/boating; close to lake fishing at nearby Regan Lake, Road Canyon Reservoir, Spring Creek Reservoir and the Rio Grande Reservoir. A perfect location to take off on your ATVs or jeeps/snowmobiles to well known mountain towns. You won't want to miss this one! Short term rentals allowed. Recent improvements include new well pump and radon remediation. House is currently furnished with the owner's furniture. The owners stored the furnishings from when it was a short term rental and would be open to selling the home furnished with that furniture.

600 Forest Road 520, Creede

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