Take Lady Luck for a Spin in the Wild West
The charming historic gold mining town of Cripple Creek is just a 30-minute drive from Mountain River Lodge. Head south on Teller County road and you’re back in time. Cripple Creek’s main street is lined with beautifully restored turn-of-the-century buildings, home to delightful shops, antique stores, restaurants, and casinos. A visit to Cripple Creek is the perfect day trip for the whole family or the poker, roulette and slot enthusiast. A taste of the Wild West you won’t want to miss.
Cripple Creek is mostly known for its active casinos. However, there are several must-see family-friendly attractions to explore. Take a ride on a restored steam locomotive, visit the Cripple Creek District history museum, and don’t miss a stop at the admission-free Cripple Creek Heritage and Information Center where you can learn all about the great Colorado gold rush, local plants, and wildlife.
- Wildwood Casino – A Vegas-style casino, where you can bet on a wild win.
- Brass Ass Casino – Play live action blackjack, craps, roulette, and high five poker.
- Midnight Rose Casino – Bathed in historical Victorian charm and state-of-the-art slot machines.
- Bronco Billy’s – Known as Cripple Creek’s lucky casino, with the jackpot cannons roaring every hour.
Customize Your Stay
Did you know we can fully customize your stay? Take your vacation to the next level and contact Mountain River Lodge concierge located in the main Lodge or call 719-748-1353 today!
We are always ready to discuss your perfect trip!