Ghost towns and other remnants of Colorado’s mining era can still be found today. Here are 10 mountain towns in Colorado to visit to see abandoned ghost towns.

Author’s Note: Respect any and all no trespassing and private property signs at these historic sites. Ghost towns are often fragile. Follow the principles of Leave No Trace.

Leslie James is all about Colorado when it comes to writing features, sharing adventures, and creating colorful galleries. She loves camping, hiking, mountain biking and snowboarding. Leslie joined OutThere Colorado in November 2020.

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