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Independence Ghost Town

16 miles east of Aspen on Hwy 82

July 2021

Independence Ghost Town open

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 6, 2021

Independence Ghost Town, 16 miles east of Aspen on Hwy 82
$5

Independence Ghost Town June 13 – September 6:  open daily 10 am – 6 pm with docents on site Suggested donation $5 adult / children 18 and under free Visit the first mining site in the Roaring Fork Valley! Legend has it that prospectors discovered the Independence Gold Lode here on July 4, 1879. Today, Independence is an archaeological preserve, featuring interpretive stations that tell of the characters, enterprises, and structures that make it an integral part of area history.…

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Independence Ghost Town Tour

July 31 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 2, 2021

Independence Ghost Town, 16 miles east of Aspen on Hwy 82
$12 – $15

Independence Ghost Town Tour June 15 - Oct 2 Saturdays at 1:30 pm (1.5 hours) Meets at the Independence Ghost Town upper parking lot (16 miles east of Aspen on Highway 82) $15 adult / $12 seniors and children 18 and under A guided walking tour exploring the Independence Ghost Town where, legend has it, prospectors struck gold on July 4, 1879 making the area the first mining site in the Roaring Fork Valley. Today, Independence is an archaeological preserve…

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