This is an early beta version that’s still a work in progress. We hope to develop and refine the contents going forward. In the meantime, we’re making it fully available to the public as-is. Started by the Jefferson County Historical Commission in the 1990s, it was transferred to the Golden History Museum-City of Golden in 2020.

Buffalo Creek Campground


Address4 mi. S.W. of Buffalo Creek
QuadGreen Mountain, 1954
SectionS15, T8S, R71W
Elevation7180
SourceInterviews, Area Residents, 1992.
OtherBuffalo Creek
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Initialdate1992-04-29 00:00:00-06
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Latestdate1996-02-01 00:00:00-07
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HistoryIn the 1930s it was called the Clayton College Campground (a Denver organization), but its use was discontinued in late 1940s and later made into a campground and maintained by the Forest Service. It was named for the nearby creek.
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