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.

Colorow Cave


AddressWillow Springs Subdivision
QuadIndian Hills, 1965 (1980)
SectionS24, T5S, R70W
Elevationc. 6000
SourceUSGS Map.
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Initialdate1995-09-18 00:00:00-06
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HistoryThis is a large cave which was used by the Ute Indians lead by Chief Colorow. It is located in the large red rock outcroppings that also form Red Rocks Park.
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