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.

Cottonwood Gulch


AddressBegins 2 mi. E. of Critchell as two small unnamed streams join to form the gulch, extends E. into the South Platte River, 1.5 mi. upstream from Kassler
QuadPlatte Canyon, 1965 (1985)
SectionS25, 33; T6S, R69W
Elevation5880-7680
SourceUSGS Map.
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Initialdate1995-09-18 00:00:00-06
PersonGCK
Latestdate1996-03-20 00:00:00-07
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HistoryIt was probably named for the cottonwoods growing alongside.
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