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.

Denver, Turkey Creek & South Park Wagon Road

SourceCultural Contexts report, 2004, p 19
Initialdate2006-05-16 00:00:00-06
Historyfrom the Cultural Contexts report, 2004: Denver, Turkey Creek & South Park Wagon Road (1866) This toll road was built through lower Turkey Creek Canyon to compete with the Denver, Bradford & Blue River Wagon Road. It joined the Bradford road in South Turkey Creek Canyon near Twin Forks to continue through Bradford Junction (Conifer) and on to South Park and points west. It became the primary route from Denver to South Park in 1867.