Clear Creek County: A Photographer’s Dream

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Clear Creek County’s Scenic Beauty

While on your Colorado camping, hiking, biking whitewater rafting, or skiing vacation keep your memories alive with lots of photos. Everyone loves to take a picture and Clear Creek County’s spectacular scenery offers thousands of awe inspiring locations. Explore our picturesque towns, the train, wildlife, or the majestic beauty of a mountain pass.

We invite you to share your photos by emailing them to us for posting on this website, Facebook and Twitter. We will review all photos sent (via email only) and let you know if we post yours.  Please include when and where the photo(s) were taken and if you choose, a brief caption.

Be sure to visit the Trails page for detailed map and descriptions of some of the trails in Clear Creek County.

Wildlife Photography

People come from all over the world to photograph Clear Creek County’s diverse wildlife population including, Big Horn Sheep, Mountain Goats, Deer, Moose and a variety of birds.

Photo Tip: Wildlife photography uses wide apertures to achieve a fast shutter speed, freeze the subject’s motion, and blur the backgrounds. Wildlife is also usually shot with long telephoto lenses from a great distance; the use of such telephoto lenses frequently necessitates the use of a tripod (since the longer the lens, the harder it is to handhold). Use your imagination, capture nature’s wonders.