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  Fairplay - Colorado Ghost Town
Elevation at Fairplay is 10,000 feet which made living there all year a bit difficult.
One group of would be residents found a rich deposit of gold at the South Platte itself and named their town Fairplay.
Fairplay is on highway 285, southwest of Denver.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/co/fairplay.html   (363 words)

  Fairplay, Colorado - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At an altitude of 9,953 ft. (3,034 m), it is the fifth-highest incorporated place in the state of Colorado.
It is the largest community in the grassland basin of Colorado known as South Park, sitting at the northwest end of the basin at the junction of U.S. Highway 285 and Colorado State Highway 9.
Most of the residences in town are located on the hillside east of Colorado State Highway 9, in the vicinity of the schools and Park County Courthouse.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fairplay,_Colorado   (916 words)

 Encyclopedia: Fairplay, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although it was founded during the intitial placer mining boom, the mines in the area continued to produce gold and silver ore for many decades up through the middle of the 20th century.
The Colorado Gold Rush was the boom in the prospecting and mining of gold in present-day Colorado in the United States that began in 1859 and lasted throughout the early 1860s.
Fairplay is the headquarters for the South Park Ranger District of the 1,105,704-acre Pike National Forest.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Fairplay,-Colorado   (880 words)

 PopMatters Music Feature | Rocky Mountain High Hopes: South Park Music Festival 2005
The problem Fairplay faces is that it's hardly a vacation hotspot in its natural state.
Fairplay's main lure as a destination is its close proximity to Breckenridge, one of Colorado's premier ski resorts and mountain towns, a mere 25 miles away over Hoosier Pass.
Fecher and Fairplay have a festival that they can be proud of, and it's one that -- like so many of the acts who perform at it -- will be one to pay attention to in the future.
popmatters.com /music/features/050923-southpark2005.shtml   (2625 words)

 Welcome to Fairplay, Colorado
The South Park Chamber of Commerce serves the town of Fairplay and surrounding area.
An annual event in Fairplay, Colorado since 1948, Burro Days celebrates the role of the burro in mining days of old.
Fairplay is the headquarters for the South Park Ranger District of the 1,105,704-acre Pike National Forest.
www.centralcolorado.com /fairplay/fairplay.htm   (418 words)

 Fairplay - South Park City   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Fairplay - Judicial seat of Park County, on the London branch of the Union Pacific railway, 112 miles from Denver..
At Fairplay there is one smelting furnace, another about two and a half miles west, on Sacramento gulch, and the Holland smelter, at the mouth of Pennsylvania gulch, three and a half miles west.
Today Fairplay is the home of South Park City, a reproduction of what a small Colorado town might have looked like in the late 19th century.
www.narrowgauge.org /ncmap/jerry/south_park_city.html   (360 words)

 Fairplay, Colorado (CO) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, news, sex ...
Back to Fairplay, CO housing info, Park County, Colorado, CO smaller cities, CO small cities, All Cities.
According to our research there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Fairplay, Colorado in early 2007.
The ratio of number of residents in Fairplay to the number of sex offenders is 339 to 1.
www.city-data.com /city/Fairplay-Colorado.html   (1372 words)

 Mountain Biking Trails in Fairplay, Colorado
Fairplay is located 21 miles north of Antero Junction on U.S. Hwy 285 at an elevation of 9,896 feet.
The town is minutes from the trailheads located in the South Park Ranger District of the Pike National Forest and is the major supply point for those biking in the region.
This segment of the Colorado Trail leads 11 miles from Kenosha Pass to Georgia Pass.
www.centralcolorado.com /recreation/biking/fairplay.htm   (457 words)

 Park County, Fairplay, Colorado-Cabins, Lodging, Camping
Relive 19th century life in a Colorado mining town Fairplay, on the east side of the Continental Divide.
Nestled in the Heart of the Colorado Rockies in Park County between Summit County and Buena Vista.
The historic mining town of Fairplay is located in the magnificent central Rockies.
www.coloradodirectory.com /parkcounty   (586 words)

 Mosquito Range Mountain Biking - Fairplay Colorado
From Fairplay, drive aprox 6 miles south on 285 to Westin Pass road, take this dirt road about 3 miles west, the Breckneck pass dirt road will be on the right.
From Fairplay drive south 4 miles to Cty 20.
From Fairplay drive 285 south about 2 miles.
www.geocities.com /donelsborg/mtb.html   (1360 words)

 Fairplay, Colorado (CO) population and demographics data - Sperling's BestPlaces
Fairplay, Colorado (CO) population and demographics data - Sperling's BestPlaces
As of 2007, Fairplay's population is 678 people.
Compared to the rest of the country, Fairplay's cost of living is 4.47% Lower than the U.S. average.
www.bestplaces.net /city/profile.aspx?cat=EDUCATE&city=Fairplay_CO&ccity=   (112 words)

 Colorado.com | Fairplay Colorado Travel and Visitor Information
In Fairplay itself, be sure to visit the South Park City museum.
Fairplay has also been called the fishing capital of Colorado.
Anglers, be sure to bring your tackle, as you’ll want to throw a line in any time of year.
www.colorado.com /city.php?id=162   (214 words)

 South Park City - Fairplay Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you are traveling on highway 9 or 285 west of the Front Range (Denver - Colorado Springs - Pueblo) odds are good that you will drive by or thru Fairplay.
Electricity made its mark in the mines of Colorado - mine owners saw a way to reduce costs and increase profits because of the electric motor, and many of the first power companies outside of the east coast were established high in Colorado Rockies in the late 1800s.
Fairplay offers a location that you can pan gold at, down in the creek.
www.colomar.com /ColoradoPlaces/spark_city.html   (1107 words)

 C & M Outfitters - Park County -North & South Central Colorado - Fun Things to Do
Copyright by The Colorado Directory, Inc. This is a directory only; it is not and does not contain a recommendation,warranty, guaranty, inducement or endorsement of any kind.
The publisher, The Colorado Directory, Inc., does not assume any responsibility for truth, falsity or completeness of any representation made herein or any errors, changes, services rendered, or changes made in the use of this directory.
No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored or transmitted in any form or by any means, without permission in writing from the publisher.
www.coloradodirectory.com /candmoutfitters   (257 words)

 Fairplay bed and breakfast & inns. Find the perfect Fairplay B&B lodging on BedandBreakfast.com.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sawatch Vistas Bed and Breakfast - Buena Vista, CO Sawatch Vistas in historic and scenic Buena Vista, Colorado was built in 1999 as a "bed and breakfast...
Swan Mountain Inn - Breckenridge, CO The Swan Mountain Inn is minutes to Keystone, Breckenridge, and Copper’s ski and golf resorts...
Also noted is the approximate distance from Fairplay, Colorado.
www.bedandbreakfast.com /fairplay-colorado.html   (537 words)

 Fairplay, Colorado: The Prettiest Town I've Ever Been In
Up high in the Rocky Mountains in Park County, sits a tiny town that only has two paved roads and the rest of the roads there in the town are gravel.
The owner of the “Fairplay Hotel” has exited his hotel to drag me in to show me the new Christmas ornaments he has gathered that year for sale in his Christmas village.
When I am in the town, I feel as if I am a resident of Fairplay and one day after I am published and hopefully the novel makes it big, I plan on making Fairplay my year-round residence instead of a one day trip because when I am there, I feel right at home.
www.useless-knowledge.com /1234/may/article396.html   (699 words)

 Carl Broker
He saw action in Vietnam in 1966 and 1967, saw tours in Germany and the Netherlands, and spent some time in the Sinai and Panama while in the military.
He retired from the Aurora Police Department to become the Chief of Police for the Town of Fairplay in October of 1999.
Chief Bröker holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Columbia College in Missouri and an Associate in Arts Degree in Law Enforcement from the University of Maryland in Maryland.
www.fortunecity.com /meltingpot/zaire/1103   (150 words)

 Park County, Colorado (CO) @USA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Colorado : Localities : B : Bailey (13)
Colorado : Localities : F : Fairplay (10)
Colorado : Localities : J : Jefferson (1)
www.at-usa.com /Colorado/Counties/Park   (124 words)

 South Park Colorado Lodging, Fairplay Lodging, vacation rental homes - South Park Management
Our properties are based out of Fairplay, Colorado, which is opportunely placed almost exactly in the middle of Colorado.
Fairplay is an historic 1800’s mining town that still retains that frontier feel.
There are many activities right around peaceful Fairplay, or you could take a beautiful drive 23 miles north to Breckenridge, which offers more of an international resort atmosphere due to the world class skiing there.
www.southparklodging.com /activities.htm   (363 words)

 Fairplay travel - tour guides for Fairplay , Colorado
OVERVIEW OF PAGE CONTENT -- Tourism for Fairplay is linked via a variety of destination resources, typically the travel details provided are provided by secondary sources and databases which can be found through this page..
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 Fairplay Real Estate Agents, Fairplay Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Fairplay
HomeGain provides Fairplay, Colorado real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other Fairplay realty property.
HomeGain has services to help you find a top Fairplay real estate broker or agent, get the value of your Fairplay home and a comparative market analysis (CMA), view Fairplay real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
Cuando se registre para encontrar un agente de bienes raices en Fairplay, simplemente indique que necesita un agente que habla Español.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/CO/fairplay.html   (427 words)

 Fairplay, Colorado CO Home Improvement Contractors
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ServiceMagic has helped homeowners in Colorado find prescreened and customer-rated home improvement contractors to meet their home improvement needs.
From home maintenance to additions and remodeling, we help home- owners find home improvement contractors that have been prescreened for state licensing and are customer-rated.
www.servicemagic.com /d.Fairplay.CO.html   (90 words)

 ALL 4 FUN '99
This year's event was held July 31 - August 7th at the American Safari Ranch near Fairplay Colorado.
All-4-Fun brings together 4-wheelers from all over the world to Colorado and provides them with a week's worth of challenging 4-wheeling, breath-taking scenery and good old Colorado hospitality.
From the spectacular running of 4+ Chinaman Gulch to the awe inspiring views and "pucker factor" of 12,000 foot Red Cone Peak.
www.4x4now.com /a4f99.htm   (168 words)

 FAIRPLAY REAL ESTATE: Homes, Condos and Land   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Your Fairplay Colorado Mountain Home is only a few clicks away.
Fairplay is in Park County and is located 79 miles from Denver and 18.4 miles south of Breckenridge.
The land area is 1.1 square miles with an elevation of 9950 feet...
www.eresummit.com /realestate/fairplay   (152 words)

 Fairplay Vacation Rentals by 411.com
Fairplay Vacation Rentals, Homes, Condos, Cabins and Villas in Fairplay, Colorado
Including Fairplay Mountain ski condos, Fairplay Ski In - Ski Out vacation rentals and Fairplay cabin rentals in Fairplay, Colorado.
We offer the most diverse selection of Fairplay private vacation home rentals, condos, villas and cabins rentals at the worlds top resort locations including vacation rentals in Fairplay Colorado all for rent by owner.
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 Fairplay Area Campgrounds
Huddled beneath the 13,000- to 14,000-foot Mosquito Range at the edge of a vast parkland, the town of Fairplay stands in contrast to many other former mining towns in the state: It is quiet and understated, as are the attractions that surround it.
Most people find their way here looking for a place to hide from the roaring crowds on the other side of the mountains.
The farther east and north you travel, the closer you are to the bustle of civilization.
www.trails.com /tcatalog_trail.asp?AffID=mz01&TrailID=HGR194-017   (148 words)

 Fairplay, Colorado retail rental space, Old Red Barn history
Fairplay, the county seat and the largest town in the county is a thriving, prosperous town, and a favorite stop on tourist itineraries.
The town of Fairplay suffered a devastating fire in 1873 and a large part was destroyed, but reconstruction soon followed.
Matthew McLaughlin married Jeannie Pumphrey who was born in Jackson, Mississippi and they lived in downtown Fairplay.
www.oldredbarn.com /history.htm   (794 words)

 Fairplay Colorado Bed and Breakfast Internet Vacation Rentals- Homes Villas Condos B&B's   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Hand Hotel Bed and Breakfast offers genuine western hospitality, high in the heart of the Colorado mountains.
Located in Fairplay, Colorado, the Hand Hotel is surrounded by the quiet beauty of the Rocky Mountains and overlooks the Middle Fork of the South Platte
Each of our eleven rooms carries a distinct personality, reminiscent of the people who settled in South Park and the Fairplay area.
www.ivacationrental.com /handhotel.htm?CID=13170   (194 words)

 Colorado hotel / motel / lodge lodging accommodations, Buena Vista, Salida, Leadville, Twin Lakes
Explore the tallest 14ers in Colorado, experience the beauty and fabulous recreational activities of Turquoise & Twin Lakes.
Your affordable, clean, comfortable room is the perfect TRAILHEAD to all of the wonderful outdoor activities in Lake County.
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www.vtinet.com /14erNet/lodging/hotels-motels.asp   (874 words)

 Harusami & Susan's Haunted South Park Weekend: Colorado Ghosts!
I had been invited to do psychic readings and healings at a Holistic Celebration in Fairplay, Colorado on Saturday, November 16, 2002, Fairplay, located in the high mountains 88 miles west of Denver, is also home to South Park City, inspiration for the popular cartoon show.
My friend Susan suggested we make it a weekend trip, so we booked a two night stay in the "China Mary" room at the old Hand Hotel.
All images or other media containing characterizations of "South Park" are purely for entertainment and parody and are not being used for commercial purposes.
www.harusami.com /south_park   (2899 words)

 SOUTH PARK SHOWCASE, FAIRPLAY, CO   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Featuring Information for residents of and visitors to the South Park region of the Central Colorado Rockies, As well as information on events and recreational opportunities throughout the Fairplay and South Park, Colorado region.
Colorado is experiencing it's worst wildfire season ever.
In the midst of closures of the U.S. Forrest Service and BLM lands within Park County, I find myself heading north over Hoosier Pass into Summit and Grand Counties, into the Arapahoe National Forrest, where (for now as of June 16th) the back country is still accessable, to go fishing and backpacking.
www.stenulson.net /showcase   (425 words)

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