• Downtown Lake City and Town Park

  • Lake San Cristobal Overlook

  • Hinsdale County Courthouse

  • County boat dock at Lake San Cristobal

  • View of Lake San Cristobal from Wupperman Campground

  • Moose at Deer Lakes

  • Ute-Ulay Historic Mine and Townsite Buildings

  • Deer Lakes area

    Deer Lakes Area



The Hinsdale County Lodging Tax Board is currently accepting applications for Lodging Tax Grants to be distributed in 2019.  Pursuant to statute, all revenue collected from the lodging tax is credited to a special fund designated as the Hinsdale County Lodging Tax Fund, and can be used only to advertise and market tourism in accordance with law, for the benefit of those unincorporated areas and municipalities from which the lodging tax originates.  Application forms, requirements and restrictions are available at the Hinsdale County Commissioner's office, at 311 N. Henson St., Lake City, CO 81235 or downloadable here.  Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2018, by mail, in person or by e-mail.  Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Successful applicants will be notified prior to the end of the year.  Applicants who received funding in 2018 must provide an accounting of all monies spent in 2018 in addition to completing a new application.  Contact County Administrative Assistant Sandy Hines at 970-944-2225 or email office@hinsdalecountycolorado.us with questions.


US 50 Little Blue Creek Canyon Project



SB 152 Facts - Ballot Question 1A

Hinsdale County voters will have the option of approving Ballot Question 1A on the November 6 General Election ballot, which allows Hinsdale County to “opt out” of the restrictions of SB 152, a bill passed by the Colorado state legislature in 2005 which removed local communities' authority to take steps to use publicly owned infrastructure to offer telecommunications services. For more information and to read the ballot question in full, click here.

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