Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Colorado: State & National Resources

  • 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



Stage 1 Fire Restrictions - 6/18/20

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions are now in effect for all unincorporated areas of Hinsdale County. As part of the Stage 1 Restrictions, using a fire is prohibited except within permanent fire pits or grates on private property or developed recreation sites. Use of explosive materials is prohibited as well as smoking outdoors. The Stage 1 Fire Restrictions went into effect at 8 a.m. on June 18, 2020.

Resolution 9, Series 2020 - Hinsdale County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Rio Grande National Forest Fire Restraitons

San Juan National Forest Fire Restrictions


Census employees are distributing packets in Lake City and Hinsdale County starting this week. Most of the country gets their packets in the mail but PO Boxes do not count as an address.The packets are in white plastic "2020Census" bags.

HINSDALE COUNTY RESIDENTS! you don't need to wait for the questionnaires! You can go online right now to and complete the questionnaire online.


State of the County

Hinsdale County Board of County Commissioners has released a State of the County report. Download the document here.

County Goals

Hinsdale County Board of County Commissioners has approved the Department & Commission Goals and Strategic Actions for 2020. To download the document, click here.


Monitor the Hinsdale County Emergency Facebook page for up-to-the-minute emergency notifications or information.

   To receive emergency alerts, download the CodeRED app, or register here.


How Do I...

Submit a CORA Request

          Download the CORA request form here. Complete and return to the Hinsdale County Administration Office, 311 N. Henson St., Lake City OR email to: Hinsdale County Administrative Assistant.

Check Employment Opportunities

          Click here to go to the Human Resources page

Submit an Employment Application

           Download an Employment Application here. Submit the application by email to:, or by mail to: Hinsdale County, PO Box 277, Lake City, CO 81235.





County Meetings

Hinsdale Commissioners will meet in the Coursey Annex, however in-person meetings are limited to ten or less in the Coursey Annex

BOCC Regular Meetings -

July 1 - AGENDA

July 15

Marketing Committee Meeting - June 19

Planning Commission Meeting