Welcome to the Idaho Springs Chamber of Commerce web site!
Idaho Springs is a mountain community located a short 30 miles west of Denver on I-70 at an elevation of 7,540 feet. With a population hovering around 1,650, Idaho Springs is an eclectic community with much to offer.
Our thriving business community boasts a wide variety of restaurants and unique shops as well as museums, lodging and automotive services. We are truly open for business!
Idaho Springs is a great place to visit, a charming place to live and a vibrant place to operate a business. Enjoy your tour of our web site and then make plans to come and visit. You’ll like what you find!
Most of the color photographs on this web site were taken by local photographer and friend of the Chamber, Doug Glidden.
The vintage photos are from the Historical Society of Idaho Springs collection.
The first significant gold discovery that led to the Colorado Gold Rush was made here in 1859. Our Downtown Commercial District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
For more information about our history and all the things Idaho Springs has to offer, contact our Visitors Center at 303-567-4382.