The Ghost Towns of Vicksburg & Winfield are located 16 miles north of Buena Vista on Hwy 24. Make a left on County Road 390. Travel west 8 miles to Vicksburg & Winfield at 12 miles (from the turnoff). Both towns are located in beautiful Clear Creek Canyon. There is a river with beaver ponds and a trailhead for Mt Oxford. There are several campgrounds along with a number dispersed campsites along the road. The first photo in this gallery is from the Climax Mine. The next 4 photos are located north of County Road 390. The rest where shot at Vicksburg & Winfield, Colorado. These ghost towns sprung up from the mining in the area during the 1880s.
Map of Vicksburg & Winfield Colorado