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UnReal Showing at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

April 15th
Are you ready to ride? Join FAR and TGR for an exciting day of great riding, an epic film, and meeting up with other trail enthusiasts. Group rides begin at 4:30 on the Royal Gorge Park Trails, followed by refreshments and beverages, then a specia


Fremont County Community Concert Association Concert

April 26th
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 7:00 pm - Canon City High School Auditorium, 1313 College Ave. NEW ODYSSEY New Odyssey (3 Guys - 30 Instruments) is a cover band from Chicago playing all types of music from across the decades, including today&#


Music and Blossom Festival

May 4th
Celebrate spring at the  The Canon City Music & Blossom Festival. The Festival is the largest school band competition in the state & concludes with a parade down Main Street. There is so much to do, the oldest rodeo in Colorado takes


Royal Gorge Pro Rodeo

May 5th
May 5-7 | 7:00 PM Fremont County Rodeo Grounds Popular Avenue at South 9th Street The Royal Gorge Rodeo is the oldest Continuous rodeo in Colorado. Activities go far beyond just the traditional rodeo. Mounted shooting competitions, conce


runBlossom - Half Marathon, 5k & 5 mile Runs

May 6th
runBlossom now includes a 1/2 marathon and both a 5k & 5mile option as well as a Kids' Fun Run & Toddler Trot.  The races take place along the Arkansas Riverwalk in historic Cañon City, Colorado in conjunction with the citi

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Heritage & Agri-Tourism

Welcome to Fremont County, Colorado.

The Arkansas River through Fremont County was the route followed by early explorers, trappers and mountain men including Zebulon Pike in 1806 and the County’s namesake John C. Fremont in several expeditions during the 1840s. Located 30 miles southwest of Pikes Peak, notable dinosaur fossil discoveries have been made here since the 1870s. Wide-ranging geologic sites provide examples of numerous eras in earth history, as well as a rich assortment of minerals.



We invite you to discover the vibrant heritage of our area. 

Click the links below to begin your journey:

Introduction to Fremont County, Colorado Heritage & Natural History

Self Guide Tours

Fremont County History

Geology of Fremont Country