Elbert County

Some Generic info about Elbert County
  • Elbert County Wildlife Watching

    Wildlife is bountiful in Elbert County. Take Highway 86 in either direction and you are bound to see any number wild animals from several different species of birds including eagles, to elk, antelope, mule and white tail deer, bears, coyotes, wild turkeys and even the occasional mountain lion.

  • Elbert County Points of Interest

    The Elbert County Court House was built in 1912. Read about the massacres and other historical events on the front lawn of the court house. Elbert County Library (Kiowa) was built in 1903 and was originally a Catholic church.

  • Elbert County Festivals

    March/April
    Easter Egg Hunt – Kiowa
    Saturday before Easter in the Town Park in Kiowa
    Contact Town of Kiowa for details.

    May
    Cowboy up in Kiowa
    www.cowboyupinkiowa.org

    June
    Celtic Festival – Kiowa
    June 11th & 12th
    Elbert County Fairgrounds
    303-621-3152
    Colorado Cowboy Camp Meeting
    June 15-19th Campgrounds 14 Miles east of Kiowa, follow signs, interdenominational revival meeting. Children and youth activities, chuck wagon meals. No pre-registration. www.kathrynsweb.com/ranchmen/colorado.htm
    All breeds horse show
    June 19th Elbert County Fairgrounds
    303-621-3152

    July
    Simla Days
    July 2nd & 3rd
    Simla Town Park-Pueblo Ave.
    Historical Society Picnic and Events
    July 4th
    Auction, Pie Contest, Games & Booths
    Elbert County History Museum
    Highway 86 in Kiowa.
    All breeds horse show
    July 17th All breeds horse show
    Elbert County Fairgrounds
    303-621-3152.
    Cowboy Up Rodeo
    July 31st – Aug 1st
    Kiowa
    www.cowboyupinkiowa.org

    August
    1st Colorado Day Ice Cream Social
    August 1st
    AF Nordman Park in Kiowa (Arapahoe and Navajo).
    Cake, Ice Cream and Music. Free! 6:30PM
    Mile High Buckskin show
    August 14th
    Kiowa – Elbert County Fairgrounds.
    303-621-3152
    All breeds horse show
    August 28th
    Elbert County Fairgrounds
    303-621-3152.

    September
    Southern CO Australian Shepherd Club
    September 3-4th
    Elbert County Fairgrounds
    303-621-3152
    Elizabeth Street Fair
    Contact Elizabeth Chamber for more details
    Labor Day hamburger fry
    September 5th
    Simla Town Park
    MRB Memorial Roping
    September 10th
    Elbert County Fairgrounds
    303-621-3152

    October
    Schwab Auction
    October 1st & 2nd
    Elbert County Fairgrounds
    303-621-3152

    December
    Hometown Christmas in Elizabeth
    Parade, caroling and tree lighting. Contact the Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce for details

  • Elbert County Museums

    Elbert County History Museum Hwy 86 in Kiowa
    Open Memorial Day to Labor Day
    www.elbertcountymuseum.org

  • Elbert County Recreation

    FISHING

    Casey Jones Fishing Pond, Hwy 86 and Co Rd 17(north) in the Town of Elizabeth