Allenspark, Co. was established in 1918 and is on Colorado's oldest scenic byway. The 55 mile Peak-to-Peak Scenic Byway is particularly popular during the fall when aspen trees turn golden under crisp blue mountian skies. Allenspark at one time was a hot spot of ski jumping. Between the years 1922 and 1940, skiers came for tournaments held in Allenspark. The town got it's name from early settler Alonzo Allen who homesteaded in 1864.
Region: Northern Front Range Regional Information
Proximity to other towns: Located 17 miles from Boulder, 9 miles from Ward, 10.5 miles from Jamestown, 11.8 miles from Estes Park, 16.6 miles from Nederland, 16.9 miles from Lyons
Elevation: 8521 feet
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