Settled in the 1860s, Buffalo Creek, CO is a tiny unincorporated community just south of Pine before Deckers. There was a population of 184 residents in 2010.
Buffalo Creek resides at an elevation of 6,762 feet in Jefferson County. There is a Buffalo Creek Post Office with a zip code of 80425.
The area around Buffalo Creek was originally settled by non-natives in the 1860s. It got its name from the stream, Buffalo Creek. The town was officially established around 1877, with the post office opening up a year later in August of 1878.
Surrounded by the Pike National Forest, Buffalo Creek has an abundance of nearby outdoor recreation.
Camping – The Pike National Service manages a myriad of campsites in the region.
Fishing – The South Platte River is close and provides excellent trout fishing.
Hiking – The Colorado Trail can be accessed five miles from town.
Activities near Buffalo Creek
- Bucksnort Saloon (4mi)
- Staunton State Park (13mi)