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Not to be mistaken with several other camps and mines in Colorado that went by some variant of the name Adelaide, Adelaide Park was a small mining camp that grew up quickly in Eagle County amidst the excitement of the mines surrounding it, including the Polar Star on nearby New York Mountain. It never officially incorporated or possessed a town government. This is a classic example of the thousands of rough and tumble places where miners threw up cabins for shelter as quickly as possible and then headed off to work the mines. The suburb of Upper Fulford was located in a small meadow, about a half-mile east of that town. At some point during its short history, it was absorbed by its neighbor.


Today, virtually nothing is left and even less is known about the little camp of Adelaide Park. Even the meadow where it once existed is being overtaken by aspen and pine trees, and if you're not careful, you'll walk right past it. The quickly crumbling remains of three cabins and many foundation depressions are all that remain today.

Along with its nearby neighbors, Upper Fulford and New York Cabins, with each passing year, the little camp of Adelaide Park fades away just a bit more.

Easy Drive on Paved or Graded Dirt Roads
Moderate Hike Required