Cripple Creek is nestled 4 miles north west of Victor and hosts the title of County Seat for Teller County. Cripple Creek is well known in Colorado as one of the gaming towns with 7 casinos in town. Along with the gaming Cripple Creek also has some of the best museums around, showcasing the rich history of the District. As the city is known for its mining history during the summer the city has a herd of Donkeys roaming around. This is always in the summer and Cripple Creek celebrates the donkeys history in the mines with Donkey Derby Days in June. A great time with donkey races and vendors. Also Cripple Creek hosts the Top of the World Rodeo in June. Cripple Creek hosts many festivities through out the year one of the biggest is the Ice Fest in February.