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Make Monarch Casino Resort Spa your Leaf Peeping Home Base

Make Monarch Casino Resort Spa your Leaf Peeping Home Base

There’s gold in the hills near Monarch! After you strike it rich in sightseeing, continue the experience by staying and playing at Monarch

As fall foliage begins to hit its peak this weekend, you won’t want to miss the pops of golden yellow Aspen dotting through the forests of pine. But before you pack up the car to head to a crowded spot like Kenosha Pass, consider exploring new terrain just 35 minutes west of Denver in Black Hawk.

Enjoy the fall views on a hike at Maryland Mountain in Black Hawk or Golden Gate Canyon State Park in neighboring Golden. If you’d rather take in the views from the car, drive the Peak to Peak Scenic Byway beginning in Black Hawk and heading 55 miles north to Estes Park by way of CO-119, CO-72, and CO-7.

After you’ve snapped your selfies and hiked the trails, head over to Monarch Casino Resort Spa in Black Hawk to catch even more fall color on the roof deck 23 floors up overlooking the valley. Grab a drink, snuggle next to the open fire pits, and take in the view from a comfortable seat on the outdoor sun deck. Or, dial up your leaf peeping a notch and take in the colorful scenery in a steamy outdoor jetted tub!

Dining: Afterward, head down the elevator to grab a filet mignon at the award-winning Monarch Chophouse, enjoy contemporary Latin fare at, nosh on American and Asian-inspired dishes any time of day at Twenty-Four 7 or dabble in endless global cuisine options at The Buffet

Spa: If you’re sore from hiking, indulge in a relaxing massage at our world-class spa equipped with amenities like a mountain stone bath and herbal steam rooms that you can’t find anywhere else. 

Sports: This weekend there are football games scheduled with every college and pro Colorado team at the all-new BetMonarch Sportsbook and Lounge, so why not catch the action on a 22-foot monitor with a state-of-the-art surround sound system? 

Casino: And if you’re having too much fun to head home, stay for the night by booking a room at one of our 516 hotel rooms and suites and try your hand at red hot no limit Baccarat or Blackjack action on the casino floor.

To learn more about entertainment, dining, and spa options, visit

Jordan Sherman M&C Communications | On behalf of Monarch Casino Resort Spa



About Monarch Casino Resort Spa


Monarch Casino Resort Spa is Colorado's premier gaming resort destination. Located only 45 minutes from downtown Denver at 488 Main Street in historic Black Hawk, Colorado, guests who choose to stay, play, and dine at Monarch's award-winning resort can expect the ultimate experience. In 2023, Newsweek readers voted Monarch Casino Resort Spa the 4th “Best Overall Casino Outside of Las Vegas.” Gaming: More than 60,000 square feet of wide-open, red-hot, no-limit gaming space houses 1050 electronic games, 43 table games (including baccarat), a poker room featuring 14 tables including, and a well-appointed self-serve beverage lounge. Dining: Award-winning, elevated dining options include the flagship Monarch Chophouse, Bistro Mariposa, Twenty-Four 7, Buffet, and Java Etc. Lodging: 516 mountain-modern luxury hotel rooms and suites can be found within Monarch's 23-story hotel tower. Spa Monarch: Recognized as a 2023 USA Today 10 Best Hotel Spa finalist, Spa Monarch is a full-service luxury spa available by appointment only. Parking: Monarch has a free enclosed 1,350-space parking garage (including EV chargers), which features hi-tech technology alerting people how many collective and individual spaces are available on each level.

About Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc.

Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRI), was incorporated in 1993 and, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, owns and operates the four-diamond Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada, and the Monarch Casino Black Hawk (formerly the Riviera Black Hawk Casino) in Black Hawk, Colorado, approximately 40 miles west of Denver. For additional information, visit

Monarch Casino Resort Spa
488 Main Street
Black Hawk, CO 80422