The town of Buckskin Joe is also known as Lauret. It is a deserted Ghost town in the state of Colorado. Buckskin Joe is a mining town and also the County seat of Park county. It is located about 2 miles west of Alma. There are only a handful of residents in the town and most of them are involved in ranching. Other small residences are related to education, shops and stores, though their fore-fathers were involved in mining. Some notable residents of the town include Silver Heels and Horace Tabor.