10 Winter Adventures at Leadville & Twin Lakes

        Leadville skyline by @speters86 on Instagram

        If you’re seeking winter adventures, you’ll find treasures at Leadville and Twin Lakes. Discover 10 ways to have fun at the top of the Rockies! If you’re headed into the wilderness, be sure to check our Colorado Backcountry Winter Safety page, and know before you go! (📷: @speters86 / Instagram)

        1) Dogsled

        Go dogsledding! Let happy huskies pull you past phenomenal views of forests, lakes, and Colorado’s highest peaks.

        Dogsledding in Leadville CO

        2) Ski or Ride Cooper

        Enjoy the wide-open spaces at this family friendly “resort.” Skip the lift lines and pretense at Cooper. Enjoy terrain for all abilities!

        Ski Cooper

        3) Fat Bike

        The Timberline trails are made for and groomed by local mountain bikers. Come fat bike Perma-Grin and many others for an ear-to-ear smile! (📷: @scooley701 / Instagram)

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        4) Nordic Ski

        Glide along impeccably groomed trails at Mount Massive Golf Course Ski and Snowshoe Trails. And revel in Colorado’s best mountain views! (📷: @glenndawg15 / Instagram)

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        5) Snowshoe

        Take a snowshoe trek above treeline, to a lakeside ghost resort, or through Leadville’s historic mining district with stunning views.

        Snowshoeing Leadville Winter Trails

        6) Snow Zipping

        Fly above snow-covered trees at 12,800’ on the Top of the Rockies Zip Line!

        Top of the Rockies Zipline in Leadville CO

        7) Snow Zooming

        Explore Leadville’s historic mining district and Turquoise Lake on a snowmobile tour! (📷: @ingridcg.fit / Instagram)

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        8) Ski to Lunch & Dinner

        Nordic ski or snowshoe one forested mile to a delicious gourmet meal at the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse.

        Tennessee Pass Cookhouse Leadville Colorado

        9) Ice Skate

        Twirl under the sun or stars at Leadville’s open-air skating rink.

        10) Go Sledding

        Slide down the tall, fast Dutch Henry Sledding Hill for a screaming good time! (📷: @sparkles932 / Instagram)

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        Plan Your Trip

        After your adventures, warm up in our mining and history museums. Dine in igloos, by fire pits, and in historic Victorian building. And explore our genuine and historic mountain towns, Leadville and Twin Lakes.

        Take your pick of great places to stay. Escape to a cabin in the woods, a Victorian home in town, a cozy B&B, or comfy hotel, motel, or hostel!

        Book Your Stay Today!

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