Outdoor Summer Fun in Leadville & Twin Lakes

        This summer, discover the many outdoor adventures waiting in Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado. Enjoy the highest outdoors fun at the top of the Rockies!

        Top of the Rockies Zip Line Leadville CO


        Soar high above the Arkansas River valley with views of Colorado’s highest peaks. It’s the only place in the world you can zipline across a train!


        Go biking! Explore the family-friendly Mineral Belt Trail, a paved 11.6-mile loop around Leadville with original mining equipment, interpretive signs, and scenic views. Roll along dirt trails built by local mountain bikers, including new trails at Turquoise Lake. Loop Turquoise Lake on a road bike or, for the ultimate challenge, head up Independence Pass or Fremont Pass.

        Hiking Leadville CO by mountain.ly on Instagram


        Discover miles of hiking trails that offer trees and views for all ability levels. Choose mellow walks around lakes, adventurous climbs to 14,000’, and everything in between. 📷: @mountain.ly

        Camping near Leadville CO by @zach_hammer_ Instagram


        Spend the night in a tent, a hut, or a yurt! See our camping guide for more info. And be sure to always check current fire restrictions before you head to the woods. 📷: @zach_hammer_


        Leadville Motocross Park by @chaitanya_mccauley on Instagram

        Ride Motocross

        Come experience the best “brown pow” around, and a loamy groomed track at the Leadville Motocross Park! 📷: @chaitanya_mccauley

        Turquoise Lake by @cbertaud11 on Instagram

        Play at the Lakes

        Enjoy large glacial lakes, Turquoise Lake and Twin Lakes. Go fishing. Go boating. Rent a canoe or kayak or SUP. Or simply sit in the sun and watch the waves roll in. 📷: Turquoise Lake by @cbertaud11 on Instagram

        Fishing at Rolling J Ranch with Colorado Fly Fishing Guides


        Catch a big one on the Arkansas River, designated Gold Medal Trout Waters. Or drop a line in Turquoise Lake or Twin Lakes. You can even ride horseback to fish at a remote alpine lake. 📷: @coloradoflyfishingguides


        Your golf ball flies farther at altitude! Tee up at the Mt. Massive Golf Course for a good game and breathtaking views.

        Horseback riding near Leadville by @sampurplehayes on Instagram

        Ride Horseback

        Take a horseback ride through mountain wildflowers with views of the state’s two highest peaks. Trips range from one hour long to multi-day rides with options to camp, hunt, and/or fish. 📷: @sampurplehayes

        Go Off-Roading

        Rent an ATV or bring your own rig and navigate mild-to-wild 4WD roads. Snow melts on Mosquito Pass road in early summer, for a challenging adventure.


        Discover an exceptional skatepark nestled at the top of the Rockies, with rails, stairs, ledges, and more for people of all ages and abilities. 📷: @johnpb10200


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