Outdoor Summer Fun in Leadville & Twin LakesJune 2, 2021
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!
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.
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
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.
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