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Cemetery, Ghost, and Safari Tours

Cemetery, Ghost, and Safari Tours

700 Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO 80461   |   (719) 486-1418   |   Website >

      Take a walk back in time and learn about Leadville’s amazing history. The Delaware Hotel, the town’s beautifully restored and last remaining Victorian hotel, offers a series of guided, narrated Leadville Safari tours from June through September. Local historian Roger Pretti, the author of Lost Between Heaven and Leadville: Specters, Spooks and Shades of the Departed in a Colorado Silver Camp, leads these fun, fact-filled tours.

      Cemetery Tour: Stroll through the Pauper’s Field of Evergreen Cemetery and learn about the town’s early residents.

      • Through Sept. 30 2018
      • Fridays and Saturdays
      • 3 p.m.- 5 p.m.

      Ghost Tour: Learn about Leadville’s legends and energies on this walk through town and hear stories of the spirits in the Delaware Hotel.

      • Through Sept. 30, 2018
      • Fridays and Saturdays
      • 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

      Leadville Safari / Mining District Tour: Drive caravan-style through Leadville’s East Side Mining District, with stops to view mining structures, hear mining history, and imagine Leadville’s boom days. (approximately six miles round trip on dirt roads suitable for cars).

      • Through Sept. 30, 2018
      • Saturdays
      • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

      All tours leave from the Delaware Hotel, are kid friendly, and can be catered to meet the interest of the group. The minimum requirement to enjoy these safaris is two people, with no maximum group size. Call for large group pricing or to arrange a private tour.

      Cost: 

      • $12 for adults
      • $8 for kids under 12