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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, ...

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        Downtown Leadville Walking Tour

        809 Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO  |  (719) 486-3900  |  Website >

              Much of Leadville’s downtown—70 square blocks surrounding Harrison Avenue—is designated a National Historic Landmark District of Victorian architecture. In this colorful district, see buildings built between 1880 and 1905, including the largest opera house west of the Mississippi, the saloon visited by Oscar Wilde, and two historic 1879 churches. Maps are available at the Visitor Center at 809 Harrison Avenue in ...

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              Leadville National Fish Hatchery

              2846 Highway 300, Leadville, CO 80461  |  (719) 486-0189  |  Website >

                    Watch fish swish at the Leadville National Fish Hatchery, built in 1889 and the nation’s second-oldest federal hatchery. Tours, Trails, and Picnics For a close-up view of the fish production process, take a self-guided tour through this brownstone building, with tanks of fish inside and out. Tours are available by appointment to organized groups. Walk the hatchery’s scenic one-mile nature trail ...

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                    Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad

                    326 East 7th Street, Leadville, CO  |  (866) 386-3936  |  Website >

                          Ride the Leadville scenic train, and step back in time to when mining and railroading were a large part of Leadville’s economy. This trip takes you high into an alpine environment with spectacular views of Colorado's highest peaks, wildflowers, and sometimes even wildlife. Old Rail Route High into the Wilderness Journey from Leadville’s depot, built in 1896, to the Continental Divide ...

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                          Route of the Silver Kings

                          809 Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO  |  (719) 486-3900  |  Website >

                                Take a driving tour through the 20-square-mile historic mining district surrounding Leadville, on dirt roads. Most are passable in cars. The Route of the Silver King tour has 12 stops, including mines, power plants, ghost towns, and mining camps. Maps are available at the Visitor Center at 809 Harrison Avenue in Leadville. For the route, download a Heritage Guide or pick up ...

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                                Twin Lakes Interlaken Boat Tours

                                5585-5591 CO-82, Twin Lakes, CO 81251  |  (866) 936-3654  |  Website >

                                      Feel like an explorer while crossing Twin Lakes in a motor boat bound for Interlaken, a ghost resort on the lakes’ far shore that can only be reached by boat or by foot. On this narrated two-hour tour, enjoy the sparkling water and warm sun on some of Colorado's largest glacial lakes. Once the boat lands, roam the buildings where the ...

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