Ready to get your jeep or ATV dirty? The hills around Leadville and Twin Lakes, Colorado, are crisscrossed with 4WD roads sure to give thrills and challenge your skills. Find mysterious mines, rocky passes, and scenic stream crossings. For a taste of our scenery, explore this video of Peek-a-Boo Gulch 4WD road, along Hwy. 82 west of Twin Lakes, by Josh Bauer of Bauer Images.
Visitors: Leadville, Twin Lakes, and surrounding forests are under a Stage 2 fire ban as of Oct. 3, 2019. Please check the restrictions on campfires, grills, and stoves; smoking; shooting and explosives; and off-roading on Lake County OEM’s Facebook page. And have a wonderful, safe visit!
(Please note: Due to historic snows in 2019, Mosquito Pass is currently closed. Please follow the U.S. Forest Service on Facebook for updates.)
Visiting in winter? Tour the backcountry by snowmobile.