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. For an adventure, those with experience and the right equipment can brave the Mosquito Pass Road.
Care for Colorado!
- Check for Fire Restrictions — and Follow Them!
- Take Care with Fire
- Travel & Camp on Durable Surfaces
And please take our Adventure by Nature Pledge.
Thank you for helping to protect our forests and homes!
Winter & Spring Trips
Visiting in winter or early spring? Tour the backcountry by snowmobile. Please check our Colorado Backcountry Winter Safety Resources and the current avalanche forecast before you head into the backcountry!