Leadville is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise! An 11.5-mile trail encircles the city, taking the visitor through the national forests, mining district and to beautiful views of Colorados fourteeners. Located along the trail, which is non-motorized, are descriptions of some of the famous mines. Cyclists and hikers can enjoy the history of various mines located along the trail, through the interpretative signs located at the sites. The paved surface is usable year-round.
Is your quest finding the ultimate in snowmobile riding? Nova Guides would like to invite you to join them in an unforgettable experience in the great outdoors. Nova Guides has access to the largest riding area in the vast White River National Forest. Enjoy a great 360-degree view of the Gore, Ten Mile, Collegiate and Sawatch mountain ranges, as well as the Continental Divide. Breathtaking vistas are yours at 12,000 feet.Take in the scenery and the feel ... Read More
For those who don’t want to be out in the cold, our 13-passenger, heated, four-track Snowcoach is the perfect way to see the Colorado backcountry. Our trails wind their way through the White River National Forest at historic Camp Hale, climbing to 12,000 feet with majestic views of the Colorado Rockies and the Continental Divide. It’s the perfect way to take in all the beauty and scenery the Rocky Mountains have to offer. Be sure to bring your ... Read More
Step back in time as you experience historic Camp Hale, former home to the 10th Mountain Division, by dogsled. Travel silently through scenic Pando Valley and experience the adventure of an ancient form of arctic transportation. Whether you accept the challenge of driving your own team or choose to relax and enjoy the scenery from the passenger seat, dogsledding is truly a unique adventure that you will never forget. Meet your team of affectionate and ... Read More
Enjoy the beauty and splendor of the White River National Forest on our safe and easy to ride four wheelers. Our trails will take you to an elevation over 12,000 feet. Along the way you will experience the historic Camp Hale area, four different mountain ranges and the Continental Divide. Ride through beautiful alpine meadows with wild flowers, rushing brooks and a chance to spot wildlife. All trips include door-to-door transportation and necessary ... Read More
Leadville CO. & Southern Railroad in Leadville, CO
Board the Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad for a memorable journey through the Rocky Mountains. Take pictures of wilderness, wildflowers and wildlife while winding above the valley at 11,000 feet. This trip allows opportunities for breathtaking photos and a chance to learn some information on Colorado railroads and mines. This adventure is suitable for people of all ages and leaves the Leadville depot daily between Memorial Day through early ... Read More
Nova Guides offers the most exciting Jeep and Hummer adventures in the Vail Valley. Climb through open meadows, aspen glades, cross over creeks and enjoy incredible 360-degree panoramic views. Knowledgeable guides will tell you about local history. Enjoy lunch at the beautiful lodge at Camp Hale after the morning ride. The 3-hour tour and the sunset adventure include a snack and beverage on the trail. All trips include rain gear. Read More
Whitewater rafting is sure to provide excitement for the entire family, from the experienced to the novice. The scenery is breathtaking and the experience will not be forgotten. Various trips are available on Class I-V rapids on the Arkansas, Colorado and Eagle rivers. Trips include transportation and all equipment. For the excitement of a lifetime, call the best! Read More
For a fun-filled family adventure, escape into the Rocky Mountains on mountain bikes. Pedal with ease on gravel trails with knowledgeable guides through historic Camp Hale, following the headwaters of the Eagle River. Stop along the way to photograph fields filled with wildflowers, views of the Continental Divide and Colorados highest peaks. Trips include transportation and all equipment. Read More
Play the game of paintball in a natural aspen and pine-tree setting high in the Rocky Mountains. Nova Guides' location at historic Camp Hale offers a "realistic" terrain of tree-bunkers, fox holes and natural rockslides. Nova will provide your group with guns and air, masks and camouflage coveralls. Paintball is a great way to promote team building in your office, or just have a fun time with a group of your friends and family. Transportation available. Read More
Fish some of Colorados famous gold and wild water. Drifting a fly or casting a lure for rainbow, brown, cutthroat and brook trout is waiting for you! Nova Guides float and wade trips take you to the Colorado, Roaring Fork and Arkansas Rivers, as well as high-country lakes, streams and private waters where the fishing is superb and the scenery is breathtaking. Half-day and full-day trips are available and include transportation and all equipment. Read More
Alpenglow Train Tours Adventures provides railroad tour packages every day of the year. We come to your front door with our spacious vans to get you to train stations throughout central Colorado. Choose between 3-, 5-, 8-, or 12-hour tour packages that include many additional family-fun activities along with the excitement of "ridin' the rails!" With our What To Do printable coupon, you can get FREE digital photos and videos, plus a FREE bonus gift. For ... Read More
Featuring spacious limo vans, Aces & 8's features the only door to door transportation service from Colorado's top ski resort communities. Onboard entertainment features Karaoke, $100 trivia contests, Slot Machine tournaments and more! Round trip excursions feature four and one half hours of the very best casino entertainment that the 24 Colorado casinos have to offer. Colorado law requires that gaming patrons be a minimum of 21 years of age and ... Read More
Rafting trips range from family adventure to extreme whitewater excitement trips. The raft trips depart from our offices in Breckenridge, Buena Vista, and the Royal Gorge. Our offices are an easy drive from the Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Canon City, Aspen, Vail, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, and Salida areas. We raft on the Arkansas, Clear Creek, Blue and Colorado Rivers offering half-day to multi-day trips with spectacular ... Read More
Whitewater rafting with KODI Rafting is a great way to enjoy a unique Colorado experience. Let us put the wet & wild in your family vacation! For over twenty years KODI Rafting has provided guided raft trips on some of Colorado's most spectacular rivers. With over 30 raft trips on six Colorado rivers, we provide something for everyone; whether you are looking for a scenic float trip for the whole family or a wild white water challenge. Join us and ... Read More
Tennessee Pass Nordic Center & Cookhouse in Leadville, CO
Overlooking the stunning Sawatch Mountains, our spacious Nordic center is your gateway to all day winter fun! Skis, snowshoes, coffee bar, beer & wine, soups & sandwiches, a toasty woodstove, and a large sunny deck? Yeah, we've got all that! Enjoy over 25 kilometers of set track and wide skate lanes on a groomed trail system that offers ample terrain for every style and ability of skier. From our well-stocked rental program, select classic XC skis, skate ... Read More
Enjoy a Chicago Ridge Snowcat Tours and experience the adventure and excitement of backcountry powder skiing and snowboarding. There are over 2400 acres of treed slopes and open bowls, terrain suitable for the advanced to expert skiers/riders, taking you as high as 12,600 feet in elevation atop the Continental Divide. The slopes vary from 3000 to 10,000 feet in length with vertical drops up to 1400 feet per run. Check in is at the Ski Cooper day lodge. ... Read More
Step back in time and visit our 1886 Victorian Inn, located in the center of Leadville's National Historic District and nestled in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
At this historic hotel:
* Victorian style greets contemporary travelers * Antiques and Victorian architecture paint the streetscapes * Mountain hiking, biking and river rafting are at your back door * Mining, railroading and museum touring are headline attractions * History can be ... Read More
National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum in Leadville, CO
The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum is the perfect place to learn about mining's history. The museum offers exciting exhibits like a realistic walk-through replica of an underground mine and prospector's cave. An incredible collection of gold, silver, ores, crystals and minerals. A huge 24-ounce gold nugget found near Leadville. There are also larger-than-life bronze sculptures, a model railroad and detailed dioramas. Kids will enjoy the fun, ... Read More
Sugar Loafin' Cabins offers:
Full hookup RV sites - 30 and 50 amp -Level, grassy - slideouts OK -
Tent sites under shady pine trees -Table and campfire ring at every site. -Restrooms and shower facilities are warm, fully lighted, comfortable and sparkling clean.
Pets welcome if they are good campers -Nightly ice cream social -DSL data ports -Laundry -Store -Gold panning -Family recreation room with fireplace -Playground
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Located in historic Leadville Colorado, we are open year-round. We offer 33 full service RV sites, including cable TV. We also have 5 grassy tent camping sites and clean, modern restrooms. Come to Leadville for camping, biking, 4-wheeling, hiking, and fishing!. Visit our quaint shops and antique stores, then take in the National Museum of Mining. Our mountain views are breathtaking. Restaurants, shops, and entertainment are walking distance away. This is ... Read More
Twin Lakes Roadhouse Lodge & Cabins in Twin Lakes, CO
Being the closest lodging to the glacial lakes, and the Mt Elbert Trailhead, with Queen PerfectSleepers, a healthy continental breakfast, wireless internet access, cable TV, phones, private baths, and spectacular views from each room, our $98 per night rate is a true bargain. Read More
Ski Cooper, located atop Tennessee Pass, near Leadville is approximately 27 miles South of Vail on U.S. Highway 24, is Eagle County's oldest and Colorado's fifth oldest ski area. Building on its unusually rich history and prime location, Ski Cooper has in recent years earned recognition as one of the nation's most successful and innovative smaller ski areas. Ski Cooper is Colorado's Premier Family Ski Area!! It provides families with both Skiers and ... Read More
Ski Cooper ski area, located atop Tennessee Pass is approximately 27 miles South of Vail on U.S. Highway 24 in Leadville. Ski Cooper is in the heart of the Rocky Mountains with back-country adventure on the Chicago Ridge Snowcat Tours. You can experience the adventure and excitement of back-country powder snowboarding on over 2400 acres of treed slopes and open bowls, terrain suitable for the advanced to expert skiers/riders. We will take you as high as ... Read More
The Leadville National Fish Hatchery was established in 1889 and is the second oldest Federally operated fish hatchery in existence today. Located just outside of Leadville on more than 3,000 acres, the hatchery is a great place to learn about history and enjoy the beautiful mountain surroundings.
The original 1889 hatchery building is still used for fish rearing. Up to a quarter of a million trout are raised here every year and sent to lakes and ... Read More
A popular choice for absorbing the views while saving your legs.
Morning breakfast rides and evening weenie roast rides are a great option for the whole family. These rides are $45 per person and kids under 5 are free!
1 hour rides are perfect for those who are new to horses and are $35 per person.
2 1/2 hour rides are $60 per person.
For the more adventurous riders there are also 1/2 and full day rides available. 1/2 day rides are 3 1/2 hours in length ... Read More
Mackinaw, cutthroat, rainbows, and brown trout are your take at Turquoise Lake. Both spinning and fly rod techniques are used on these trips, depending on what species you're going for, and what they're eating! Boat trips typically start at 8 a.m. by meeting at the shop. You will usually be on the water by 9 a.m., spend six hours on the water, then be back in town by 4:00 p.m. Use of all gear is included in the price. Lunch, soft drinks, and water are ... Read More
Leadville Rod and Gun club offers ATA-registered trap shooting events. All ATA-registered events have their results recorded by the national Amateur Trapshooting Association in Sparta, Illinois.
Shooting Facilities:Outdoor Pistol (50 yds)
Outdoor Rifle (100 yds)
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A two-hour scenic boat tour of Twin Lakes, which includes both lakes and a guided tour on shore of the historic Interlaken Resort. Boat is a 28-foot motor boat that can seat 20. Departs and returns to Red Rooster launching ramp on the upper lake. Tours run daily at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., May through September.
Experienced guides, Jim and Lexie Palmore McMillen, are both Coast Guard licensed captains with years of experience on all waters, Jim formerly in the ... Read More
Leadville Rod and Gun club offers regular rifle and pistol shooting, as well as frequent special events. Leadville Rod and Gun Club also offers corporate and group events with advance notice and planning.
Outdoor Pistol (50 yds)
Outdoor Rifle (100 yds)
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