With an array of activities and programs geared just for families, Leadville is the perfect family get-away. From Historic Train rides and Cave Tours to 12 miles of paved bike paths that showcase some of the highest peaks in Colorado, Leadville has everything you need to keep the family busy.
Vacations should be a time of reconnecting, and creating precious memories with your family. Leadville insures that you will have plenty of opportunities to do just that.
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
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
A Lake County icon, this facility was built in the 1920s. Thanks in part to major repairs in 2006-2008, the gym is still the community hub of recreation, offering indoor playing facilities with balcony seating and a full weekly schedule of events. 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
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
The skatepark plan integrates contemporary street plaza and transition elements that will include rails, stairs, ledges, banks, gaps, and bowl-type construction appropriate for different ages, user groups and abilities, as well as to safely accommodate gathering spectators. Read More