Leadville / Twin Lakes Tourism
At an elevation of 10,152 feet, Leadville is the highest incorporated city in North America. It’s also one of the most historic and beautiful spots around. Located in the center of Colorado, 103 miles west of Denver and 129 miles northwest of Colorado Springs, Leadville is known for its affordable prices, rich history, Victorian architecture, friendly small-town atmosphere, extreme races and competitions, and breathtaking scenery. Nearby Twin Lakes, located 15 minutes from Leadville at the eastern entrance to Independence Pass, is also a National Historic District and a popular destination for camping, boating, hiking, fishing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. Everything that is Colorado is here; shouldn't you be here, too?