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Turquoise Lake: Leadville’s Sparkling Gem

Five miles west of Leadville sits Turquoise Lake, one of Colorado’s favorite high-altitude recreation destinations. Dammed in the 19th century and named for the rare turquoise deposits found nearby, Turquoise…

Grand West Village Resort

Tucked in a lodgepole pine forest, just minutes from Historic Downtown Leadville, is the Grand West Village Resort. What can best be described as the quintessential Colorado resort, it consists…

Bike the Winter Blues Away

Don’t hang up your bike just because the trails are covered in snow. Grab a fat bike and head to one of Leadville’s numerous groomed trails. In this high-altitude city,…

Solitude and Serenity Accompany High-Mountain Fishing

Despite being landlocked, Colorado offers hundreds of stunning locations for fishing. With an abundance of snow and subsequent runoff, the Centennial State boasts more than 6,000 miles of streams and…

Follow the Train Line on Hagerman Pass

In the late 19th century, the president of the Colorado Midland Railroad built a line from Leadville to Aspen. Today, Hagerman Pass follows this train line, providing an adventurous way…

Play Like a Kid in Leadville’s Big Backyard

Leadville is a world-renowned recreation destination. Whatever the season, there’s an exciting and fun activity waiting for you. With its cooler temperatures, sunny, blue skies, and fields full of wildflowers,…

Camp Under Colorado’s Brightest Stars

When you feel the need to unplug, to step away from the chaos of everyday life, there’s no better solution than camping. With a campfire before you and the bright…

Bike For Miles Along High Mountain Roads

It’s no secret Coloradans are passionate about biking. For many, two-wheeled fun means hitting roads and paths the moment the snow has melted. With Colorado’s endless blue skies and 300…

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Ice Fishing in Leadville

Fishing season doesn’t have to end when the lakes freeze over. For some, this is the best time of year to fish. Imagine, it’s just you, the shanty, the winter…

A Golf Course For Summer and Winter Sports

Tucked under Turquoise Lake, amid fir, spruce, and pine trees is the secluded and spectacular Mt. Massive Golf Course. With 360° views of the Sawatch, Collegiate, and Mosquito Mountain Ranges,…

Mountain Bike Among the Clouds

Colorado is paradise for the knobby-tired tribe in more ways than one. So much so, mountain bikers come from all parts of the globe to take advantage of Colorado’s world-renowned…