For our winter costomers, Leadville/Lake County has many activities to offer the winter/snow enthusiast:
Ski Cooper, Nordic Center at Ski Cooper, Cross-country skiing (11-mile Mineral Belt Trail, Turquoise Lake, Hut Trails).Sleigh Rides, Snow Mobiles, Dutch Henry Sledding Hill, Ice-skating Ring, Ice Climbing, Ice-fishing, Aquatic Center (Olimpic sized-pool, sauna, and hot tub), Movie Theatre, Altitudes Fitness Center, National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum,Copper Mountain is only 25 miles away for the skier needing more challenging slopes, but Leadville is an affordable place to stay.
Healy House and Dexter Cabin (1800's Victorian home and cabin), Heritage Museum and Gallery.
Horace and Baby Doe Tabor Legend: Tabor Opera House Tours and Productions (check for summer production), Matchles Mine and Baby Doe Tabor Cabin Museum, Tabor Home, Healy House Productions: Tale of Two Tabors and Mollie Brown and Friends.
Mineral Belt Trail (12-mile non-motorized,hiked and bike trail).
Mountains to hike (Fourteeners,such as the highest peak in Colorado, Mount Elbert is near Leadville.)
Fishing:( Turquoise Lake, Twin Lakes, Forebay, Arkansas River headwaters and recreation, plus more....),Horseback Riding, Mount Massive Golf Course,Jeep/ATV/and Hummer Rentals and Tours, Twin Lakes Boat Tours.
Rafting nearby on arkansas River and in Vail Valley.
Other Activities : Leadville Colorado and Southern Railroad Tourist Train, Fish Hatchery
Drives : Independence Pass, Battle Mountain, Four-Wheel Drive Passes :Mosquito Pass, Weston Pass, Hegerman and others too numerous to name.