- Our list of the best things to do in Leadville, Colorado, features the top 75 nearby activities — including 53 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Leadville, CO has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Water Activities, Adventures, and Winter Activities.
- The results below include the top 23 things to do within the city of Leadville, CO , followed by 52 popular activities in nearby cities, including Breckenridge, Frisco, Copper Mountain, Vail, Buena Vista, Idaho Springs and Aspen
Top of the Rockies Ziplines is a local company which offers adventure zipline tours of the Rocky Mountains with their five different ziplines. They also offer combo tour packages which include snow zipping and snowmobile tours.
Mount Elbert, the highest peak in the Rockies mountain range, offers a challenging upward hike from its base and once at the top, visitors can enjoy the breathtaking views of the surroundings which include Leadville, Mt. Massive, Twin Lakes and more.
Hopemore Mine Tour offer informative guided tours of Hopemore Mine which is an old gold mine complete with its authentic and operational equipment including the elevator which dates back to 1907. Inside the mine, visitors can examine multiple rock formations and gain old mining experience.
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Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad offer sightseeing train rides through multiple picturesque landscapes such as the Arkansas River Valley, San Isabel National Forest and more, accompanied by an informative commentary. Visitors are also allowed to explore the caboose and the engine room.
Mayflower Gulch is a trail popular for hiking, snowshoeing and rock climbing. The trail passes through the ruins of Old Boston Mine and offers panoramic views of a variety of landscape vistas which include Pacific, Crystal and and Fletcher mountains.
At the Healy House Museum & Dexter Cabin, visitors can learn about history of Leadville's mining history. The location also offers special programs, offers overnight student trips, and participates in day events.