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Explore Leadville

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Leadville is one of the most unique towns you will ever visit.  High in the scenic Rocky Mountains (10,000 feet) in Central Colorado this historic town is full of gold rush history.  Its large number of historic Victorian homes, historic downtown, and evidence of mining history makes you feel like you’ve taken a step back in time.

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Welcome to Leadville.   Leadville sits in the heart of Colorado high in the Rocky Mountains.  At an elevation of 10,43...


History of Leadville

Leadville grew out of Oro City, a tent camp from the 1860s gold rush.  In five years, prospectors claimed over $4,000,000 of ...

Historic Church, Leadville, CO


Healy House and Dexter Cabin

Healy House and Dexter Cabin is a pair of house museums owned by History Colorado, the Colorado state historical society.  Th...


Mineral Belt National Recreation Trail

The Mineral Belt Trail is a 12-mile trail all-season biking/walking trail that loops around the city of Leadville. It travels thro...

Upcoming Events

Burro Days (free)

Friday,  July 27


Farmer's Market Salida (free)

Saturday,  July 28


Leadville Train Wildflower Special

Saturday,  July 28


Farmer's Market Buena Vista (free)

Sunday,  July 29

Buena Vista

Leadville Boom Days (free)

Friday,  August 3


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