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Leadville Area Information
Leadville / Twin Lakes Location

Leadville, Colorado • Twin Lakes, Colorado • Lake County

Leadville / Twin Lakes Area of Colorado


Leadville & Twin Lakes are located in the geographic center of Colorado on US Highway 24, approximately 103 miles west of Denver and 129 miles northwest of Colorado Springs. All of the highways in Lake County have been designated by the State of Colorado as the Top of the Rockies Scenic and Historic Byway. Highway 24 North is also the Tenth Mountain Division Memorial Highway. All highways are maintained for safe, year-round travel making Leadville/Lake County easily accessible.


Leadville/Lake County and Twin Lakes can be reached by automobile or by flying into Denver, Colorado Springs or the Eagle County Airport. The Lake County Airport does not have commercial service but can be accessed by private craft. Car rentals are available at the airports. Leadville is not accessible by public ground transportation.

Driving Directions (from

To Leadville, Colorado
To Twin Lakes, Colorado

Leadville is Centrally Located
38 miles south of Vail
103 miles west of Denver
129 miles northwest of Colorado Springs
178 miles east of Grand Junction
214 miles northwest of Trinidad
254 miles northeast of Durango
59 driving miles northeast of Aspen (summer)
130 driving miles northeast of Aspen (winter)
(See Also Leadville
& Lake County Maps)