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Twin Lakes

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Address: Leadville, CO
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Formed by a dam, Twin Lakes is surrounded by biking trails and is also...

Formed by a dam, Twin Lakes is surrounded by biking trails and is also enjoyed by fishermen.

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Beautiful area

Twin lakes is a great place for views. We went in winter so the lake was frozen but there were some people on snowmobiles. Cool area will have to come back in the summer to see it... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
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Queensland, Australia
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148 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The day we visited it was a bleak miserable day wit low cloud and misty rain, very cool even in the mid summer. On a sunny day it could be a great place to spend some time.

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Thank Perry W
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51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Twin lakes is a great place for views. We went in winter so the lake was frozen but there were some people on snowmobiles. Cool area will have to come back in the summer to see it then.

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Thank almarcusp23
Chicago
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We stayed here for 10 days at a Vrbo in pan ark estates. High atop the mountain, spectacular views of the mountain range and lake. Convenient to Leadville and buena vista. Walked down by the lake to explore. Would loved to have canoed, boated on the lake, we were there in October. There is an old mansion on the property... More 

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New Jersey
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Stopped here on our way to Leadville.. Late September and the Arsenal were a spectacular yellow. We picked up a picnic lunch and just hung out for hours. Must See!

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Thank Maggie214
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Twin Lakes is a great quaint village that affords lodging, food, fishing, camping, hiking and great outdoor fun! Lake Creek provide great rainbow & brown trout and Twin Lakes have some great lake trout. The pace is slow, quiet and relaxed yet, there are plenty of activities for the whole family!

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Thank Tennesseepasskid
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40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Nice area to visit. Very scenic and good fishing. Old historic town, watch your speed through here. You pass through here on your way to Leadville from Independence Pass.

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Thank Tom D
Sainte-Sophie, Canada
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

You can just walk and admire the landscape, have a time to have reflextion, just a place to be and relax...

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Thank dpoi
Woodland Park, Colorado
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82 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is our favorite place to camp in the summer. The scenery is just beautiful. Also a good place to boat and fish.

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Very nice drive from Vail area, and got a chuckle out of the town of Twin Lakes. Across from the general store and visitor center sits a real sheriffs car tucked under the trees, appearing to the wary as a speed trap. As the area has a 35 mule an hr speed zone thru , the sheriffs car and the... More 

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Joplin, Missouri
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133 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Fairly primitive camping. 1 vault toilet, 1 snap down faucet, and 1 bear proof dumpster per camping loop. No lights, no hookups. Firewood available from camp host. DO NOT leave campfire unattended. Have a bucket to carry water in from the snapdown faucet. Rules are strict to protect the forest, and must be observed. Do not tie anything to any... More 

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