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Twin Lakes

Leadville, CO
+1 800-500-5323
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Great view

Loved the lake and mountain view then drove the few miles up to the continental divide! Amazing and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Beautiful beyond words. Nice hikes around or near lakes. Throw on a wet suit and go for a swim... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Von K
Leadville, Colorado
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Formed by a dam, Twin Lakes is surrounded by biking trails and is also enjoyed by fishermen.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“general store” (10 reviews)
“buena vista” (12 reviews)
Leadville, CO
+1 800-500-5323
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved the lake and mountain view then drove the few miles up to the continental divide! Amazing and breathtaking!

Thank Tanyabwilson
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beyond words. Nice hikes around or near lakes. Throw on a wet suit and go for a swim. Great place to run. It's quiet. The mtns loom large.

Thank Von K
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Calm water for low key water activities, sand beach areas. scenery is beautiful. A must visit place.

Thank Becca_6737
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Nice views, good stopping place for a leg stretch. Couple of places to stay (closed), little shop (quite expensive). Number of walks to do. Worth a quick stop unless you want to have a good hike.

Thank a_suthers
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a very small community on the way to Independence Pass and eventually Aspen. I saw this area on a planned drive over the pass to Aspen, and liked it so much that I came back the next day. There are a very few...More

Thank triharder2013
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We got lucky, the weather held. The view at the lake was breath taking. I forgot just how beautiful this state is, this was a great reminder.

1  Thank sjpetree
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Came here again for a 2nd time back in 2012. Had a super blast of a time snowmobiling around Turquoise Lake! Again, just like the previous occasion, I rented a snowmobile from Leadville Ski Country - Tom and Marty's place. Very fine folk, got to...More

1  Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the twin Lakes Lodge across from twin Lakes with a beautiful view of the lake from their porch. Sun was up early and we had a delightful breakfast with homemade cinnamon buns and all kinds of fresh fruit on the porch We had...More

Thank GRITSAtlanta
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Quick ride as you get off independence pass. Nice view but the town is 4 store with a police car at both ends with a dummy in the police car. Whatever

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Absolutely stunning views! Just 2 miles west on Hwy 82, off of Hwy 24, you can see amazing vista's of the surrounding mountains and Twin Lakes at a roadside pull off and there's a public restroom too. Even if you are short on time when...More

Thank spiritravels
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Questions & Answers
Jessie M
7 July 2017|
Response from Sue L |
Not sure if there's a swim beach. But that's Mountain water, it will be very cold. You could probably stand in up your ankles for about five minutes and then you'll have to get back out because you'll be freezing. Most of... More
4 July 2017|
Response from SarahJane519 | Reviewed this property |
There is a twin lakes loop. Check it out on single tracks . Com.
5 June 2017|
Response from SarahJane519 | Reviewed this property |
Beautiful area for walking and exploring too. Maybe this link will help with your question: Ther is a website for twin lakes boat tours. I'm not able to post a link here. Enjoy.