This small and peaceful town in the Rocky Mountains is home to just over a hundred families. Located just south of Steamboat Springs and northwest of Denver, the Twin Lakes town is a precious gem in the Colorado mountains.
In the summertime, you can go fly fishing on one of Twin Lakes’ five lakes or take a scenic highway up to Independence Pass to get a look at some of Colorado’s most breathtaking scenery.
Its major attraction is its Whitewater Rafting. The lake has 2 small islands made up primarily of sandstone that are home to many species of birds, trees, shrubs, and other plants. It has a lot of natural beauty to offer with its crystal clear lakes, horseback riding trails, boat tours to Historic Interlaken Resort, and majestic mountain peaks.
At Twin Lakes, there are campgrounds available, as well as dispersed camping in various nearby places. On the southeast side of the Twin Lakes dam, no camping or fires are allowed. Besides its breathtaking scenery and vast landscapes, there’s a lot to do when you visit Twin Lake, Colorado!
Despite its size, this town has many things to offer like the local Twin Lakes General Store, Saloon, the library, and the community center. The Twin Lake Community Center offers a variety of activities such as arts and crafts classes for kids and Zumba sessions for adults.
The Twin Lakes area is great for outdoor recreation, with multiple ways to enjoy the outdoors from hiking and fishing to snow sports. Find out how to stay safe in the backcountry during the winter. Also, learn how to maintain Leadville and Twin Lakes looking their best.
There are several breweries in the area and restaurants in downtown Twin Lakes serving up fresh and local ingredients.
It also offers a variety of attractions from museums to historical sites and ghost tours. There’s even an observatory for those interested in astronomy, you can go also visit the Shooting Star Gallery.
In addition to all these activities, Twin Lakes is also known for its delicious food options like fresh fruit ice cream which you can find at the ice cream shop on Main Street, or other delicious food places like ‘The Log Cabin‘.
After a day of adventures, Twin Lakes has a lot of inns, B&B, lodge, and cabins that you can book ahead of time. From May through October, the Twin Lakes Inn is available nightly to the public, as well as on weekends and for private events during the winter season. You may visit Leadville Twin Lakes to know what’s new in town!
See you at the lakes!