If it's outdoor adventure you're craving, you will have a wooftacular time visiting the Turquoise Lake just 5 miles west of Leadville North and Leadville. Dubbed for the rare turquoise deposits found near the lake, Turquoise Lake is one of Colorado's most pawpular high-altitude destinations, extending over 1,800 acres.
Year-round, multiple outdoor recreational activities offer you and your pup a tail-wagging good time! Relax on the lake's shorefront beach in the summer months, scavenge for gold and silver in the mines, or set up your tent and camp out under the Colorado night sky. Whatever you choose to do, the Turquoise Lake area offers you and Fido the pawfect getaway treat!
Leadville North and its surrounding areas have so much to offer you and your pup. Wag on over today to discover this hidden gem- you might even find some gold!
Ready for a pawtacular experience in the Prospect Mountain neighborhood of Leadville? The Leadville Colorado & Southern Railroad company invites all four-legged explorers to come ride with their human owners on one of their furtastic trains (which run from May to the beginning of October). Your pup will have a furrific time taking in the beautiful natural scenery of Colorado while woofing in the fresh air in your open air cabin. Fresh water is provided in the gift shop area of the train. The train conductor just might come around to chat with your pup to make sure he's feeling fine and dandy before roaring up the engine. Buckle up pup, 'cause it's time to ride the train! Woof-woooof!