The Silver King Inn & Suites is at the Top of the Rockies!
Take Highway 91 South off of West Interstate 70 just before Copper Mountain Ski Resort. Drive 22 miles to the Historic town of Leadville. As you enter Leadville you will veer left onto Hwy 24 also known as Poplar St. You will see the Silver King Inn and Suites on the left.
We are conveniently located for any of your needs with several businesses within walking distance & our historic downtown is only a short 1 mile drive! Click here to learn more!
There are many fun & exciting activities nearby!
Ski Cooper (7 miles)
Mount Elbert/Mount Massive Hiking Trails (12 miles)
Mount Massive Golf Course (3 miles)
Turquoise Lake (5 miles)
Twin Lakes (18 miles)
Pictures by Stephanie Wagner & Shannon Ferguson
Leadville, Colorado sits at the heart of the Rockies at 10,152ft making it the highest incorporated city in the United States. Situated within the San Isabel National Forest and surrounded by three wilderness areas, Leadville is popular with hikers and campers. The Mount Massive Wilderness, the Buffalo Peaks Wilderness, and the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness are all within a few miles of Leadville. We’re home to the 2 highest peaks in Colorado, Mount Massive & Mount Elbert & are notable for having a large number of 14,000 foot peaks viewable from town.
Leadville has an alpine subarctic climate with cold winters and mild summers. Need a break from the heat? Summers rarely peak above 72 degrees & we see over 310 days of sunshine throughout the year!
Snow falls 9 months a year here making us the first & last place in Colorado for snow in the season. We average 149 inches a year & maintain it with over 100 miles of groomed trails.
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Once a booming mining camp, Leadville is one of the last preserved mining towns in the state and has more original turn-of-the-century buildings and houses than any other mountain community. There is no shortage of heritage tourism opportunities here. Leadville also has more museums and historical sites per ca-pita than nearly any other city in Colorado. Originally called Silver City, Leadville was the last place Doc Holliday was a law man and the first proposed capital of the state. In the late 19th century, it was the second most populous city in Colorado, after Denver.
Leadville is truly a mecca to be experienced! Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiasts, history buff, or just looking to enjoy life 2 miles high, we have it all!
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Experience Leadville & play like the locals!
Leadville, Colorado, stars in a Street Level series from Colorado Public Television (Channel 12). In two intriguing shows, host Juliana Broste will honor 10th Mountain Division heroes, snowcat to Chicago Ridge, schuss Ski Cooper, explore Leadville’s fat tire biking scene, visit the Tabor Opera House, and check out Tennessee Pass Cookhouse and sleep yurts.
Watch both episodes below!
Check out what’s going on at Freight!
Open Mic Night Thursday’s at Freight
We’re back! Come join us from 5-9pm for our weekly open mic night. Sign up is free and you get 10 minutes to perform comedy, poetry or your own songs! Bar will be open and charcuterie boards available from 3-9pm.
Beers for Queers
Friday, June 11th
Queers having beers! Come to our monthly night of Leadville’s LGBTQ+ community, their allies, all identities and orientations for beers, music and games. This all age friendly event is welcoming of anyone and everyone! Special cocktail and mocktail menu and light fare available from 6-10
Check out our upcoming events & click here for more info on Daily rides!
HOLIDAY EXPRESS COMING WINTER 2021-22
Enjoy seating in one of our three brand-new heated lounge cars with comfortable booth seating and large windows. Reservations will be for purchase by table and no individual seating will be sold. We will have the Fir Table which seats 1-2 people and we have our Spruce Table which seats 1-4 people. Our lounge cars will have an attendant who will assist in answering any questions you may have.
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Check out all the fun things to do in & around Leadville with our free online guides!
For more information on Leadville & Twin Lakes please visit the official website below
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