Located at 10,152 feet above sea level, Leadville is a part of Lake County, Colorado. The towering presence of Mt. Elbert and Mt. Massive gives a unique appeal to the town’s landscape. Twin Lakes are nestled in the shadow of Mt. Elbert and offer spectacular vistas of the adjacent peaks. A drive on the Top of the Rockies Scenic and Historic Byway can be an enriching and unwinding experience.The urban landscape is typified by Victorian structures including the famous Delaware Hotel. Every August the Leadville Boom Days celebration with its gunslingers and mining contests attract thousands of tourists.