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A great car ride around to mining sites

We walked downtown Leadville using the historical walking tour map, then did the car driving tour... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
TEKPCL
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Troy, Michigan
Don't worry about getting lost

Don't worry about getting lost; because you easily might. The maps from the visitor center no... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
GGDesMoines
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Des Moines, IA
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809 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461-3563
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We walked downtown Leadville using the historical walking tour map, then did the car driving tour of the mines in the surrounding mountains. It was a complete experience.

2  Thank TEKPCL
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Don't worry about getting lost; because you easily might. The maps from the visitor center no longer show road numbers and the county has removed many of the route number signs. Also not all intersecting roads are shown. That said it is a good drive...More

1  Thank GGDesMoines
Reviewed 28 August 2017

If you are interested in shooting photography of old mine ruins or the mining heritage of the Leadville area, this driving tour is a great experience. There are many old mine remnants and relics in the area just outside of Leadville. The driving tour offers...More

1  Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 19 February 2017

There is no better way to learn about the history of the mining industry in Colorado in the late 1800s and early 1900s than to drive the 20-square-mile Route of the Silver Kings that begins at the Leadville/Lake County Visitor Center located at 809 Harrison...More

3  Thank Taylor B
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