Twin Lakes Colorado: in heart of the high country.

The Twin Lakes Community would like to introduce you to our little village of Twin Lakes Colorado.  Located 21 miles southwest of Leadville and 36 miles east of Aspen, our historic town sits in the shadow of Colorado’s highest peak, Mt. Elbert and overlooks the beautiful Twin Lakes.  Situated along the “Top of the Rockies Scenic Byway,” with Independence Pass, one of the highest paved passes in the state, just up the road; any direction you happen to glance you will find ways to play and an profusion of natural beauty here in Twin Lakes Colorado.

Colorado's highest point is right in our backyard at Twin Lakes Colorado.

Colorado’s highest point is right in our backyard.

LakeView, Twin Lakes Colorado

The naturally formed glacial lakes are surrounded by mountains over 13,000 feet high. This setting provides a spectacular backdrop for a wide variety of recreational opportunities. On this site you will find information for vacationers, fisher folk, hikers, skiers, just about anyone looking for outdoor enjoyment opportunities. Summer and year round residents may click on community information for events and items that may interest them. In all we hope this site will help you fall in love with this very special place we call Twin Lakes Colorado.