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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 October 18, 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 September 12, 2017
GGDesMoines
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Des Moines, IA
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Oct 18, 2017
“A great car ride around to mining sites”
Sep 12, 2017
“Don't worry about getting lost”
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809 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461-3563
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Reviewed October 18, 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.

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank TEKPCL
Reviewed September 12, 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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank GGDesMoines
Reviewed August 27, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed February 18, 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

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Taylor B
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