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Top of the Rockies

Leadville Twin Lakes Visitor Center
809 Harrison Ave., Leadville CO 80461
(719)486-3900 / 855-488-1222
Wheeler Opera House Visitor Center – Aspen 
320 E. Hyman Avenue, Aspen CO 81611

With altitudes seldom dipping below 9,000 feet, this byway earns its name. Visit historic mining railroad towns en route to historic Leadville, the highest incorporated community in the U.S. Old mining camps attest to the state’s rich mining heritage. The route crosses the Continental Divide twice and traces the Arkansas River.