This town pulses with history and echoes from the past. Located next to two natural lakes, Twin Lakes, Colorado lies at the foot of Mt. Elbert. Twin Lakes was subject to the boom and bust of miners in search of gold and silver. Nowadays, it’s a truly beautiful spot to relax in natural surroundings.
You can fish year round on the lakes or take a canoe or a kayak out to enjoy the incredibly photogenic scenery. The town is also a wonderful spot for hiking, climbing, and exploring the mountains nearby. As the valley here has easy access to the Colorado Trail and the Continental Divide Trail, there are many different routes to take to enjoy a hike through the mountains. In town, you can check out the historic district and the old cemetery.
Visit during summer or fall for the best weather.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Twin Lakes. The hottest month in Twin Lakes is June, when temperatures peak at 79 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -17 ˚F. The wettest month in Twin Lakes is July with 3.12 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 0.11 inches of rain.