The Central Mountain region offers the highest concentration of Colorado’s 14ers. From Leadville to Westcliffe, 18 of Colorado’s 53, 14,000-foot peaks rise from the valleys – with a long list of less-climbed 13,000-foot peaks. Old mining and logging roads offer great four-wheel-drive routes, and thousands of trail miles keep hikers and mountain bikers entertained.
Choose your adventure
Take a Hike
World Class Mountain Biking
Fun for all ages
The Central Mountains have the highest concentration of 14ers in Colorado, old mining roads and hundreds of miles of trails.
Enjoy float trips, kayaking, whitewater parks for kayakers, river surfers and SUPs, or convenient fishing access points and high alpine lakes.
Explore the history of the area, visit historic townsites, on interpretive mining history trails, or visit a dinosaur museum.
Go skiing or snowboarding at Monarch Mountain or Ski Cooper, find miles of groomed trails for snowmobiling, XC skis, snowshoes or fat bike.
Experience an adrenaline-filled activity at a zipline or adventure parks, or spend a day relaxing day with a round of golf or soaking in a natural hot springs.