Travelers are voting Green Mountain Reservoir, Pacific Tarn and Dillon Reservoir as the best of 9 lakes near Leadville. There are 3 lakes near Buena Vista a city just 30 km from Leadville and 19 lakes near Empire which is 48 km distant. The most popular of these are Antero Reservoir near Buena Vista and Barker Meadow Reservoir in Empire. You can find 53 lakes in Colorado and 2105 lakes in the country of United States. Our members favorite in Colorado is Barker Meadow Reservoir and Lake Superior is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of lakes near Leadville.