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Location: 910 Colorow Road, Golden, CO
Lookout Mountain Nature Center and Preserve is a 110-acre park that was originally the summer home of Charles Boettcher, a prominent Denver entrepreneur. Donated by his granddaughter in 1968, i...
Location: Off 6th Avenue at 19th Street, Golden, CO
Triceratops Trail features a half-mile hiking trail, which leads through 68 million years of Colorado's pre-history.
Along the way there are footprints and other impressions left by di...
Location: I-70 Exit 250, Golden, CO
The city of Denver maintains a herd of buffalo in a natural setting. The buffalo are direct descendants of the last wild buffalo herd left in America. Bring a camera for excellent photo opportu...
Location: I-70 at Exit 254 (Genesee Park Exit), Golden, CO
Genesee is Denver's largest mountain park containing 2,341 acres. Bison may be viewed from the scenic overlook along I-70. Located off Stapleton Drive is the trailhead of popular hiking ...
Location: 18301 West Colfax Avenue, Golden, CO
Location: 987-1/2 Lookout Mountain Road, Golden, CO
One of the Wild West's greatest showmen, Bill Cody got his start herding cattle, mining for gold, and riding for the Pony Express.
The Buffalo Bill Museum was started in 1921 by John...
Location: 17155 West 44th Avenue, Golden, CO
Hailed as one of the best privately supported rail museums in the United States, this can't-miss-site for rail fans features more than 70 historic narrow and standard gauge locomotives and cars...
Location: 1711 Illinois Street, Golden, CO
The National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC), a part of the Department of the Interior, US Geological Survey, is the national data center and archive for earthquake information. It ...
Location: 822 12th Street, Golden, CO
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Astor House Museum has been restored to its original glory as a late Victorian western hotel/boarding house that opened in 1867 an...
Location: Arapahoe and 11th Street, Golden, CO
Using skilled living history interpreters and other exhibit methods, the Clear Creek History Park provides visitors with diverse hands-on experiences designed to enable the public to see and us...
Location: 923 10th Street, Golden, CO
Location: 92 Crawford Gulch Road, Golden, CO
The 12,000 acres of Golden Gate Canyon State Park includes miles upon miles of mountain trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding, plus 155 campsites spread among dense forest, rocky peak...
Location: 3151 Illinois Street, Golden, CO
Splash at Fossil Trace is the largest water park in Jefferson County and features two super-cool water slides; an activity pool complete with fountains, wading areas, a 500-gallon dump-b...
Location: 1010 Washington Avenue, Golden, CO
Think Gold Rush and the Wild West - both eras merge in Historic Downtown Golden, a community cradled at the foot of the Rocky Mountain Front Range, and located about 15 west of downtown Denver....