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Address: 4601 Sheridan Boulevard, Denver, CO 80212
Phone Number: 303 477 1621
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Activities: Picnicking
Description: This amusement park, one of the few remaining family-owned parks in the...
This amusement park, one of the few remaining family-owned parks in the country, is fun for people of all ages.
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A Permanent Carnival

This is similar to a traveling town carnival, but with a better ride selection. It's very run down, which is much more obvious during the day, so it's best seen at night. Most... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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New York City, New York
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20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

went to Lakeside on a whim with my brother (a local) and his friends. They all work in design/art of some kind and were psyched to show me this mid-century amusement park frozen in time. Lakeside is amazing. It's a blast from the past and it's decrepit but awesome. Don't expect Six Flags or Disney - that's not what this... More 

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16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Lakeside is inexpensive, and that is the only positive. The rides had not been painted in years and the restrooms were less clean then at a gas station. The lack of cleaning and maintenance actually made this a depressing experience.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

After having a terrible experience at Elitch Gardens we decided we weren't done wanting to go on thrill rides so we headed over to Lakeside. We had a complete blast. Not only was everything very affordable but the rides were so much fun. I was also very blown away by all of the retro and vintage fixtures still in the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Place is affordable, but a bit of a dump. You pay a $3 entrance fee, then go to another location to either pay for an unlimited pass or tickets for rides. $3 fee is a bit of a scam. Found that many of the young employees are more interested in socializing than monitoring safety of guests. Won't be going back.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is similar to a traveling town carnival, but with a better ride selection. It's very run down, which is much more obvious during the day, so it's best seen at night. Most employees are apathetic. Janitorial staff is deficient, and the park has overflowing trashcans and filthy tables. At night it looks much better, and it is pretty by... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

I know it's cheap and thats about the only thing it has going for this place. As a kid i loved it, but now it's trashy and just run down. The car ride broke down while my niece was in it and moved off, not to mention the horrible employees working here, a kid got hurt because one employee was... More 

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Leadville, Colorado
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Went here for my nephew's bday party. Check Groupon as we got half off admission! Make sure you tell the parking attendants you have your tickets so they don't charge you for parking. Its $3 per person & kids 2 & under free. Admission is super cheap otherwise & they have a great lil kids park with mini versions of... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

alright, maybe it isn't the best on earth, but it's definitely the best in the united states. i mean, come on! elitch's sucks. its name sounds like a leech. and that's what most of the people who work there are. they suck your wallet empty(pun intended), then give you a couple stupid rides that will either make you barf, poop,... More 

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Fountain, Colorado
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Great place for toddlers and older kids. We got our tix online with a discount (recommended) from Local Flavor for about $11.25 each or 2/&$22.50 special. The place is nostalgic and staff are friendly.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Been around since 1908 and still going strong, gives you an idea of its uniqueness. With over 30 rides to choose from, lakeside will surely please any age young and old. The park is divided into two sections, the kiddy play and the more mature rides. Though the bigger rides only open after six or so. As you walk down... More 

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Additional Information about Lakeside Amusement Park

Address: Address: 4601 Sheridan Boulevard, Denver, CO 80212
Phone Number: 303 477 1621
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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