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Lookout Mountain

Golden, CO
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Ranked #2 of 28 attractions in Golden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
Description: Scenic mountain near Denver and home of the Buffalo Bill Cody gravesite and museum.
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Chicago,IL
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Driving up and coming down is a little scary if you have a problem with heights, but the views are just amazing, it's well worth it!

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Glenview, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Unexpected find. We were just up killing time when we drove up. The only issue was that the trails took you right into a landslide field of huge stones that were impassible with young children

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Grasonville, Maryland, United States
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128 reviews 128 reviews
45 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Wife and I visited during our 17 day road trip that covered 4 States and 2,700 miles. Best part of this visit was seeing the grave of Buffalo Bill and visiting the museum dedicated to him.

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New Bremen, Oh
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Be sure to stop on the pullover sections on the way up. We didn't because I was waiting for the "ooh & aah" factor at the top...it wasn't the one I was looking for. It is beautiful at the top in the typical nature kind of way, it is a Nature Center after all. But there was nowhere to look... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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71 reviews 71 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

What a beautiful ride. Bikers coming from both ways made it a bit dicey while driving. The road is tight and they are working hard to get up and down this mountain. Watch out. Once you get there, it affords lovely views of Golden and Denver as well as the beautiful mountain range. Check it out.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Nice site sighting, scenic hiking trails and Buffalo Bill Museum. The views of Denver and Golden at dawn are quite fantastic.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We hiked the lookout mountain trail, starting from the top. It was a great hike, and the view was definitely worth it. I think it is easy enough for beginners, but the path does narrow a few times.

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Margate, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

be ready for heights and scenery that will blow your mind don't take your eyes off the road because you will surely miss the beauty of God's creation.

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Katy, Texas
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38 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Close location to the city, this place offers beautiful views of the mountains, valleys, Golden and Denver (far out). Quiet and a nice place to visit. The drive up and back down was beautiful and fun to do. We saw a few deer on the way down. Overall great views!

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Arvada, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Beautiful view of the Denver, Golden, valley area to the east and mountains to the west. The Nature Center near the top is very nice and informative place to visit. (Also has nice bathrooms and play area for kids.) If the Boettcher Mansion is open (adjacent to the Nature Center and no fee), definitely visit. Has great historical background. Hiking,... More

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