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Lookout Mountain

Address: Golden, CO
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Ranked #1 of 26 Attractions in Golden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
Owner description: Scenic mountain near Denver and home of the Buffalo Bill Cody gravesite and museum.
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Type: Mountains, Outdoors
Owner description: Scenic mountain near Denver and home of the Buffalo Bill Cody gravesite and museum.
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Powhatan, Virginia
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138 reviews 138 reviews
36 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

If you are planning a visit to Denver add this to you travel plans. Beattiful 360 degee views to include both Denver and Golden. If you have time, come back in the evening to see the endless array of lights! It is said that you can see four states from this viewpoint!

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Emory, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
25 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Wonderful views everywhere you look !! Well worth the trip to get there ! Gorgeous and breathtakingly awesome !

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Nice views, not too far from Denver, some hiking trails, worth a stop if you have the time... I recommend driving up one side and driving down the other side, the road that goes from golden to lookout mountain has the best views of Denver

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Vassalboro, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

it was a bit overcast but the view from up top of the mountain was beautiful. The weather was gorgeous the day we drove there.

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Omaha
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98 reviews 98 reviews
25 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Even if you only have limited time in the Denver/Golden area, I'd recommend a side trip up to Lookout Mountain. It is an easy drive, and although the road has a few twists and turns, it is navigable and easy compared to most other high-mountain ascents by car. Allowing for bicyclists on the road going up can be a challenge,... More 

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Do the Lariat Loop, too, if your time permits. The Buffalo Bill Cody burial site, and gift shop is worth a stop even in the COLD weather. We saw deer, and an Apert squirrel to reward our travel in 1 degree weather with snow.

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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Gorgeous views. Enjoyed the drive up the mountain. Lots of scenic pull offs. Was amazed to see many people running or biking this steep road. Truly enjoying all of Colorado's mountain scenery so far. Buffalo bill museum and grave at the top for the history buffs.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Made this an early morning drive ,waiting for the RR museum to open. Rewarded with beautiful views of the plains and two herd of mule deer.

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Golden, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Look out mountain road has great mountain vistas. Also is location of Buffalo Bill's Museum, Mother Cabrini Shrine, Lookout Mountain Nature Center and is part of the Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway. Well worth it if you like a good side road in the mountains with great views.

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Texas
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107 reviews 107 reviews
29 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The area was lovely to view from the car. We were sad but understood that dogs were not allowed on the trails.

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