great views, shaded trails, great nature center with facilities, easy parking. A beautiful area for looking or hiking.
The view on the mountain is great, you can see all of Golden and the skyline of Denver in the distance. There's an area where you can park and take pictures. I highly recommend taking the drive. We took the entrance off of I-70 and drove to the top from there, then drove down into Golden. Doing this let us... More
It takes about 15 minutes to get to the top but the view is great. You can see everything in Golden. The road is very curvy though and you can't drive fast. Lots of pulloffs. Buffalo Bill's Grave is at the top, along with Boetcher Mansion. Nothing in my opinion to dislike.
One of the best views of the city you can find and it's free
A pleasant winding road climbs up to the top of Lookout Mountain where Buffalo Bill wished to be buried. There is a great view in all directions, as well as the grave and a museum and a very good gift shop. Worth the time if you are in Golden.
The reasons to visit Lookout Mountain are the view and to see the gravesite. We paid one time to go through the museum. It was interesting, but I wouldn't pay again. Be sure to go on a clear day. If you go down the front hill, watch out for the bicyclists who seem to have no concept of the idea... More
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