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Scenic mountain near Denver and home of the Buffalo Bill Cody gravesite and museum.
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Easy and short drive up to about 7000 feet. Great views from the top of Golden, you can see downtown Denver, and on the other side at the peak you can see Cascades range. Worth the 20 minutes it will take to get up and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DavidJ99989
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a complete & whole experience that includes the beautiful scenery above & looking down onto the valley as well as the museums, Buffalo Bill Cody Memorial, & shops of course.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank H6176SJdavidc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very scenic location, Beautiful photo opportunities and well defined hiking trails. All in the fam loved it.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank thack23
Reviewed 1 week ago

This drive doesn't take too long and there are good photo opportunities. Enjoyed having our photo snapped looking down at Golden with Coors Brewery over my shoulder. (Now I won't forget which town I was looking at.) Be sure to visit the visitor center/museum since...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank tscheblo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Snow was super deep, glad we had snow boots. It was peaceful and quiet. It was a very short hike to the overlook from the parking lot. A steep and dangerous drive but go slow and it is so worth it. You feel like you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 571kelseyw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The views were amazing. It had snowed the day before so the mountains in the distance were beautiful! It’s a small hike but nothing major and nothing that is not normal.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank aellison19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome views! Drive all the way up! Beautiful lookouts. Good for those with babies & small children because you can see tons on the drive & at overlooks... without having to hike a ton. 360 views! Short drive.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 351natalieg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go up here and have lunch. Either bring your own or go the the little shop and get a burger. The view is amazing and one of the best i have seen in this area.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mike50401
Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful views in a few directions. Can see Denver and Golden and Coors brewery. Easy to get to and worth the attempt.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 13, 2019

Awesome drive and view. Loved it, would recommend, worth the drive. Great great great great view and restrooms hall way up

Date of experience: June 2019
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mikekR51EP
April 13, 2019|
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Response from 416jennyf | Reviewed this property |
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queenvic2014
January 1, 2019|
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Response from Badgers1980 | Reviewed this property |
I have never hiked from downtown Golden to the top of Lookout Mountain, but have ridden my bicycle from Golden up the Lariat trail which is a substantial climb (1300 ft elevation game in 4.3miles) up a two-lane road. Hope... More
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August 1, 2018|
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Response from MrsBDean | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are benches near the trail start and across the street from the nature center.
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