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“nature center”(44 reviews)
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Scenic mountain near Denver and home of the Buffalo Bill Cody gravesite and museum.
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Golden, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The views to the East are quite breathtaking from the viewing deck at Lookout mountain. While here make the walk up the trail to view Buffalo Bill's gravesite and take in the gift shop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Badgers1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t beat the scenery and the views. We saw lots of wildlife on the way up the mountain, including elk and bison. Great place to visit when it’s warmer.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank XSki007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views from Lookout Mountain are amazing! Worth the drive to the top. You get a great view of the mountains and can also see Golden and even downtown Denver on a clear day. Our driver on the Coors tour recommended it and I'm glad...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 842samanthal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It takes about 15 minutes to travel to the top from Golden below. Many travel on foot or bike so be very careful of both. The view on a clear day is amazing as well as Buffalo Bill's museum.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dianne W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My nephew took me to Lookout mountain during my visit to Denver. The views were amazing. There was a couple taking engagement photos, a teen taking graduation photos, and a car company photographing an ad all the in the same gorgeous afternoon! I even did...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

A wonderful stop with wonderful views, especially the one with distant downtown Denver in the backdrop. If you're up for a pleasant drive along the Lariat Loop Road don't forget to check out the views of Lookout Mt.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gardwin
Reviewed November 8, 2018

An incredible view. Well manicured grounds, ample parking and a breathtaking look at the mountains and surrounding area merit a visit, whether you're in Golden or out for the day in the Denver metro area. Recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MKB1701
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Great spot for pictures and only a short drive from Golden. Great hiking and biking nearby and beautiful sites!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gloria C
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views and a decent drive. Definitely worth the trip up! We will be back one day with our kids!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kelly S
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband & I drove the scenic loop up to Lookout Mountain and stopped at a few scenic sites for photos and some generally awe inspiring views!!! Gorgeous! But not for the faint of heart of driving up twisting mountain roads isn’t your thing.

Date of experience: October 2018
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cocoabeachspraytan
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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Etonian30
January 22, 2018|
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Response from ALahaye | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, it should be fine for the RV's. There's plenty of room on the road for two big vehicles and parking at a few different areas.
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KatrinaPa
July 30, 2017|
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Response from maysi02 | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of trails around Golden. I would recommend going up to Castle Rock rather than Chimney Gulch (up Lookout Mtn) or Apex. It is a much shorter hike (about 200 m vertical and perhaps 30 minutes up), but it is... More
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