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Lookout Mountain Nature Center

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Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Take a short hike to get back to nature

There are a couple of short loop hikes you can take through the nature center. What you see will... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
Houston, Texas
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Amazing view , you really have contact with the nature I really enjoy this place . Summer is... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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Connect with nature at this 110-acre park. Inside experience exhibits that depict migrating birds and reveal secrets of the ponderosa pine forest. Visit the Discovery Corner and Observation Room. Outside stroll trails winding through forest and...more
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910 Colorow Rd, Golden, CO 80401-9510
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not sure if the friendliness of volunteers is standard, but after three visits there in different years, I believe it might be. The volunteers were also knowledgeable. The building design includes wrought iron railings which look like branches, polished branches inside used as detailing, tile...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

Short hike with great views, wildlife and not difficult for children. Many features to keep hikers of all ages interested.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

We had an couple hours to kill before heading back to the airport from downtown Denver. We thought we were heading to the Lookout Mountain lookout but our map took us here. It was a perfect find as we spent 20 to 30 minutes walking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Lookout Mountain in Golden, Colorado, is more than the Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum. Of course, that is the major attraction, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Colorado. But while you are visiting Lookout Mountain, be sure to discover Lookout Mountain Nature Center,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

We showed up a little early and did a little walking. Beautiful facility and wonderful personnel. We hope to come back and spend more time!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018

A very interesting a fact packed facility which you can walk around, soak in some beautiful landscape and horizon views. Its a great visit if you want to know more about the local wildlife and nature. Calming and relaxing environment to start a great day.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

We were two families traveling together (one from Iowa and one from Nebraska) with 4 kids ages 15, 11, 11, and 8. We are not used to driving in mountains. Our plan was to drive to the Mount Evans Scenic Byway. We were a little...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

There are a couple of short loop hikes you can take through the nature center. What you see will depend on the day, but there is sure to be something. The small nature center has additional information about wildlife to be found in the area.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dbinhou7511
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Amazing view , you really have contact with the nature I really enjoy this place . Summer is perfect to visit this place

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank fiorilolif
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

A great little spot to stretch the legs, learn about wildlife, and hike. They had an area for kids to play, clean bathrooms, and a nice little 'museum' display. It is very simple but it has so much to do. They also have local hiking...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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