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Lookout Mountain Nature Center

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 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
Awesome View

Amazing view , you really have contact with the nature I really enjoy this place . Summer is... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
Fioriloli F
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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
+1 720-497-7600
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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

Thank Cooperton
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.

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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

Thank Fioriloli F
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

Thank MrsBDean
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

Make a nice day better by driving up to Lookout Mountain and taking a short easy hike with the grandkids through forest and grassland. Then enjoy the visitor center for explanation of the flora and fauna, complete with plaster footprints to identify and stuffed animals...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed November 11, 2017

This is a nice little nature center. It's nothing fancy, but shows some of the local wildlife and gives good info on it.

Thank AUav8r
Reviewed October 11, 2017

The views from this area are stunning--a must see either in the AM or the PM. The people inside this center are knowledgable, helpful, and share a good sense of humor. There's an area for lectures and presentations, and clean bathrooms when you need them;...More

Thank lindareilly1975
Reviewed August 17, 2017

We took the meadow loop trail (and part of the forest loop trail). We were there on a Thursday, and it was not crowded at all. We enjoyed the lovely outdoor setting and the smell of the pines.

Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed May 23, 2017

It is a great and easy mountain scenic drive up to the nature center and the trails and views from up top were great. Its about 20 mins from Golden up the mountain. I loved it!

Thank Kris V
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place overlooking Denver . Informative visit to the centre and great walks around the plateau area of Lookout Mountain . Walks of varying length to get a feel for the place. Very close to Buffalo Bills grave attraction too . Busy place and well...More

Thank Alan C
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