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“Beautiful Views” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain
Golden, CO
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$55*
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Denver Mountain Parks with Optional Denver City Tour
Ranked #1 of 54 things to do in Golden
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Owner description: Scenic mountain near Denver and home of the Buffalo Bill Cody gravesite and museum.
Locust Grove, Georgia
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Beautiful Views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Drove to the top and found views of the snow topped Rockies, Golden Colorado and Denver. Mountains on one side and the plains on the other. Left downtown Denver it was 88F. Got to the top of Lookout Mountain and it was 73F! Not much parking in Lookout Mountain Park, but much more parking at Buffalo Bill gravesite right next to the park.

Visited May 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great place to stop!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This was a great place to stop on our road trip thru Colorado. The visitor center has some interesting exhibits - don't miss the surveillance footage running on the big screen to see what animals frequent the property at night! The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. Outside there are a few nice trails for walking around.

Visited May 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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158 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“White knuckler...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We needed to kill some time before our flight so drove up this scenic mountain. Lots of twists, turns, switchbacks, but what made it even more difficult of a drive was all the bicyclers! Had to keep stopping, waiting around the bends for them, it was crazy. I know that these folks are junkies for this stuff, but they should have a bike only day each week, to keep them and us safe. View was nice from the top.

Visited May 2013
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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211 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Big mountain with excellent views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Visited Lookout Mountain and the Buffalo Bill museum/gravesite as part of our Denver vacation. The drive up the mountain (from 19th St. in Golden) was a breath taker! Every curve of the road brought another fantastic view of Golden and the more-distant landscape. Several hang gliders were using the mountain for some early Saturday morning flights and seeing them was an added bonus to this venture.

Visited May 2013
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New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Lookout Mountain”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Such a beautiful sight day or dusk.....if you are afraid of heights it can send your stomach into doing flips! We saw deer along side the road and just took our time. It is well worth the drive up to look, it is absolutely beautiful views!!!!

Visited May 2013
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