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“Beautiful Drive outside Golden” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain
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$55*
and up
Denver Mountain Parks with Optional Denver City Tour
Ranked #1 of 57 things to do in Golden
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Scenic mountain near Denver and home of the Buffalo Bill Cody gravesite and museum.
Henderson
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57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Beautiful Drive outside Golden”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Wonderful drive starting out near the Buffalo Herd Overlook. Once you reach the top, you can stop at the Lookout Mountain park and then head up to Buffalo Bill Museum and gaze down toward Golden and Denver.

Visited June 2013
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fort worth
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96 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great History lesson”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I had a blast. My children did not want to go here at all. Once we went to Buffalo bills grave and muesem they thanked me for taking them, I would recommend to anybody. Just be careful of the tons of bicycle riders. The view from the top looking across Golden is nothing short of spectacular

Visited June 2013
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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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Pacific NW
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13 reviews
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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161 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 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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