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Lookout Mountain Nature Center

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910 Colorow Rd, Golden, CO 80401
+1 720-497-7600
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Pleasant Hikes

We took the meadow loop trail (and part of the forest loop trail). We were there on a Thursday, and... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Rosemary W
Awesome drive

It is a great and easy mountain scenic drive up to the nature center and the trails and views from... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Kris V
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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 meadow, picnic beneath towering pine trees or join a naturalist-guided program.
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  • Average23%
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910 Colorow Rd, Golden, CO 80401
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Reviewed 18 August 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 23 May 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 21 April 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
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing views and mixed with a visual educational explanation - very well presented - but the views are spectacular - well worth the trip for young and old alike -

1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This free Nature Center is a small combined museum and rest stop. But-- it is the drive directly up Table Mountain (just 10 miles) from downtown Golden that makes this memorable. Perfect for business visitors to the city who don't have time to drive to...More

3  Thank Arcee_CO
LookoutMtnNC, Interpretive Media Specialist at Lookout Mountain Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thanks for visiting. You've provided great directions for future visitors. We're actually located on Lookout Mountain/Mount Zion. The Table Mountains (South and North) are across the way and not driveable to the top. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to the nature center...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

There were five of us, grandparents, mom and 7 and 11-year-old. We spent a good amount of time looking at the displays which were nicely done; then we went for a hike and took in the beautiful surroundings and views. We even saw three deer....More

1  Thank debra334
LookoutMtnNC, Interpretive Media Specialist at Lookout Mountain Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

We're glad to hear everyone in the family had a nice time at Lookout Mountain Nature Center and Preserve. Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 26 January 2017

Good hiking trails, interactive nature center. Friendly rangers eager to talk with you. Worthy of a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Allen H
LookoutMtnNC, Interpretive Media Specialist at Lookout Mountain Nature Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thank you Allen for taking the time to review your visit to Lookout Mountain Nature Center and Preserve. We're glad to hear you had an enjoyable visit. Please stop by again soon.

Reviewed 6 January 2017

This nature center is free of charge and interesting. It is not very big and only a few things to read inside and some stuffed animals in a display area. The gentleman on duty was interesting though and gave us some insight of the area...More

Thank JandM44
Reviewed 29 December 2016

If you're an out of towner looking for a way to get away from the city take a drive up Lookout Mountain to visit the Center along with Buffalo Bill's Grave. Great views along with some historical facts. After the visit drive back down into...More

Thank Raytec12
Reviewed 18 October 2016

As advertised in the name, Lookout Mountain features a great view of the city. The nature center is small but modern and illustrative. There are some children's programs there. You could check their schedule if you wish to catch one. There is a nice walk...More

Thank Marty D
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