- TripBuzz found 302 things to do with kids in or near Golden, Colorado, including 275 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Littleton, Idaho Springs, Denver and Wheat Ridge.
- From The Splash Water Park to Golden Gate Canyon State Park, the Golden area offers 97 different types of family activities, including: Parks, History Museums, Hiking Trails and Other Adventures.
- An ideal location to exercise both mind and body, Golden Colorado offers a wide range of cultural and recreational activities. The small city is laid out on a historical street-grid system which makes for easy navigation when visiting. Locals and tourists enjoy the many museums and parks as well as the annual Movies and Music in the park series.
Situated on 10 acres, Tanglewood Sports Park & Prospect West Tennis Courts features facilities for tennis, bocce ball, baseball, softball, soccer and lacrosse. The park also offers picnic areas, children's playgrounds and a putting green.
While considered a mecca for hiking enthusiasts, White Ranch Park, offers outdoor adventures for everyone. In addition to the 20 miles of trails, camping sites are available for visitors who want to experience wildlife up close and personal.
Opened in 2013, Earth Treks Climbing Centers is a 29,000 square-foot climbing facility featuring a number of amenities for visitors to enjoy. These amenities include a large fitness/strength training area, gear shop, yoga room, and 28,500 square-feet of climbing area.
Denver Adventures is a local establishment which organizes a variety of outdoor adventure activities ranging from snowshoeing, skiing and snowboarding in winters to rafting, trail running and rock climbing in summers, on and around the Rocky Mountains.
Lookout Mountain, reached via a scenic drive to the top, offers panoramic views of the town of Golden, the Coors Brewery and distant downtown Denver. Visitors can also explore the gravesite and museum of Buffalo Bill which is located on the top.
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With multiple displays of diverse fossils, minerals, meteorites and gems as well as moon rocks from the Apollo missions, Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum offers an informative and educational experience to visitors. There is also a walk-through mine comprising of UV minerals.
Established in 1959, the Colorado Railroad museum owns a collection of narrow gauge locomotives including vintage engines, coaches and cabooses. The museum also features a model railroad, a roundhouse restoration facility with a working turntable and offers scenic train rides.