- TripBuzz found 199 things to do with kids in or near Idaho Springs, Colorado, including 176 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Golden, Wheat Ridge, Arvada and Evergreen.
- From Mount Evans Trout Fishing to A&A Historical Trails Stables - Day Tours, the Idaho Springs area offers 99 different types of family activities, including: Rafting, Hiking Trails, Off Road & ATV and Mountains.
- Located in Colorado's mountains in Clear Creek Canyon lies the city of Idaho Springs. Once a gold mining community upon it's settlement in the mid 1800's, the city now serves as a residential community to those working in the outlying areas. Visitors enjoy stopping by the old mine and mill that now operate as a museum, as well as shopping and eating in the small downtown district.
A part of the Morrison Fossil Area National Park, the Dinosaur Ridge is a great place for people to see actual dinosaur footprints sealed by time. Dinosaur Ridge is famous for its Exhibit Hall and summer camps where young people can learn more about paleontology.
Open to the public since 1920, Tiny Town, is a miniature collection of houses, buildings, and railroads to entertain kids of all ages. With more than 90 buildings on display, visitors enjoy stepping back in time with a ride on the railroad and marveling at all of the creations.
Spread over 2,330 acres, Mount Falcon Park offers many nature-based activities like hiking through 12 miles of trails, horseback riding trails, picnic tables, shelters, and restrooms. The west side of the park also details the ruins of several buildings owned by John Brisben Walker.
West Woods Golf Club comprises of three different nine hole courses known as the Sleeping Indian, the Cottonwood and the Silo, with each one offering beautiful views of the surrounding landscape. The combination of nines on each of the courses is updated daily for a better golfing experience.