- 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.
As an annual event, Zoppe Italian Family Circus provides entertainment like acrobatics, juggling, horseback riding, and magic shows. One of the main attractions is a trained dog that can jump through hoops.
Flagstaff Mountain offers spectacular views of Boulder. The Flagstaff Summit Nature Center is located at the summit and provides a place for guests to familiarize themselves with wildlife, plants and the history of Boulder Mountain Parks.
94% 17 votes
National Center for Atmospheric Research, 1850 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, CO 80305 MoreLess Info
Bear Peak Trail is a 7 mile trail, which if taken to the top of the peak yields an elevation gain of 6,080 to 8,461 ft. The hike is difficult with an estimated time of 5 to 7 hours.
80% 5 votes
9751 W. 49th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 MoreLess Info
With 40 lanes, Brunswick Zone – Wheat Ridge offers entertainment for the entire family. Along with a bowling alley, the facility is also equipped with a billiard and arcade room, snack bar and lounge.
100% 18 votes
26th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 MoreLess Info
Serving as a natural haven in a suburban setting, the Crown Hill Park & Wildlife Preserve features a wide range of outdoor recreation. Visitors can view many different types of native birds or access a 1.2-mile paved trail around the lake.
91% 79 votes
Mailing Address: 1315 Cascade Ave, Boulder, CO 80302 MoreLess Info
With Banjo Billy's Bus Tours, visitors can explore the historical and cultural sites of the region on a colorful school bus. Visitors will stop at sites like a haunted hotel, old mining location, and more.
Recommended for intermediate to advanced hikers, Mt. Sanitas Trail offers visitors a scenic dirt trail that leads up the side of the mountain. Visitors are welcome to bring their dogs on the trail if they are leashed.
Measuring 3,000 acres, Standley Lake Regional Park serves as a water storage facility providing drinking water for nearby cities. It can be used for water skiing, boating, swimming, fishing, picnics, wildlife viewing, camping and walking along the park's trails.