- 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.
Offering river trips for all levels of experience, Liquid Descent organizes whitewater rafting excursions through Clear Creek and the Colorado River. The company provides all the equipment and instructions needed before taking off on the rapids.
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431 Chicago Creek Rd, Hwy 103, Idaho Springs, CO 80452 MoreLess Info
AVA Idaho Springs, part of the larger AVA network, has numerous adventure packages that include cliffside ziplining, beginner to advanced whitewater rafting trips and ATV excursions. Mixed adventure packages as well as weekday specials are available.
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2350 Riverside Drive, Idaho Springs, CO 80452 MoreLess Info
At Highside Adventure Tours, visitors can trek the rapids of Clear Creek. The tour guide is helpful at navigating the waters and providing training to beginners in the group. They also have a zipline course for visitors.
St. Mary's Glacier is reached through a moderately difficult upward hike which in turn, passes around a scenic lake and progresses forward up to the glacier where one can enjoy the panoramic views of the surroundings and a variety of snow sports.
Organizing excursions to the surrounding mountains, ATV Experience lets visitors drive their own ATV on a 2 hour trail ride. The guide takes a video of the trip for the visitors to take home with them.
Offering weekend guided tours, the Underhill Museum is based in the home and working office of a prominent turn of the century local surveyor and writer. One of the free tour is the Victorian garden behind the building.
Mt. Evans Wilderness contains rare high altitude arctic tundra, spruce-lodgepole pine forests and bristlecone pines in high altitude locations. Patrons can hike or walk the wilderness and experience granite cirques, several small lakes and scenic views.
Located in the Mount Evans Wilderness, Mount Bierstadt is a 14,065 foot summit on the front range of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Views of local wildlife are featured along with a direct overlook of the mountain range.