- 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.
Belleview Park has well-kept picnic grounds and grasslands complete with a winding stream that flows through it. The park also maintains a children's petting zoo and a minitaure train which offers rides around the perimeter of the park.
Denver's Washington Park is a large green space in the middle of an urban area, and features a number of amenities. Visitors can ice skate on the lake in winter, and there are hiking and biking trails and picnic areas.
Pau Derda Recreation Center is a local entertainment venue which houses a variety of exercise equipment, basketball and volleyball courts, deep and shallow pools with water slides and an indoor playground for kids. The staff offers a wide range of fitness classes .
Chatfield Stables is an equestrian facility offering several horse related services. Visitors to the stables can take a scenic trail ride along the Platte River. Chatfield also offers horseback riding lessons, hay rides, and horse boarding services.
Besides its wide range of themed exhibits such as those categorized under gold rush and space exploration, the main feature at Littleton Historical Museum are the two 18th-century historical farms complete with farm cattle, log cabins, barns and volunteers dressed in period costumes.
Once a cemetery in the late-1800's, Cheesman Park is a community park visited by hundreds of individuals daily. Those at the park enjoy walking and jogging during the warmer months and cross-country skiing in the colder months.