Things to Do in Thornton, CO

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15.6 Miles
96% 169 votes
Specialty Museums 13th and Maple St., Golden, CO MoreLess Info
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.
15.6 Miles
94% 1061 votes
Lookouts Golden, CO MoreLess Info
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.
15.6 Miles
54% 95 votes
History Museums 11th and Arapahoe Sts, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Experience first-hand, life in the pioneer era when you step back in time to visit Clear Creek History Park. Stroll around and explore the shops and buildings that are maintained as they were when the first brave settlers lived there.
15.6 Miles
94% 17 votes
Parks 1201 10th Street, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Clear Creek Whitewater Park offers casual trails for walking and biking alongside a mountain creek. Patrons can swim, white water raft or kayak in the stream. Guests can also walk their dogs at the park.
15.6 Miles
100% 3 votes
Water Parks 3151 Illinois Street, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
The 10-acre Splash Water Park includes a sand play area, splash pad and leisure pool with slides, water cannons and tunnels. They also have a lap pool with diving board and there is an on-site restaurant.
15.6 Miles
50% 2 votes
Recreation Centers 1155 W Oxford Avenue, Englewood, CO 80110 MoreLess Info
The Englewood Recreation Center is an indoor recreational facility that features an indoor track, a sauna, an aerobic fitness training area, and two sand volleyball courts. The facility also has a full size gymnasium.
15.8 Miles
69% 16 votes
Hiking Trails 6th Avenue at 19th Street, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Triceratops Trail is a 1.5-mile, gravel hiking trail that winds between large, vertical walls of sandstone and into reclaimed clay pits. Along the trail are several stops highlighting clay mining and dinosaur, bird, mammal, insect, and invertebrate tracks and traces.
15.8 Miles
85% 20 votes
Rock Climbing 700 Golden Ridge Road, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
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.
15.9 Miles
100% 6 votes
Parks 1000 S Rooney Rd, (Multiple access points on Alameda Pkwy. & Rooney Rd.), Morrison, CO 80465 MoreLess Info
With over 2,400 acres of open space and many trails, William F. Hayden Park on Green Mountain is a destination for activities including hiking, biking and dog walking. It also has diverse wildlife and features a 6,800 ft summit.
16.1 Miles
62% 408 votes
Amusement Parks (All Ages) Highway 40, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Heritage Square is a local theme park designed in the form of a storybook Victorian era shopping village which features a range of artisan shops, children's rides, an alipine slide, a music hall and a number of other attractions.
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