- Our list of the best things to do in Thornton, Colorado, features the top 364 nearby activities — including 143 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
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Matthews Winters Park
1103 Hwy 26, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Matthews Winters Park is a nature park that has opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, camping, and picnicking. The park also has a hiking trail and a visitor center.
Chatfield Stables offer supervised horseback and hay rides through a variety of scenic trails which offer beautiful views of the Platte River and the surrounding landscape. They also offer riding lessons to those interested.
Located in the heart of a 110-acre nature preserve, the Boettcher Mansion is on the register of National Historic Places by its original name, Lorraine Lodge. This beautiful facility is available to rent for special events, corporate retreats, and social galas.
Designed to cultivate children and adults connection with nature, the Lookout Mountain Nature Center, is a 110-acre, outdoor paradise. Featuring interior educational exhibits, coupled with the outdoor observation areas and nature trails, plan your visit today.