- 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!
- Thornton, CO has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Thornton, CO , followed by 348 popular activities in nearby cities, including Boulder, Golden, Denver, Littleton, Aurora, Longmont, Wheat Ridge, Broomfield, Arvada, Westminster, Morrison, Englewood, Evergreen, Commerce City, Lakewood, Brighton, Centennial, Highlands Ranch, Parker, Fraser, Westminster and Northglenn
94% 125 votes
Deer Creek Canyon Road to Grizzly Drive, Littleton, CO MoreLess Info
Deer Creek Canyon Park is home to a wide variety of animal species which include mule deer, mountain lion, elk, bear and more. The park also has a network of multi-purpose trails and offers many outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking and more.
Golden Gate Canyon State Park was established in 1960 and is home to a variety of wetland and riperian plant species, multiple forrested picnic areas, campsites, small creeks and ponds as well as a number of hiking and biking trails.
70% 152 votes
10035 South Peoria, at Peoria and Lincoln, Parker, CO 80134 MoreLess Info
Wildlife exhibits, a 3D theatre experience, educational trips and scholarships, classes and activities make The Wildlife Experience a great place to visit. It is a venue that can accommodate to mane events, field trips, and group parties.
Blue Quill Angler is a full-service fly fishing shop and guide service that also offers several variations of fly fishing classes. In addition to their guided fishing trips they also offer float trips on the Colorado River.
Evergreen Players is a theatre group that produces six shows per year and offers a range of productions including classics, regional premieres, comedies, and dramas. They also sponsor a youth drama camp for children ages 5-15.
100% 1 votes
1521 Bergen Parkway, Evergreen, CO 80439 MoreLess Info
Serving the entire Evergreen area, the Evergreen Park & Recreation District features a wide array of parks and other recreation facilities. The district hosts a variety of activities and programs, as well.
Popular with tourists and residents, Evergreen Lake and the Evergreen Lake Park provide plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation. Fishing is permitted throughout the year, and the lake is stocked with trout. A state fishing license is mandatory.
On the National Register of Historic Places, Hiwan Homestead Museum features a 25-room log home originally constructed with a single room in 1893. The museum displays Native American artwork and decorative items as well as furniture from the period.
Situated on 1,657 acres, Elk Meadow Park provides a habitat for wildlife including elk, deer, bluebirds and red-tailed hawks. It features a 4.7-mile hiking and biking trail, picnic areas, wooded terrain and spots for camping.