- 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
Established in 1994, the Parker Symphony Orchestra is an all-volunteer ensemble whose goal is to increase awareness and appreciation of symphonic music. The orchestra performs several shows each year, with varying themes.
The overgrown remains of a runway are now the Flying J Ranch Park which is open for natural exploration. The central attraction is a three-mile trail loop which runs through lodgepole pines, ponderosas, and Douglas firs.
Salisbury Equestrian Park serves the equestrian community and recreational sports leagues for both adults and children. The equestrian arena has seating for up to 80 people, and the park also has 30 acres of open space.
Black Hawk's Riveira Casino is a popular casino and resort. It offers table games, electric games, cocktails and delicious food throughout the day. The Riveira also has live entertainment and a lucrative loyalty club program.
Maxwell Falls is a part of Maxwell Creek, and the waterfall tends to be most impressive in the spring when the creek is fed by snow runoff. An easy hiking trail that allows for dog walking follows the creek to the waterfall.
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Black Hawk, Colorado is home to the Ameristar Casino Black Hawk, a popular resort, casino, spa and conference facility. Patrons enjoy a wide selection of gaming opportunities, plus fine food, sumptuous lodging and nightly entertainment.
Situated just north of the County Meadows subdivision, the McCabe Meadows Park is home to the Parker Arboretum. The site also provides access to the Cherry Creek Trail and features a fitness circuit as well as a shade structure with tables.
Black Hawk's Golden Mardi Gras Casino is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Its high-energy party atmosphere and huge gaming floor make this a favorite destination for locals and tourists. This casino uses a coinless ticketing system so patrons do not have to haul buckets of coins.