- 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
With interlacing trails for hiking and mountain biking, Ridgeline Open Space offers 370 acres of valleys to explore. The trails offers views of the surrounding mountains and has wildflowers growing on the ridge in the spring.
100% 11 votes
4121 Chicago Creek Road, Idaho Springs, CO MoreLess Info
Tucked in the mountains, Mount Evans Trout Fishing offers visitors a scenic pond for catching rainbow trout. Any fish caught in the pond are cleaned by the staff so the visitor can take their catch home.
The Heritage Gallery is an art gallery that features the works of local artist who have traveled the west gaining inspiration for their pieces. Wildlife prints and fine art landscapes are the primary focus of this Castle Rock art space.
- 1 votes
420 Elbert Street, Castle Rock, CO 80104 MoreLess Info
Built in the 19th century, Castle Rock Museum & Historical Society is a former train depot that was converted into a museum to display the region's historical artifacts. The museum has a mix of permanent and rotating exhibits.
With horses and ponies boarded at its stables, Once Upon A Horse offers educational programs to children to teach them animal safety and horse care. In addition to private lessons, visitors can schedule birthday parties that include horseback riding.
St. Mary's Glacier is reached through a moderately difficult upward hike which in turn, passes around a scenic lake and progresses forward up to the glacier where one can enjoy the panoramic views of the surroundings and a variety of snow sports.
48% 29 votes
331 Players Club Drive, Castle Rock, CO 80104 MoreLess Info
Castle Rock's Plum Creek Golf & Country Club is an exclusive resort featuring a beautiful, challenging course, a fine restaurant, a pro shop and impeccable customer service. Tee times must be reserved in advance.
Situated on 9.96 acres, Matney Park features a synthetic turf athletic field, basketball and horseshoe courts, a disc golf course and a paved walking path. The park also offers a children's playground, grassy areas and picnic facilities.