- Our list of the best things to do in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, features the top 405 nearby activities — including 160 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Wheat Ridge, CO has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sports & Fitness, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 23 things to do within the city of Wheat Ridge, CO , followed by 382 popular activities in nearby cities, including Boulder, Golden, Denver, Littleton, Aurora, Broomfield, Arvada, Idaho Springs, Westminster, Evergreen, Morrison, Englewood, Thornton, Parker, Commerce City, Lakewood, Brighton, Central City, Black Hawk, Centennial, Highlands Ranch, Northglenn, Fraser, Westminster and Castle Rock
100% 2 votes
5310 E 136th Avenue, Thornton, CO 80602 MoreLess Info
An aquatics facility that features a 50 meter Olympic-sized pool, Veteran's Memorial Aquatics Center hosts children's swimming and diving teams as well as a variety of programs. The facility is also highly energy efficient.
Located within Thornton Trail Winds Park and Open Space, Trail Winds Dog Park is nearly two acres and has separate areas for small and large dogs. The park provides drinking water, shade trees, benches and logs for jumping.
A community based cultural center, the Aurora History Museum has a lot to offer its guests like arts programs and exhibits, fine arts, decorative arts, culture and history. And the best thing is, admission is free!
The Arapahoe Greenway Trail is a wilderness trail that offers scenic and varied views. It is split into two trails, one for bikers, the other for hikers, and it progresses past bridges, pumpkin farms, and various natural attractions.
75% 4 votes
16002 E Smith Road, Aurora, CO 80010 MoreLess Info
Filled with interactive exhibits, The Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch provides visitors with taxidermy displays, live animals, and a kid's dress up area. The center is situated on a 200 acre ranch with several hiking trails. Nature Center:Closed Mon & Tues Wed - Fri Noon-4:30 Sat & Sun 9-4:30
70% 119 votes
8500 West Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128 MoreLess Info
Besides its historic structures which include Hildebrand Ranch, an early 20th-century dairy barn and Deer Creek Schoolhouse, Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield also comprise of a wide network of nature trails and multiple wildflower gardens which make it a good spot for birdwatching.
44% 16 votes
8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128 MoreLess Info
Featuring 2.5 miles of trails through the scenic local area, the Denver Botanic Gardens provide guests with a memorable visiting experience. The trails are popular among birdwatchers and other nature enthusiasts.
44% 242 votes
6350 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Englewood, CO MoreLess Info
The largest outdoor amphitheater in the city area of Denver, Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre has a seating capacity of 7,500 people. It is open from May to December each year and hosts a variety of open air concerts.
A perfect spot for nature lovers, the Cherry Creek State Park offers individuals and families alike a tranquil place to spend the weekend. Activities that visitors can embark here are: hiking, biking, airplane flying, horseback riding and even a family shooting range.
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.