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Address: Exit 254 off Interstate 70, Denver, CO 80202
Phone Number: +1 303-526-1550
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Hiking with the family

My husband, son and daughter-in-law and three grand children, to were six and one was 2 all went hiking in Genesse Park. The trials were marked and it was a beautiful area. Took... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
133cjones
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Euless, Texas
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Euless, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My husband, son and daughter-in-law and three grand children, to were six and one was 2 all went hiking in Genesse Park. The trials were marked and it was a beautiful area. Took us about an hour on the trail we took.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

20 minutes after getting into the car two blocks from Coors Field, we were in the land that inspired Coors beer. Took the Braille Trail to the Chavez to the Beaver Brook - and somehow got back to the car. Yes, the trail is not extremely well-marked, but neither was it for generations of pioneers and adventurers. Do NOT freak... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

This park has amazing views, great anytime of year. The park has a small fee to enter but has many trails. Added bonus it has views of Denver.

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Plymouth, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

From reading some other post, we were expecting to see bison roaming "freely" along side several acres of fenced in highway. What we really found were several bison pinned in a smaller fenced area alongside someone's property.....

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

We were very disappointed with this stop. We did not see the buffalo and several times throughout the trip we thought we were lost. Hardly any paved roads.

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Burlington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Not far from Lookout Mountain and Buffalo Bill's grave is a bison herd that is cared for by Denver. If you are driving along Interstate 70, near exit 254, you may see a few bison. If you drive off the beaten path (off the freeway), you may see many more in a fenced in enclosure. These huge beasts are magnificent,... More 

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Pueblo West, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

Other than in Zoos, you would be hard pressed to find buffalo in the United State. What we normally call Buffalo are North American Bison. The Bison in Genesee Park and the "Buffalo Outlook" off I-70 are huge and well cared for. We had the opportunity to take several photos here as well as in the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife... More 

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1 Thank Jim N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

It is kinda neat to see the buffalo, but after searching for the herd and missing an exit, I think it's just fine to drive and look out the window as you pass. Nothing exciting, but it's a great "hey, I saw the buffalo" moment.

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014

Searching for the bison was like an awesome scavenger hunt with a huge payoff! They were gorgeous and there were a ton of frolicking babies. The park itself was beautiful and naturey, like everywhere we went in Colorado. Had a lot of fun trying to identify different animal poops.

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1 Thank kittiefae
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

Drove from denver for my 9 year old who studied buffalo in school. Although they were nowhere near the highway, I did finally track them down along the western loop. If you have the time, I would suggest circling the park. Good luck!

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