Lookout Mountain
Lookout Mountain
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Scenic mountain near Denver and home of the Buffalo Bill Cody gravesite and museum.
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hiddengemseekers
Detroit, MI5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
I booked a group tour through Viator, and good thing I did because our tour guide was a local and knew all the hidden gems and shortcuts to avoid tourist traffic. He took us to Lookout Mountain at dusk and I was amazed at the view! so many stars! I would upload photos but it wouldn't do them justice. If you're into astronomy, this place should definitely be on your list of places to go will in Denver or Golden, or just passing though!
Written 23 December 2023
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Jill
Blaine, MN108 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Great little stop on route to destination.
We did not hike trails but did walk over to see Buffalo Bills grave nicely displayed.
Written 15 August 2023
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hj99
Cincinnati, OH210 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
We enjoyed a very scenic drive up to the mountain and once we got to the top! Luckily, we arrived at Buffalo Bill's grave when someone was doing a free talk about the history behind his final resting place. It was very informative! We also visited the museum next door and there were many artifacts and a lot of information present. There is a small restaurant on the premises where we got drinks and there is a gift shop.
Written 17 June 2023
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Bonnie B
Mantua, OH193 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
It took a long time driving up there, but the views were great! It was very slushy getting the edge, so we looked at the description signs instead. It's quite high in elevation - with lots of twists and turns. The Buffalo Bill Museum looked closed - unfortunately. I'd suggest stopping your vehicle at one of the "turn-outs" - the vistas were beautiful.
Written 30 April 2023
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CB6699
O'Fallon, IL130 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Family
This is a great spot to have views to the east towards Denver and westward towards the other parts of the Rockies range. The drive up from Golden is pretty, curvy and a little steep. However we found that you can also get to the top from Ted Rocks and is a much shorter less curvy drive. Also Buffalo Bill’s grave site is at the top along with a cute little gift shop and restaurant.
Written 7 April 2023
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Donald E
Rosce IL50 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
We always take our family/friends who visit here ! You have great view looking east towards Denver . Then you walk west across parking lot to view Rocky Mountains looking west . Nice gift/souvenir shop with food/drinks & restrooms.
Written 9 February 2023
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Rupert1A
Arvada, CO14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
Brought visitors here many times. Great mountain view of the continental divide, Buffalo Bills gravesite, museum(excellent and only a few dollars) and Buffalo Bill store trading post. Can be windy at times…paragliders are fun to watch. Lots of bicyclers climbing and descending, they love love love it. There’s a Colorado nature center that is great too.
Written 28 November 2022
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William McC
Boston, MA359 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021
This site, at an elevation of over 7,300 feet, affords sumptuous views in almost every direction. Understandably utilized as a lookout by the Utes, it is also renowned as the gravesite of Buffalo Bill Cody, who had seen a lot of the world and wisely settled on this singular site as his permanent resting place. There are a number of user-friendly trails nearby. With the Denver skyline in one direction and the Rockies and its foothills in others, it would hard to choose a wrong time of day to visit, but sunrise is especially recommended, as its animating rays can effect electrifying change on the land and tree-scape.
Written 21 September 2022
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Victoria N
Gateshead, UK3,167 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
The views from the mountain are beautiful. The best viewpoint is from up at the top of the Buffalo Bill Museum.
Written 29 August 2022
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Beth F
Nevada, MO357 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
Great view. Easy access. Good Bill Hickock museum. Wish they still had the trolley ride to the top instead of a drive. But the grew is outstanding
Written 10 August 2022
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