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All reviews red rocks great drive points of interest evergreen lake wonderful scenery peak to peak bison views of the mountains take pictures mountain road buffalo bills coors brewery short drive buffalo bill's grave and museum well worth the trip few hours gift shop
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

If you're up for an exciting drive close to Denver, Co without delving deep into the mountains, then do take The Lariat Loop road. With stops at Golden, Lookout Mt, Evergreen, and Morrison, you can't go wrong with this adventure for sure!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gardwin
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Love, love love the views. This is the beautiful eye-catching mountain views that make the state of Colorado shine!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wanda T
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Left for Lariat Loop and went to Lookout Mountain--thought it was the loop according to our info. Couldn't find a brochure for it and thought it was where we were. Would have loved to drive it but no info on the highway (that we saw)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank buckmi
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed this excursion. Our tour guide was pleasant, knowledgeable, and provided us with history of the areas. Great views!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janice B
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Found out about this drive form a lovely lady in Golden visitor centre. Pleased we did, otherwise would not have done it. Easy route out of Golden, and up to Lookout Mountain to stunning views and Buffalo Bills resting place. We did a a short...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LoveourHolidays_10
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a great little drive that will expose you to some great views of the mountains, hills, trees, and creeks along the way. It's an easy drive that takes you through some really nice places. You can just stay in the car and drive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AFL95
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We read about the loop from a DOT brochure. It looked interesting and would take us thru many little towns on the way. We visited an arts and crafts fair in Golden and the Colorado Railroad Museum. Both stops were enjoyable and the scenery along...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JennyPlesums
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I got the brochure at the visitors' center. Looked interesting so off we went. The map is pretty useless and don't expect to see but 2 -3 signs to help you along the way. We got off track. The map is a pictorial, a piece...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Ray S
Reviewed 14 July 2018

If you don't mind windy roads, this is a great drive with fabulous views of Denver and the Rocky Mountains. There are some real elevation changes and a vista for watching buffalo. Lamentably, we didn't see any, but the views were with the roadside stop.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jim M
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This is a nice drive - if you don’t miss the signs which are not very obvious. We didn’t complete the whole loop because we just couldn’t find it! We had a leaflet with a map but it wasn’t very detailed and definitely wasn’t accurate....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Cliff W
13 June 2018|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
They both have spectacular views. Morrison to Evergreen, up Hwy 74 is probably more fascinating. Watch for the "kissing bears" rock formation on the left side of the road, going up. Going up and down on I-70 is... More