If you have an hour or two and the weather is clear take the ride up lookout. Great views looking in various directions. Numerous pull outs and large parking lot at the Buffalo Bill Museum.
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We enjoyed driving here. The road between the mountain and Golden has a lot of twists and turns, although it's not the scariest mountain road I've ever traveled. There are several hiking trails. The view of the surrounding area is great.
We rode our bikes from downtown Denver starting at the Tourin Bicycle Shop, through downtown Golden, and up to the top. It was amazing and totally fun coming down. We also enjoyed stopping by Buffalo Bill's grave at the top of the mountain.
I live on top of Lookout Mtn., for the last 23 years, it very popular for the city views and quick escape from the city. Please remember that this is also a residential area: locals / kids and lots of people on Bicycles! Pay attention...More
We parked in the lot of the Buffalo Bill Museum (which was surprisingly busy on a Sunday morning) so that we could take some photos of the mountains. When we arrived (about 10:00 am) it was so foggy that we really just saw whiteness all...More