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Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway

18300 W Alameda Parkway, Golden, CO
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18300 W Alameda Parkway, Golden, CO
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took this drive on our last day in Golden. The scenery is amazing, and there are several small towns you go through. It took about 45 minutes. We ended up in a great little old bar in Morrison, CO. Well worth it.

Thank jcottone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful drive but for a flatlander it was nerving at times. There are steep hills and large trucks driving this road. But its a big highway and we just stayed to the right. Worth the drive to see the amazing views.

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Did this for our first views of the mountains around Denver. Lots of hairpin turns and overlooks. Loved it!

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Short drive from Golden, yet amazingly impressive, especially when you come from the Midwest and the tallest item in a 30 mile radius is the McDonalds sign. The tall inclined red rocks are a sight to behold. Recommended.

Thank travelpr0123
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This very convenient loop close to Denver provides a bit of a mountain experience close to the city. The historic section out of Golden to the top of Lookout Mtn. is a classic windy mountain road, but offers great views of the city, Clear Creek...More

Thank Bobcolo
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We came down this highway and the road was white with ice and snow. So were my knuckles! The views were spectacular when I took my eyes off the road.

1  Thank scrollforyou
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The "loop" is just a nice Sunday afternoon type of drive. Speed limits are slow, but for good reason. Interesting town is Evergreen and the Evergreen Lake / Reservoir. Has a small dam at the lower end, which in winter is partially frozen (lake is...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I took the kids on a half day trip around Lariat Loop while staying in Denver. We just took our time and meandered. We stopped at Red Rocks Ampitheater and walked around, Dino Ridge, ate lunch in Morrison, icecream in Evergreen, stopped at random river...More

3  Thank MovingStates
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

A wonderful drive near Lookout Mountain. The views are breathtaking. Everywhere you look it's just seeing beauty for miles. Highly recommend this drive. Does have a few hairpin turns but they were no big deal for us.

Thank walusacoja4
Reviewed 18 November 2016

In mid-October, the route was not especially busy and we saw great views of the foothills on the first day of our trip. There are amazing bikers on the steep and winding route, but plenty of room for all. The historic stops along the way...More

Thank 1walking2
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