About the Expedition Health Exhibit The Expedition Health Exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) explores health with a hands-on approach. The exhibit teaches how the body is constantly changing to keep you warm, balanced, moving, and alive. Museum visitors are able to customize a Peak Pass with personal information like name […]
Cherry Creek Valley Ecological Park is a 75-acre open space with a gazebo, trail, raised boardwalk, pedestrian bridge, and pond. There are sculptured concrete boulders and sandbars, which are fun to hop on to cross the creek. On warm summer days, people often have fun in the shallow water. Please be sure to follow all
Four Mile Historic Park in Denver, Colorado, offers a 12-acres historic oasis and the site of Denver’s oldest standing structure. The park is conveniently next to the Cherry Creek Trail. The park is a quick 15-minute drive from Cherry Creek State Park. Table of Contents Four Mile Historic Park Location & Hours The park is
17 Mile House Farm Park is a 155-year-old farm in Centennial that offers special events, trails, tours, and history. This is a hidden gem that is often overlooked by locals as they pass by it on Parker Road. In 1983, the 17 Mile House Farm was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There
Aurora Reservoir Address Aurora Reservoir is at 5800 South Powhaton Road, Aurora, Colorado 80016. Aurora Reservoir is towards the southeastern part of Aurora. The reservoir is 40 minutes Denver, 1 hour from Colorado Springs, and 1 hour 22 minutes from Fort Collins. Nearby attractions include Cherry Creek State Park, Plains Conservation Center, and Quincy Reservoir.
Barr Lake State Park is part of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife System. This 2,715-acre park in Brighton, Colorado, offers a boardwalk, birding opportunities and wildlife viewing stations. This state park is a 15-minute drive from the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. Table of Contents Entering The Park There is one entrance to enter the
Boyd Lake State Park is part of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife System. This 2,082-acre park in Loveland, Colorado, offers a sandy beach area, trails, and a marina. This state park is close to Benson Sculpture Garden, Lake Loveland, and Devils Backbone Open Space. Table of Contents Entering Boyd Lake State Park There is one
Hammond’s Candies is a Denver-based candy retail store and factory. They opened in 1920. Now they make over 10 million candy canes a year. You can watch the candy being made on the Hammond’s Factory Tour! The factory is near the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge. Table of Contents Hammond’s Factory Tour Hammond’s is at 5735
Lory State Park is part of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife System. This 2,600-acre park in Bellvue, Colorado, offers a waterfall, fishing, and boating. Lory State Park is close to Bellvue-Watson State Fish Hatchery and Horsetooth Reservoir.