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18300 W Alameda Parkway, Golden, CO
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All reviews red rocks great drive points of interest dinosaur ridge evergreen lake beautiful scenery including buffalo peak to peak bison hairpin turns take pictures mountain road buffalo bills coors brewery short drive buffalo bill's grave and museum well worth the trip
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank buckmi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Janice B
Reviewed 12 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

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

Thank AFL95
Reviewed 23 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

Thank JennyPlesums
Reviewed 17 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

1  Thank Ray S
Reviewed 15 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.

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 13 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

1  Thank AnneChester
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The drive on the Lariat Loop was excellent. The mountains are AWESOME, and the scenery changes with every turn.

Thank JohnP13147
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It was a great ride we got some really nice photos along this drive, good highways and nice views. Just the ride was great. Take it if you have limited time in the area.

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Cliff W
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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