Visitor Info

Area Attractions

Bandimere Speedway
3051 South Rooney Road
Morrison, CO 80465
Phone: (303) 697-6001
“Thunder Mountain” presents the very best in Motorsports entertainment in the Rocky Mountain region.  Everything from 300 MPH Nitro burning Funny Cars and Dragsters, to 250 MPH Jet Powered Dragsters, Bandimere Speedway has them.  Only minutes outside Denver in the beautiful Rooney Valley Area.

Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum
987 1/2 Lookout Mountain Rd
Golden, CO 80401-9646
Phone: (303) 526-0747
Visit the one, and the only, grave of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody. By his request, Buffalo Bill was buried on Lookout Mountain in 1917, overlooking the Great Plains and the Rockies. Feel the breezes from the high peaks of the Continental Divide, smell the Ponderosa Pines, and watch the mountain wildlife, all just thirty minutes from downtown Denver.

Coors Brewery
13th & Ford
Golden, CO 80401
Phone:1-800-642-6116
See and taste traditional brewing in the Rocky Mountains!  Since 1873 the Coors Brewery has thrived on a legacy of quality and innovation.  The brewery experience includes a 30-minute self-paced tour highlighting our malting, brewing and packaging processes; followed by sampling of our refreshing products. Sampling is for those 21 or older with a valid ID. 

Dinosaur Ridge
16831 W. Alameda Pkwy.
Morrison, CO 80465
Phone: 303-697-3466
Dinosaur Ridge offers a family-friendly Visitor Center and trail for groups of all ages. Enjoy our Gift Shop, Trek Through Time exhibits, a simulated dinosaur dig, and even grab a bite to eat from our snack shack.  The real sights, however, are up on the hill and out in the rocks!

Lariat Loop Scenic Byway
The LARIAT LOOP is a 40-mile route in the foothills west of Denver, Colorado. The Loop, a Colorado Scenic Byway and National Scenic Byway is the literal and metaphoric connection between the communities of Golden, Morrison, Lookout Mountain, and Evergreen and the natural and cultural elements that comprise our unique regional heritage. The Lariat Loop is a combination of two historic routes: the Lariat Trail Scenic Mountain Drive ascending Lookout Mountain and the Bear Creek Canyon Scenic Mountain Drive. In combination, these routes were part of just one of the "scenic circles" developed and promoted by Denver in 1915-1920s to help Coloradoans experience the mountains in proximity to the Denver Metropolitan area.

The Fort 
19192 Highway 8
Morrison, Colorado 80465
Phone: 303-697-4771
The Fort, built in 1963 is a replica of Bent’s Old Fort, an 1830’s fur trade post in Southern Colorado. Located in Southwest Denver, this award-winning restaurant is one of the nation's most recognized establishments and sells more buffalo steaks than any other independently owned restaurant in the country. Featuring fine beef, buffalo, game and seafood, The Fort's menu offers a tantalizing selection of old and new foods from the Early West.

Town of Morrison
Eat, drink, play and stay! The historic Town of Morrison is notably where Red Rocks Amphitheatre is located. Many unique shops and restaurants can be found in downtown Morrison (along Highway 8), some of which include: Beso de Arte, Sundance Sensations, Cafe Prague, and Tony Rigatoni's.

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