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Small-Group Half-Day Tour Foothills of the Rockies from Denver

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On this fantastic half day tour to the foothills outside of Denver, you will enjoy exploring the majesty of Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater and the geological wonders of the area. Stroll the historic main street of Golden and enjoy shopping, local breweries, or a scenic walk along the Clear Creek Trail. Then you will Travel up 2000 feet (610m) on the Lariat Trail Scenic and Historic Byway to the top of Lookout Mountain while viewing a breathtaking 200 mile (320km) panorama. Visit the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave (admission included).  Tour is limited to a maximum of 12 travelers.

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March 9, 2021
The tour was great! Our tour guide,Will, was very warm and very knowledgeable. We learned so much about the Colorado history while enjoying the view from Denver to Red Rocks and the mountains. We especially loved seeing bisons and elks. Definitely a 5 stars experience!Thank you so much Will!
Stephanie M
July 3, 2019
Will was a wonderfully considerate and charming tour guide. He was extremely knowledgeable and my his own admission, his sole aim was to ensure we had a good time, and we DID! Tour ran like clockwork and we saw so much and learnt even more

About This Deal

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Stop At: Denver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1047

Your tour begins where you will meet your driver/guide in front of Historic Union Station in Downtown Denver

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre, 18300 W Alameda Pkwy, Morrison, CO 80465-8737

You will then travel up to the beautiful foothills of Colorado passing by Dinosaur Ridge and geological wonders on your way to Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater.  Inside the park, you'll witness the majesty and beauty of the geological wonders that surround you. Then enjoy a walk into the only naturally acoustically perfect amphitheater in the world where many music legends have played. Also visit the Colorado Music Hall of Fame.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Dinosaur Ridge, 16831 W Alameda Pkwy, Morrison, CO 80465-9703

See fossilized dinosaur bones in the rocks and hear about this amazing paleontology discovery

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Golden Visitors Center, 1010 Washington Ave, Golden, CO 80401-1141

Enjoy everything downtown Historic Golden has to offer. There are many treasures from the walking trail along Clear Creek lined with bronze sculptures and historic structures, to local breweries, antique shops, outdoor retailers, and more

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway, 18300 W Alameda Parkway, Golden, CO

Your tour continues up the Lariat Loop as you travel 2,000 feet (610m) up to the top of Lookout Mountain while viewing a breathtaking 200-mile view (320km) panorama. 

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Lookout Mountain, Golden, CO

Enjoy the drive up Lookout Mountain, the Overlooks and scenic views

Stop At: Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, 987-1/2 Lookout Mountain Road, Golden, CO 80401

At the top of Lookout Mountain, you may tour the Buffalo Bill Museum and grave. See memorabilia from his world-famous Wild West Show that included celebrities such as Annie Oakley and Sitting Bull. 

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Genesee Park, Exit 254 off Interstate 70, Denver, CO 80202

Pass by Genesee Mountain Park on your way back to Denver and see American Bison (buffalo) grazing on the hillsides and stunning Continental Divide Views

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Denver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1047

Your tour finishes back at Union Station where it began in Downtown Denver.

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • If canceled due to poor weather, or unsafe roads you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Accessibility to Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater depends on concert schedules and events
  • Comfortable outdoor weather appropriate and walking shoes are recommended
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Windows will be open while driving in the van for extra ventilation Capacity capped at 50% to allow for distancing in vans Guides and guests will wear face masks while in the van
  • Professional local guide
  • Transport by comfortable 12 or 15 passenger touring van
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Water refills, please bring a refillable water bottle for your own use
  • Entry/Admission - Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum

  • Gratuities (recommended 15-20%
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

4 to 5 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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