Things To Do With Kids ~ Jefferson County, Colorado

Across Jefferson County, there are a variety of fun things to do with kids, most of which are a short drive from downtown Denver.

Tiny Town

This miniature town, in Morrison, Colorado, was made for children, with everything built to 1/6 scale . Kids can ride a tiny train, stand inside little buildings, and frolic on the playground.

Heritage Square

Combine an amusement park, an alpine slide, and a musical theater and melodrama, and it’s easy to understand why Heritage Square, in Golden, Colorado, appeals to so many families

Bandimere Speedway

If your kids love speed, they’ll love Bandimere Speedway, in Morrison, Colorado. At Bandimere, they can watch dragsters race or experience speed themselves at the go kart track.

Colorado Railroad Museum

Many children experience a time in their lives when they love, love, love trains
and some never grow out of it! The Colorado Railroad Museum, in Golden, Colorado, has something for kids and adults alike, including a working railroad turntable.

Buffalo Bill Museum And Grave

No one embodies the spirit of the West and the American cowboy better than Buffalo Bill Cody, who became famous across the world. Kids will love exploring the Wild West at the Buffalo Bill Museum And Grave in Golden, Colorado.

Dinosaur Ridge

Most kids are fascinated by dinosaurs, and Jefferson County is home to one of the most impressive displays of dinosaur trails, tracks, and fossils anywhere in the world. In fact, the Dinosaur Ridge, located in Morrison, Colorado, is a US National Park site, designated as a National Natural Landmark.

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