Best nature in Denver

Check out the top nature in Denver, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Denver Museum of Nature & Science
1. Denver Museum of Nature & Science
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123 local reviews
2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver
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+1 303-370-6000
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Neil
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science edu…
Tara
The museum of Nature & Science is a great place to visit, but I like to tell my guests about the amazing view …
Angela & Henry
Large nature and science museum near downtown and overlooks City Park. Has fun activities for kids and a dino…
1. Denver Museum of Nature & Science
1. Denver Museum of Nature & Science
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123 local reviews
2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver
Closed now
+1 303-370-6000
Neil
Neil
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. A variety of exhibitio…
Tara
Tara
The museum of Nature & Science is a great place to visit, but I like to tell my guests about the amazing view from the sky terrace. Admissio…
Angela & Henry
Angela & Henry
Large nature and science museum near downtown and overlooks City Park. Has fun activities for kids and a dinosaur exhibit. They always hav…
2. Denver Botanic Gardens
2. Denver Botanic Gardens
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121 local reviews
1007 York Street, Denver
Closed now
+1 720-865-3500
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Aundrea
Stunning display of nature from giant trees to beautiful flowers. This is another of our favorite places and s…
Bob
Beautiful, well-kept, affords opportunity to immerse oneself into the peace & tranquility of Nature. The trop…
Mignon
Stop and smell the herbs. The tropical conservatory is a humidity break from the dry Denver air. There is …
2. Denver Botanic Gardens
2. Denver Botanic Gardens
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121 local reviews
1007 York Street, Denver
Closed now
+1 720-865-3500
Aundrea
Aundrea
Stunning display of nature from giant trees to beautiful flowers. This is another of our favorite places and so close to home!
Bob
Bob
Beautiful, well-kept, affords opportunity to immerse oneself into the peace & tranquility of Nature. The tropical conservatory is humid & p…
Mignon
Mignon
Stop and smell the herbs. The tropical conservatory is a humidity break from the dry Denver air. There is a Denver Bike Sharing station …
3. The Woodhouse Day Spa - Denver
3. The Woodhouse Day Spa - Denver
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3 local reviews
941 East 17th Avenue, Denver
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+1 303-813-8488
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Lori
Need a little pampering? This day spa is located in a grand home built in 1896 near uptown. Beautiful, quiet…
Evan
Enjoy one of Woodhouse Spas' Signature services. Whether you select our signature manicure, facial, pedicure, …
Tim
A true spa experience in a classy Victorian atmosphere, across the street. Book appointments in advance as th…
3. The Woodhouse Day Spa - Denver
3. The Woodhouse Day Spa - Denver
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3 local reviews
941 East 17th Avenue, Denver
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+1 303-813-8488
Lori
Lori
Need a little pampering? This day spa is located in a grand home built in 1896 near uptown. Beautiful, quiet, relaxing. I highly recommen…
Evan
Evan
Enjoy one of Woodhouse Spas' Signature services. Whether you select our signature manicure, facial, pedicure, or any of their signature serv…
Tim
Tim
A true spa experience in a classy Victorian atmosphere, across the street. Book appointments in advance as they fill up quickly.
4. City Park
4. City Park
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132 local reviews
City Park, Denver
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Neil
One of Neil's favorite park happenings is Jazz in the Park. It happens on most June and July Sunday evenings…
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
City Park is an urban park and neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. The park is 330 acres (130 ha) and is located…
Melissa & Jesse
City Park is an urban park in Denver, Colorado. The park is 330 acres and is located in east-central Denver. T…
4. City Park
4. City Park
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132 local reviews
City Park, Denver
Neil
Neil
One of Neil's favorite park happenings is Jazz in the Park. It happens on most June and July Sunday evenings. It's free and extremely popu…
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
City Park is an urban park and neighborhood in Denver, Colorado. The park is 330 acres (130 ha) and is located in east-central Denver. The p…
Melissa & Jesse
Melissa & Jesse
City Park is an urban park in Denver, Colorado. The park is 330 acres and is located in east-central Denver. The park contains the Denver Zo…
5. Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
5. Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
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15 local reviews
6550 Gateway Road, Commerce City
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+1 303-289-0930
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Joleen
Free Nature Refuge. Great short hikes and wild life viewing (try and find the wild buffalo that roam the park…
Chase
Go see some free range bison just northeast of Denver. Hiking, biking, fishing and bird watching all easily a…
Sara
I absolutely love bringing visitors here. Come here for bison viewing. As it is natural, there's a chance yo…
5. Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
5. Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
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15 local reviews
6550 Gateway Road, Commerce City
Closed now
+1 303-289-0930
Joleen
Joleen
Free Nature Refuge. Great short hikes and wild life viewing (try and find the wild buffalo that roam the park, incredible), just a short dr…
Chase
Chase
Go see some free range bison just northeast of Denver. Hiking, biking, fishing and bird watching all easily accessible on this large nature…
Sara
Sara
I absolutely love bringing visitors here. Come here for bison viewing. As it is natural, there's a chance you won't see any, but it is com…
6. Forest Room 5
6. Forest Room 5
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35 local reviews
2532 15th Street, Denver
Closed now
+1 303-433-7001
BarNight clubRestaurant
Lia
Weirdest, albeit coolest, bar in Denver. Hipster to the highest degree. The owner once told me the bar's purpo…
Gary
Hip nature themed bar and lounge. Outdoor area seating mimics campfire setting.
David
Cool, bizarre little bar down the street. Make sure to check out their unique little outdoor world...filled w…
6. Forest Room 5
6. Forest Room 5
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35 local reviews
2532 15th Street, Denver
Closed now
+1 303-433-7001
Lia
Lia
Weirdest, albeit coolest, bar in Denver. Hipster to the highest degree. The owner once told me the bar's purpose is to celebrate the beauty …
Gary
Gary
Hip nature themed bar and lounge. Outdoor area seating mimics campfire setting.
David
David
Cool, bizarre little bar down the street. Make sure to check out their unique little outdoor world...filled with fire pits, outdoor wood st…
7. Red Rocks Colorado
7. Red Rocks Colorado
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27 local reviews
18300 West Alameda Parkway, Morrison
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+1 720-865-2494
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Angela
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater offers a variety of recreation options for everyone – from drive-through sight…
Rachel
For drive-through sightseers, family picnickers, nature lovers, and outdoor exercise enthusiasts. In the even…
Bekah
Red Rocks has entertainment and nature combined! Hike among the amazing natural phenomenon during the day and…
7. Red Rocks Colorado
7. Red Rocks Colorado
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27 local reviews
18300 West Alameda Parkway, Morrison
Closed now
+1 720-865-2494
Angela
Angela
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater offers a variety of recreation options for everyone – from drive-through sightseers, family picnickers, natu…
Rachel
Rachel
For drive-through sightseers, family picnickers, nature lovers, and outdoor exercise enthusiasts. In the evening, acts as a live music venu…
Bekah
Bekah
Red Rocks has entertainment and nature combined! Hike among the amazing natural phenomenon during the day and see a show or movie at night …
8. The Populist
8. The Populist
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49 local reviews
3163 Larimer St, Denver
Closed now
+1 720-432-3163
BarRestaurantFood
Charles
At The Populist we firmly believe that dining is a communal act. Owners Jonathan Power, Noah Price, and Cliff …
Liz
At The Populist we firmly believe that dining is a communal act. Owners Jonathan Power, Noah Price, and Cliff …
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
At The Populist we firmly believe that dining is a communal act. Owners Jonathan Power, Noah Price, and Cliff …
8. The Populist
8. The Populist
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49 local reviews
3163 Larimer St, Denver
Closed now
+1 720-432-3163
Charles
Charles
At The Populist we firmly believe that dining is a communal act. Owners Jonathan Power, Noah Price, and Cliff White strive to emphasize this…
Liz
Liz
At The Populist we firmly believe that dining is a communal act. Owners Jonathan Power, Noah Price, and Cliff White strive to emphasize this…
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
At The Populist we firmly believe that dining is a communal act. Owners Jonathan Power, Noah Price, and Cliff White strive to emphasize this…
9. Crown Hill Lake
9. Crown Hill Lake
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3 local reviews
Crown Hill Lake
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Theresa
Great little nature walk, just over a mile around the lake
Masami & Chris
Take a beautiful walk around the lake and enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains and nature in this jewel o…
Masami & Chris
Take a beautiful walk around the lake and enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains and nature in this jewel o…
9. Crown Hill Lake
9. Crown Hill Lake
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3 local reviews
Crown Hill Lake
Theresa
Theresa
Great little nature walk, just over a mile around the lake
Masami & Chris
Masami & Chris
Take a beautiful walk around the lake and enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains and nature in this jewel of an urban park
Masami & Chris
Masami & Chris
Take a beautiful walk around the lake and enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains and nature in this jewel of an urban park
10. Red Rocks
10. Red Rocks
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287 local reviews
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Angela & Henry
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater offers a variety of recreation options for everyone – from drive-through sight…
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre offers a variety of recreation options for everyone – from drive-through sight…
Shad
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre offers a variety of recreation options for everyone – from drive-through sight…
10. Red Rocks
10. Red Rocks
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287 local reviews
Angela & Henry
Angela & Henry
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater offers a variety of recreation options for everyone – from drive-through sightseers, family picnickers, natu…
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
Daniel & Aaron bnbbetter
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre offers a variety of recreation options for everyone – from drive-through sightseers, family picnickers, natu…
Shad
Shad
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre offers a variety of recreation options for everyone – from drive-through sightseers, family picnickers, natu…