LEISURE AND RECREATION
The Hudson Gardens and
6115 S. Santa Fe Drive
The Hudson Gardens and Event Center
offers a multitude of concerts, educa-
tional programs and holiday events
throughout the year. Visitors will enjoy
the facility’s 21 gardens, which vary
from flower, herb and water gardens to
wetlands and the cascades. The gar-
dens span 30 acres and are arranged
around a garden railroad, ponds,
wildlife, sculptures and other natural dis-
plays and hideaways.
Lakeside Amusement Park
I- 70 and Sheridan
This amusement park offers countless
rides, games and roller coasters for
adults, as well as 15 rides for children.
The park offers free parking and welcomes picnics.
and offers a train ride that is powered
by authentic steam locomotive.
Mile High Flea Market
7007 E. 88th Ave.
Open on Wednesday and on the
weekend, this indoor-outdoor market
caters from 20 to 40,000 customers
National Center for Atmospheric
1850 Table Mesa Drive
Discover how scientists study weather and
climate at NCAR’s Mesa Lab. Enjoy science exhibits, an educational research
center, gift shop, weather trail, art galleries
and special public events. The site also is
a natural preserve for wildlife that roam the
area and in nearby mountain parks.
West 88th Avenue and Pecos Street
Located on 64 acres, the park features 42
water attractions, including Speed Slides,
Lazy River and Thunder Bay. Picnics are welcome and parking is free. Other amenities
include a gift shop, tube rentals and lockers.
Mother Cabrini Shrine
20189 Cabrini Blvd.
Owned by the Missionary Sisters of the
Sacred Heart of Jesus, this shrine is a
place of prayer, pilgrimage and devotion to Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini. The
area includes a chapel, grotto, statue,
artifacts, barn and a stone house available for meetings.
Tiny Town, Colorado
6249 S. Turkey Creek Road
Tiny Town, 80465
Touted as the oldest village and railroad
in the country, Tiny Town was created at
the site of the Denver-Leadville stagecoach stop southwest of Denver in
1915. Today, the onesixth- sized town
has more than 100 colorful buildings
The Wildlife Experience
10035 S. Peoria
This wildlife conservation museum features
an extensive collection of natural history,
paintings, sculptures, photography and film
exhibits throughout the year. The 101,000-
square-foot center also houses a restaurant,
gift shop and educational programs.