Bison and Elk Herds
Genesee Park and Daniels Park, Denver
View two herds of bison and elk in their
natural habitat at two parks in the metro
Denver area. Denver’s first and largest
mountain park, Genesee Park, spans 2,300
acres and includes a 160-acre wild elk and
bison enclosure. Daniels Park is more
than 1,000 acres, of which 900 acres are
a preserve and natural area for Denver’s
second herd. Enjoy a picnic and the scenic
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
6252 W. 104th Ave., Westminster, 80020
Founded in July 1995, as the first stand-alone non-profit invertebrate zoo in the
nation, Butterfly Pavilion is a 30,000 square
foot facility situated on an 11-acre campus
provided by the City of Westminster, Colorado. It houses more than 5,000 animals,
including a famous tarantula named Rosie
and 1,600 butterflies in a tropical rainforest.
The pavilion teaches the young and old alike
about the need for conservation.
4600 Sleepytime Drive, Boulder, 80301
The largest manufacturer and marketer
of specialty hot teas in the country, Celestial Seasonings offers tours through its art
gallery, herb garden and factory. Sample
more than 50 varieties of teas and experience The Mint Room, where crates of
peppermint and spearmint are stored. End
the visit with a stop by the café and gift shop,
where you can stock up on tea for the year!
Colorado State Parks
State parks around the state offer magnif-
icent scenic views and a great outdoor
experience. Activities for all ages, include
camping, biking, bird watching, boating,
cross-country skiing, fishing, horseback
riding, hunting, ice skating, jet-skiing,
sailing boating, sledding, snowmobiling,
swimming and many other activities and
Coors Brewing Company
13th and Ford Streets, Golden, 80401
Take a tour of one of the best-known breweries in the country at the Coors Brewing
Company in Golden. The 45-minute tour
includes insight into the beer-making
process from malting and brewing to packaging. Don’t miss the samples at the end!
Beer samples are served to visitors over 21
years of age with a valid I.D.
Denver Botanic Gardens
1007 York St., Denver, 80206
Love plants? Visit one of the top five
botanical gardens in the nation. Denver
Botanic Gardens spans 24 acres and has
more than 32,000 plants from around the
world. The Botanic Gardens also offer
regular educational programs, concerts,
and other special events.
2300 Steele St., Denver, 80205
The most popular cultural attraction in
Denver for both young and old is the
Denver Zoo. The zoo is open every day
of the year, including Christmas. Founded
in 1896, The Denver Zoo is committed
to animals across the globe and seeks to
secure a better world for animals through
human understanding. It is one of the
most visited zoos in the country. Located
conveniently just minutes from downtown
Denver in City Park on 80 acres, the zoo
is recognized internationally as a leader in
exhibitry and continues to grow as a leader
in conservation and education programs.
Nearly 4,000 animals representing over 750
species, live here.
GET INTO THE GARDENS!
Explore 24 acres of rare, exotic and native plants as well as the three-acre
Mordecai Children’s Garden, annual exhibitions and the Science Pyramid.
10th & York Street