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Lakewood

4.3
State Parks · Shopping Malls · Bodies of Water
The City of Lakewood is a Home Rule Municipality which is the most populous municipality in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Lakewood is the fifth most populous city in the State of Colorado and the 172nd most populous city in the United States. The city population was 142,980 at the 2010 United States Census. Lakewood is west of Denver and is part of the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area.HistoryThe urban/suburban development of the community known as Lakewood was begun in 1889 by Charles Welch and W.A.H. Loveland, who platted a 13-block area along Colfax Avenue west of Denver in eastern Jefferson County. Loveland, the former president of the Colorado Central Railroad, retired to the new community of Lakewood after many years of living in Golden.
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Hidden gems in Lakewood

Bear Creek Lake Park ©
State Park
Bear Creek Lake Park
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Bear Creek Greenbelt ©
Park
Bear Creek Greenbelt
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Kendrick Lake Park ©
Water Body
Kendrick Lake Park
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Crown Hill Park ©
Water Body
Crown Hill Park
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes

Side trips from Lakewood

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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing Idaho Springs
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Coors Brewery ©
Brewery
Coors Brewery Golden
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
Winter Park Resort ©
Ski Area
Winter Park Resort Winter Park
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Hidee Gold Mine ©
Mine
Hidee Gold Mine Central City
4.9
Duration: 2 hours

Popular things to do in Lakewood

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Fox Hollow Golf Course ©
Golf Course
Fox Hollow Golf Course
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
William F. Hayden Green Mountain Park
Mountain
William F. Hayden Green Mountain Park
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Lakewood Heritage Center ©
Historic Site
Lakewood Heritage Center
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Addenbrooke Park ©
Park
Addenbrooke Park
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

Shopping in Lakewood

Belmar ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Belmar
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
Colorado Mills ©
Shopping Mall
Colorado Mills
3.6
Duration: 2 hours

Breweries & Distilleries in Lakewood

Great Frontier Brewing Company ©
Brewery
Great Frontier Brewing Company
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes
Golden Puzzle Room ©
Room Escape Game
Golden Puzzle Room
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Argo Mill and Tunnel ©
Specialty Museum
Argo Mill and Tunnel Idaho Springs
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Loveland Ski Area ©
Ski Area
Loveland Ski Area Georgetown
4.6
Duration: 8 hours
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum Golden
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

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