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Carousel of Happiness

The Carousel of Happiness, operating year-round, is Nederland's magical menagerie with 56 whimsical, hand-carved animals on a restored 1910 Looff carousel, turning to a 1913 Wurlitzer band organ. Ride tickets are still only $2 and small group Carousel rentals are also available. Please Note: In accordance with current State social distancing requirements, the number of visitors allowed to ride the Carousel will be 9 at a time. Face masks are required for riders age 3 and up.
20 Lakeview Drive, (just off Highway 119) PO Box 1811
Nederland , CO , 80466
Phone: 303-258-3457
39° 58' 22.1196" N, 105° 27' 53.1288" W

Dinosaur Ridge

See 150 million year old dinosaur bones from Late Jurassic floodplains and stream channels, and 100 million year old dinosaur tracks in sand and mudstone.
16831 W. Alameda Parkway
Morrison , CO , 80465
Phone: 303.697.3466
39° 41' 20.4252" N, 105° 11' 25.6668" W