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Top 17 attractions you must visit in Adams County

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About Adams County

Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. It is the most innovative and inclusive county in America for all families and businesses.

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Attractions in Adams County

Barr Lake
Barr LakeBarr Lake, CO 80603, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds

A beautiful lake located in the heart of Adams and has a 2175 acre park which has 12 milesof trails, including an 8.8-mile trail that circles Barr Lake. Fishing and boating are allowed in the northern half of the park. he park is popular with birders; over 350 species have been observed. Barr Lake is fed by the Burlington Ditch, which is diverted from the South Platte River.

Berry Patch Farms
Berry Patch Farms13785 Potomac St, Brighton, CO 80601, USA
Outdoors- Other

The Berry Patch is a small scale, diversified, sustainable family farm in Stephentown, NY, that raises berries, vegetables, and cut flowers

Big Dry Creek Group
Big Dry Creek Group12000 N Pecos St #160, Westminster, CO 80234, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds

Big Dry Creek is approximately 33 miles long, begins in Jefferson County at Standley Lake, flows north and east through portions of Adams and Broomfield. It receives treated wastewater from several municipalities, including the City and County of Broomfield, Westminster, Thornton and Northglenn.The Big Dry Creek Trail, a recreation trail, roughly follows the creek from Standley Lake Regional Park to Interstate 25.

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies14500 Lark Bunting Ln, Brighton, CO 80603, USA
Outdoors- Other

The Bird Conservancy of the Rockies was first founded in 1988 as Colorado Bird Observatory and later changed to Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory. It conserves birds and their habitats through an integrated approach of science, education and land stewardship.

Bowles House Museum
Bowles House Museum3924 W 72nd Ave, Westminster, CO 80030, USA
Iconic Buildings

The Bowles House in Westminster, Colorado is a brick Italianate house built in 1871 by Edward Bruce Bowles and his wife Mahala Elizabeth Longan. Bowles is largely credited for bringing the Colorado & Southern Railroad to the present-day Westminster area. it was originally constructed as a wood frame homestead cabin but was rebuilt entirely from brick in 1876.

Carpenter Park
Carpenter Park3498 E 112th Ave, Thornton, CO 80233, USA

A beautiful park with lots of space and fun. The ground is padded track so no woodchips, sand, or gravel in your shoes or sandals. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also there are so may=ny things to see and do.

Centennial House Museum
Centennial House Museum1671 Galena St, Aurora, CO 80010, USA
Iconic Buildings

Centennial House, is a historic house in Aurora, Colorado that now serves as a museum. It is open for tour by the Aurora Historical Society on the second Sunday of the month in the summer season. it is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also a popular attraction.

First Creek Dog Park
First Creek Dog Park10100 Havana St, Henderson, CO 80640, USA

The First Creek Dog Park is an off-leash dog park in Commerce City, Colorado. It is quite a ways out of town, but there is a large piece of open ground nearby where vehicles can be parked. There are no admission fees or memberships required to use this off-leash facility. It is one of the iconic location where your dogs are free to enjoy the nature.

High Line Canal Trail
High Line Canal TrailAirport Rd, Aurora, CO 80011, USA
Outdoors- Other
2-5 Day Treks

The High Line Canal Trail is a popular stretch of path through Denver's southside suburbs, winding for 71 miles between Aurora and Roxborough State Park. The trail is owned and operated by Denver Water and follows the canal that keeps Denver watered. The trail passes through many parks, each of which offer different amenities.The trail is paved in Denver and Aurora but has a natural surface in South Suburban, Highlands Ranch, Chatfield, Cherry Hill and Greenwood Village.

Lake Sangraco
Lake SangracoLake Sangraco, Berkley, CO 80221, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds

Lake Sangraco is a reservoir in Colorado situated nearby to Western Paving Company. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and is famous for fishing and bathing. also, there are so many other leisure activities possible.

McKay Lake
McKay LakeMcKay Lake, Westminster, CO 80023, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds

McKay Lake is a majestic and beautuful reservoir located just 4.8 miles from Broomfield, in Adams County.  It is a good location for fishing and camping location, also there are so many other leisure activities possible here.

Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge6550 Gateway Rd, Commerce City, CO 80022, USA
Wildlife Sanctuaries

A vast National Wildlife Refuge located adjacent to Commerce City, Colorado, which is nearly 17,000 acres, making it one of the largest urban wildlife refuges in the United States. It consists of open lakes, wetlands, prairie grasslands, and woodlands. More than 330 species of wildlife inhabit the refuge, including raptors, deer, raccoons, coyotes, white pelicans, black-footed ferrets, black-tailed prairie dogs, and bison. It is an iconic location with national importance.

Sand Creek
Sand Creek 2700 Peoria St, Aurora, CO 80011, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds

Sand Creek is a 14.6-mile-long tributary that flows into the South Platte River near Commerce City, Colorado. From its source in unincorporated Arapahoe County, it flows through Aurora and Denver before joining the South Platte in Adams County. its banks are very vast and also it provides so many oppetrunites for leisure activities.

Stanley Marketplace
Stanley Marketplace2501 Dallas St, Aurora, CO 80010, USA
Street Markets

The Stanely Marketplace is a mixed-use urban marketplace with a variety of retail options, including boutiques, gift shops, food and beverage, a chocolatier, and a cutting-edge zero-waste market. It is not just for shopping. It's also for working out, dining, gathering with friends, accessing local services and going about life in a community

Webster Lake
Webster LakeWebster Lake, Northglenn, CO 80233, USA
Lake/ River/ Ponds

Webster Lake, is a lake in the town of Webster, Massachusetts. It is located near the Connecticut border and has a surface area of 1,442 acres.The lake has become famous beyond Central Massachusetts for having the longest name of any geographic feature in all of the United States.

Westminster Castle
Westminster Castle3455 W 83rd Ave, Westminster, CO 80031, USA
Iconic Buildings

The 175-foot tall hilltop historic landmark overlooks Denver with an exceptional view of the Front Range. The Westminster Castle is part of the National Register of Historic Places. It is also locally known as "The Pillar of Fire" Because of its unique color coming from sandstone from the Red Rocks. There are currently no public tours of Westminster Castle, but you can get a look from the street at this striking red sandstone building.

Westminster Center Park
Westminster Center Park4801 W 92nd Ave, Westminster, CO 80031, USA

This park was built in 2010 as "Westminster Center Park" and nicknamed "Peter Pan Park" by locals. The play area surprises with a London theme, complete with the River Thames, Tower Bridge, and Big Ben. Artificial trees, boulders, and log tunnels add climbing challenges, and the many water features in this park are great for cooling down in the summer.

Map of attractions in Adams County