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Things to do in Morrison

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Amphitheater
“Best Concerts in the world happen here, almost all the time you can go to venue and get tickets on site as many people go and sell theirs when they cannot attend”
  • 934 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Red Rocks is the best concert venue. It attracts a lot of good bands, and the scenery is beautiful.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Park
“Just a few miles from Red Rocks Park with beautiful views of the foothills and surrounding areas. Perfect for short hikes and mountain biking!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Real dinosaur footprints and fossils preserved! Lots of fun for the kiddos!”
  • 27 locals recommend
Trail
“Great hiking that links into Red Rocks park, great views of Denver and you can take your pet (must be leashed) about 15 min away”
  • 44 locals recommend
Park
“Mount Falcon is another great hike that you can do not too far from the city. At the top you're rewarded with some amazing views of Denver!”
  • 33 locals recommend
Lake
“This is a great park to go swimming in the summer time. They have a beach and a spot to rent kayaks and canoes. This park also has many hiking trails. You must pay for each car entering into the park since it is a state park. The fee is $10 (or less).”
  • 26 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“This place is a higher class restaurant. Great atmosphere, and sits in the foothills.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Racetrack
“This place has always been a fun place to check out during the summer time when all the muscle cars and dragsters are out.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Park
“Great easy hike, with views of downtown Denver, red rocks, and the mesas. You will sometimes spot elk, foxes and rarely there’s a small mountain lion who hangs out up here. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“A local vibe Mexican restaurant with a rooftop patio. The food isn't amazing but a pre- redrocks stop there for giant margaritas has always been fun!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Trail
“Dinosaur Ridge Trailhead takes you up to the top for sunsets and views. The area is a historical site with actual dinosaur footprints and fossils. 10 minutes away.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Trail
“Another great open space park with wonderful hiking. Oh did I mention sledding hill in winter?? free”
  • 7 locals recommend
History Museum
“300+ Stair climb to the Cabrini Shrine, overlooking Denver. There is also a chapel and garden, stations of the cross, and a church. Beautiful!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Ok, this is a huge attraction for the kiddies; but Tiny Town has been a Colorado tradtion since the 1920s. Some of the little houses date back that far. So grab your sunscreen, get an ice cream cone and relive your chilhood!”
  • 12 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Steakhouse
“This place is a higher class restaurant. Great atmosphere, and sits in the foothills.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
“A local vibe Mexican restaurant with a rooftop patio. The food isn't amazing but a pre- redrocks stop there for giant margaritas has always been fun!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Unique menu. Great food at reasonable price. Grilled PB & J sandwich is fantastic!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“This restaurant is on the way to Denver. Folks usually go for special occasions.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice Italian food place in the town of Morrison. Great place to go before the Red Rocks show!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
“Fine dining, Latin cuisine with a personal dining option (the CAVE), reservations required”
  • 5 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
“The best cuban food in Colorado. It is like homemade food, and the customer service is a hihglight.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“They have great pizza with a crispy buttery crust! They do offer a flatbread crust and GF options”
  • 6 locals recommend

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