Lakeside Amusement Park

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Posted by metropgs | Posted in Northwest Metro Denver Playgrounds | Posted on 11-09-2011

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Lakeside Amusement Park
Looking for a fun filled with rides, picnics and yummy treats? Head to Lakeside Amusement Park located at I-70 and Sheridan. Admission is unbelievably cheap! You can bring your own picnic in and the lines are short! It’s like turning back time too, a blast and tons of eye candy for any nostalgic person!

They have plenty of picnic tables and pavilions, it’s a great place for a birthday party. It’s right next to a lake too, gorgeous views with the Rockies as the backdrop.

Ferris Wheel Sign Lakeside

Lakeside Amusement Park

Ferris Wheel Lakeside

Lakeside Amusement Park train ride

Wild Chipmunk Lakeside

Tilt A Whirl Lakeside

Zoom at Lakeside

Wild Chipmunk at Lakeside

Parking is FREE too!

Highly Recommend.

A Great Concept Come to Life!

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Posted by metropgs | Posted in Northwest Metro Denver Playgrounds | Posted on 07-12-2010

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the village at edgewater

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How does this sound? A haven where you and your family can eat, play, and learn together or apart.

The Village at Edgewater has opened in Edgewater and is sure to be a hit! Sure we have seen indoor playgrounds pop up but as far as food and childrens programs they lacked a completeness.

EAT
The village promises to deliver, healthy food, real food, not out of a microwave or food warmer.  They have breakfast, lunch and dinner.  The menu really looks amazing.

PLAY

The playarea is 1500 sq. ft!  The tables surround the play area, allowing parents to eat and chat while their children play.

LEARN

They will be offering Music, Art, and COOKING Classes!  You can take them with or without your kiddos.

Friday nights is Family Night featuring different entrees every week!

You can purchase monthly memberships or pay as you go.

The Village at Edgewater is located at 5700 W. 25th (at Fenton)

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courtesy of the village at edgewater

Apple Picking, Pumpkins Festivals, Corn Mazes

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Posted by metropgs | Posted in Mountains of Fun, Northeast Metro Denver Playgrounds, Northwest Metro Denver Playgrounds, Southwest Metro Denver Playgrounds | Posted on 23-09-2010

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Apples on Tree

Isn’t the Fall such a wonderful time of year? Don’t you just want to be outside all the time? I love everything about the Fall.  Apples, berries, pumpkins, cider!

Want to know where to go for Apples, Pumpkins and Corn Mazes? You came to the right place!

U Pick Pumpkins

May Farms offers a Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch, that runs October 2nd – October 31st, they are open every day, 10 am – DUSK
They also have a farmers market and flower market open now, every day. 64001 US Highway 36 Byers, Colorado 80103

YaYa Farm and Orchard offers apple and berry picking, hay rides and nighttime rides with a bonfire! They also offer a dinner club, what a great date night. Plus October feast, with activities, cider making and more! They are open now through October 24th. Friday: 10:00 – 6:00, Saturday: 2:00 – 5:00, Sunday: 10:00 – 3:00. 6914 Ute Highway, Longmont, 80503

The Lakewood Cultural Center located at Ohio and S. Wadsworth in Lakewood is hosting the 35th Annual Cider Days.  To include, Apple Pie Baking Contest, pie eating contest, petting zoo, organic cider, demonstrations, and more. It runs Saturday and Sunday, October 2nd and 3rd, 10AM -5PM.  Admission is 303-987-7850

If you feel like going on a day trip and maybe even taking a weekend you should go to the Happy Apple Farm in Penrose.  Penrose is just before Canon City, you could spend the weekend and also visit the Royal Gorge.   The Happy Apple Farm has berries, 14 varieties of apples, potatoes and more.  You can choose to pick it yourself, too fun!  1190 1st St. Penrose, Colorado 81240.

Apples Falling out of Bucket

Rocky Mountain Pumpkin Patch offers a Fall Festival through October.  For only $7 they let you in for the day to enjoy a self-guided tour.  The kids get to paint a pumpkin, use the bouncy obstacle course, feed the animals, corn maze, hay bale maze and they can also observe a honey bee colony.   Tours are offered M-F 9-5.  RMPP 9057 Ute Hwy / CO 66, Longmont, CO 80503

Paramount Park Wheat Ridge

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Posted by metropgs | Posted in Northwest Metro Denver Playgrounds | Posted on 17-08-2010

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Paramount Park is a smaller but convenient, quiet park located between 27th and 29th off of Kipling. A playground is surrounded by grass fields. A lot of big trees provide abundant shade. There is a nice basketball court area, baseball field, horseshoes and covered picnic tables.

Paramount Park Wheat Ridge
There are tons of sidewalks for the kids to ride around.

Paramount Park Wheat Ridge

Flush Toilet


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Anderson Park Wheat Ridge

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Posted by metropgs | Posted in Northwest Metro Denver Playgrounds | Posted on 09-08-2010

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Anderson Park is popular for folks from all around the NW Denver area.  It is a huge park with lots to offer.  There is a Recreation Center, skatepark, playground, sports fields, a creek, shade trees, and covered tables.  We like it for a nice walk around, a lot of different activities going on throughout the park.

Anderson Park Wheat RidgeHuge open fields

Anderson Park Wheat Ridge

Anderson Park Creek

Anderson Park Playground Wheat Ridge

The Zip line here is super-fast, the old school dome below is a hit!

Anderson Park Playground Wheat Ridge

Classic Old School Dome!

Anderson Park Playground Wheat Ridge

the Dome

Anderson Park Wheat Ridge

Covered Picnic Areas

Flush Toilets

Water Fountains


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