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Address: 4601 Sheridan Blvd, Denver, CO 80212-7406
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+1 303-477-1621
18:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 18:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00

This amusement park, one of the few remaining family-owned parks in the...

This amusement park, one of the few remaining family-owned parks in the country, is fun for people of all ages.

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Go here for the "old time feeling"

This place is not as big as Denver's main amusement park but it retains lots of character. Take the kids on the little train that circles the lake.

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

As a child, I used to love this place. It's so run down, dirty, needs paint and a lot TLC. Many rides looked unsafe or weren't working at all. It's affordable for the kids, but you get what you pay for.

Thank beachgirl80128
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

This lovely old-school amusement park will transport you back to the 90s with the old-school rides. Prices are great/affordable, nice to go when the Sun goes down. Great for couples, singles, families!

Thank Chicana92
Thornton, Colorado, United States
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134 reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

I always liked Lakeside since it was cheaper than Elitches and is easier to get too than Six Flags. Rocky Mountain park is right across the street for some picnic fun

Thank Peter P
Denver, Colorado
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98 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This place is not as big as Denver's main amusement park but it retains lots of character. Take the kids on the little train that circles the lake.

Thank cofloater
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329 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This place is almost an anachronism. It still looks pretty much the way I remember it looking way back in the 1970's, and they still have one of the last "wooden" roller coasters on its original site in the entire United States. Traveling to this place is like traveling through time. It is also inexpensive - pay as you go.

Thank ovolacto
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a place to visit around dusk and enjoy the lights coming on, it's better at night. The train around the lake is great for young kids and the young at heart. Look, it's not a Six Flags or Elitches type place. This is retro, barely getting by, but the price is right (watch for coupons), the lines rarely... More 

Thank Jim T
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Despite living in Colorado my whole life, I had never been to Lakeside before. Although it's no Elitch Gardens and there really isn't a massive number of rides or things to do, it is a fun place to be. The rides that do exist are classic and you definitely get an old-fashioned amusement park vibe. It does get a bit... More 

Thank PH2003
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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Back in the day, Elitch Gardens Amusement Park and Lakeside Amusement Park represented the best in entertainment for the family. Lakeside has kept the old amusement park feel and atmosphere by keeping the park a family fun place. We used to take our grandchildren there because the rides were perfect for young children and they always enjoyed the rides. Having... More 

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is an old-school amusement park. Think more like the Sandlot and less like Disney. The paint on the rides is worn away in spots, some of the lights need replaced, and the food is less than gourmet. All of this adds up to a perfect experience!

Thank Chandra J
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We took 6 teenage boys and 2 teenage girls. We originally thought it would be inexpensive, but ended up being more then we anticipated by the time we bought all day passes and food. The food was gross and all of the booths had unsanitary conditions. We won't be back.

Thank 7books

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