Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Commerce City

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  • This is a cool attraction I don't think a lot of Denver citizens have visited. It's actually one of the largest urban wildlife sanctuaries in the country, with over 330 species of wildlife. There are ...  more »
  • Free, Easy and exciting. We saw incredible views of deer, bison, prairie dogs and birds. Glad we stopped on our way from Denver, Northbound!  more »
  • We stopped here to throw some trash away from our rental car when we realized it was a wildlife park. I sure wish we would have had more time to explore!  more »
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  • Absolutely amazing experience - Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge is a must visit if you are visiting Denver. To start things off, the Refuge is 100% free to visit. The staff at the visitor center were friendly and knowledgeable of the space. We took the driving tour and were able to see many deer, birds, and Buffalo. At one point an entire herd of Buffalo walked feet in front of our car. Such a unique experience that you can't get anywhere else. Beautiful animals, beautiful scenery.
  • Awesome place to see and learn about wildlife. Bison, bald eagles, deer, and a lot more. The auto tour is definitely recommended to see all the animals but don't leave your vehicles, it spooks the wildlife and is just unsafe. Other than that, definitely check out their free environmental education programs. Very informative! I attended their Falcon Frenzy where they brought in 5 falcons! It was awesome. Definitely check it out! Free admission for everyone!
  • (Warning: young adults from Central Florida during a fall vacation) Interesting expanse of an area. The Bison area is surrounded by a fence where you can ONLY ENTER INSIDE A VEHICLE. We drove fairly slow-- at around 30 mph, you can cross this enclosure in less than 10 minutes. There was not a ton of animals-- we saw TWO SMALL PACKS OF BISON, some deer, and small prairie dog-looking animals, but most of the time, it was just an expanse of grass. Outside the enclosure, there’s hiking areas, but we didn’t enter those. For the FREE ENTRY, this is a cool area to drive through.
  • This place is so cool and its free! So great for all ages. There's a great interactive area, classroom of sorts, tons of historical, environmental and animal info! Also a fun little store and a scavenger hunt complete with prizes! The people working there are so nice and helpful! The wildlife drive was great during which we saw bison and deer! It's a must see...we'll go back and take others with us!
  • This is a great way to spend a nice day with no plans. Several times my wife and I have made some coffee, grabbed a camera or two and driven through the self-guided tour. There are many different animals to see (no guarantees, however). Don't forget to look up. We've seen some pretty impressive birds in the trees.
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