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Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway, Golden

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Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway is located in Golden. Plan to visit Lariat Loop National Scenic Byway and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Golden attractions using our Golden travel itinerary planner.
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  • Most amazing views can be found along this road. We just happened to turn the wrong way and ended up taking this route. You can see all of Golden, Downtown Denver skyline, and pretty much greater Denv...  more »
  • We took this drive on our last day in Golden. The scenery is amazing, and there are several small towns you go through. It took about 45 minutes. We ended up in a great little old bar in Morrison, CO....  more »
  • Beautiful drive but for a flatlander it was nerving at times. There are steep hills and large trucks driving this road. But its a big highway and we just stayed to the right. Worth the drive to see th...  more »

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