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A Roadside Attraction is an unusual, often oversized or comical tourist attraction along side the road and is used by a community or area to present some information or history of the community or area; sometimes even just a mascot. Add the Roadside Attraction you have found in your travels across the country or around the world. This category is NOT for general tourist locations that would better fit in the Official Local Tourism Attractions category
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Roadside AttractionsDenver Bison Herd Overlook at Genesee - Golden, CO

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Denver maintains two small bison herds which helped to re-establish herds after their near extinction from slaughter

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/6/2010

last visited: 5/22/2014

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Roadside AttractionsSculptured "Sleeper" House - Golden, CO

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These coordinates are from the photographic 'pull-off' on I-70; you cannot visit the actual house as it is on private property. ThHe house is now a listed NRHP location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/8/2012

last visited: 5/2/2014

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The controversial grave site of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/20/2009

last visited: 9/27/2019

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This school emblem (Colorado School of Mines) is now lit with energy efficient lights.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/8/2012

last visited: 3/14/2011

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Roadside AttractionsTriceratops Trail - Golden, CO

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These coordinates are for the trail head - parking may be problematic since this attraction is on the Colorado School of Mines property and parking at any college is difficult!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/8/2012

last visited: 7/9/2018

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A tall stone chimney stands in the middle of a fairway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/14/2010

last visited: 3/20/2014

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Dinosaur Ridge is part of the Morrison Fossil Area National Natural Landmark. Per State Law, NOTHING can be removed from this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/8/2012

last visited: 7/16/2021

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Roadside AttractionsDirections Signpost - Golden, Colorado

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If you start from the Rock Rest Lodge Smokehouse Saloon in Golden, you'll find your way.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: 3/18/2014

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Roadside AttractionsGiant Lighthouse Candle - Golden, Colorado [ARCHIVED]

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From Lighthouse to Giant Candle, either way, you can't miss it while driving on I-70. NOTE: New owners have taken down the flame and repainted everything dark gray.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 3/18/2014

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Frontier Fast Food in a Fake Fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/6/2009

last visited: 11/15/2019

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Many small buildings for children to peek into.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: 7/16/2021

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OK, as soon as I quit laughing, I realized with Colorado's drought, our boats have to walk [grin]!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/5/2015

last visited: 3/2/2018

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Roadside AttractionsDavies' Chuck Wagon Diner - Lakewood, Colorado

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A classic western style chrome diner with a daily lunch special of nostalgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/29/2009

last visited: 5/21/2016

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Roadside AttractionsCovered Wagon Eatery - Wheat Ridge, Colorado

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A covered chuck wagon that serves burritos right to your covered station wagon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: 11/19/2009

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A Sunday comic strip WW2 war hero is honored by a small Colorado town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: 7/9/2018

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Roadside AttractionsHorse in a Hazmat Suit - Arvada, CO

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This controversial piece both reports and warns of the environmental risks and dangers of nuclear weapon production. It was vandalized and has been restored, reinstalled and surveillance cameras added.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 4/3/2018

last visited: 3/21/2019

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Roadside Attractions"Bugs" Bunny Motel - Lakewood, Colorado

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A flea-bag motel infamous for it's copyright infringement of a certain cartoon rabbit.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 12/1/2009

Image for The Face on the Bar Room Floor, Teller House - Central City, COview gallery

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Roadside AttractionsThe Face on the Bar Room Floor, Teller House - Central City, CO

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The Teller House Hotel was one of the finest hotel west of the Mississippi in it's heyday.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: never

Image for Rocky Flats Lounge - Boulder, Colorado [ARCHIVED]view gallery

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Roadside AttractionsRocky Flats Lounge - Boulder, Colorado [ARCHIVED]

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Update: Burned to the ground. Get Nuclear Wasted at the Rocky Flats Lounge!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/8/2009

last visited: never

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Roadside AttractionsCellular Village - Littleton, Colorado

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Great Accommodations for Cellular Phone Towers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/8/2009

last visited: 3/21/2015

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Roadside AttractionsSleeping Giant in a Sombrero - Denver, Colorado

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A lonely sombrero has found it's cowboy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/17/2009

last visited: 7/21/2009

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Roadside AttractionsMonument to the Birthplace of the Cheeseburger - Denver, CO

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The Cheeseburger was (or wasn't) trademarked in Colorado in 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 7/31/2016

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Roadside AttractionsGiant Milk Can Ice Cream Shop - Denver, Colorado

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Part sculpture, part building, patrons enjoy ice cream served from a design based on a 1928-vintage style cream can. Little Man Ice Cream is pure nostalgia nestled in the 21st century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Big B Bob

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/31/2009

last visited: 12/24/2016

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Roadside AttractionsBuckhorn Exchange - Denver, CO

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The Buckhorn Exchange is Denver's oldest restaurant serving game meat and 'Rocky Mountain Oysters' daily with a 575 collection of taxidermy mounts looking on!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 1/30/2013

last visited: 12/2/2010

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Roadside Attractions20-Foot-Tall Dog Made of Dog Tags - Denver, CO

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Newly installed huge dog sculpture made of dog tags.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 5/6/2018

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