Visit the Carousel
October to mid-May Hours
Open Thursday – Monday 11am – 6pm
CLOSED Tuesday and Wednesday
Open every day the week of Thanksgiving
Open almost every day from December 21 – January 8
(Closed on Christmas Day)
See News & Events for special open days.
Tickets are $1 for everyone over 9 months old (people younger than 9 months ride free)
Frequent Riders can purchase punch cards ($1/ride)
We have a wheelchair ramp, step stools, and our staff is walker-friendly. The carousel has several stationary benches and easy-to-ride seats. The restrooms are handicapped-accessible and have diaper-changing stations.
Directions / How to Get Here
The Carousel is located just off Highway 119 in Nederland, at 20 Lakeview Drive, right beside the train cars.
From North East of Boulder
From I25 or 287 turn left on HWY 52
Turn left on HWY 157/Foothills
From Foothills Parkway turn Right on Baseline Road
From Baseline Road turn left on HWY 93/Broadway
Take 93 all the way to HWY 6 (to Golden)
In Golden turn right onto HWY 6 towards Blackhawk/Central City
Turn Right onto HWY 119 towards Nederland
The Carousel is in the Shopping Center Parking Lot, Turn right onto Lakeview Dr (at the red train cars)
Take US 36W from Denver to Boulder. In Boulder, take CO-119/Canyon Blvd. west (left). Drive through the Canyon 18 miles. When you reach Nederland, take a left at the traffic circle, cross the bridge and continue until you see the red train cars on your left. The Carousel is just behind them.
Information for group visits:
We’d love to have your group come visit us! Here are some helpful points.
- Call (303) 258 3457 to check available dates. Reserve the date and time of your visit by phone. Let us know approximately how many people to expect.
- Let us know if any of your party will need special assistance. We have a wheelchair lift, and our staff is walker-friendly. The Carousel has some stationary benches and easy-to-ride seats. The restrooms are handicapped-accessible and have diaper-changing stations.
- Parking is close by, as we are located next to the parking lot of the B&F Mountain Market. However, if you are coming in a very large bus, please park on Lakeview Drive adjacent to the B&F parking lot.
- Rides are $1 per person and can be paid for individually or by the group leader.
For links and information on what else to do in the Nederland area visit the Community page.