Join us on a wild ride as we discover some of Colorado’s oldest amusement parks. Elitch Gardens, Denver’s most popular park, opened in 1890 and operated as Denver’s first botanic garden, zoo, and motion picture theater. Across town, Lakeside Amusement Park wowed with its Art Deco décor. In Burlington, their speedy animal carousel attracted children of all ages. Discover why these parks are the most thrilling in Colorado.