Lambertson Lakes Barn. Photo Courtesy of City of Thornton

Located about 10 miles north of downtown Denver, Thornton is closer to the Denver International Airport than any other community in the metro area. Residents have easy access to the more than 25 major resort areas found in the nearby Rocky Mountains for skiing, hiking, rafting and camping, and beautiful, breathtaking views. Thornton has nearly 1,000 acres of land developed or designated for public parks, which include athletic fields and courts, swimming pools, recreation centers and gymnasiums. The city enjoys the cultural amenities and educational opportunities offered in nearby Denver. |