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Nederland is a city in Colorado.

Get in[edit]

By bus from Boulder.

Get around[edit]



Nederland is full of interesting establishments and residents. Just walk around for a while and talk to people and you'll get an idea.

If you come around the time of Ned Fest, the place will be full of hippies, too.


  • Frozen Dead Guy Days. A winter festival surrounding the bizarre story of a frozen human body.
  • The Nederland Music & Arts Festival (NedFest). A bluegrass, jazz and world-beat music festival
  • 1 Carousel of Happiness, 20 Lakeview Dr., Nederland, CO 80466 (From Boulder, go west on CO-119/Canyon Blvd. Continue for 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. Turn left onto Lakeview Drive and then right into the shopping center parking lot), +1 303 258-3457, . Seasonal, check website. The Carousel of Happiness is a folk art experience that houses a restored and fully-functioning 1910 Looff carousel, which turns to the music of a 1913 Wurlitzer band organ. It was built for the Saltair beach resort, on the south shore of the Great Salt Lake in Utah. It was brought to Nederland and lovingly restored by local sculptor Scott Harrison. Visitors can ride the original carousel animals, listen to the original organ music, go upstairs to see the original carousel gears at work, and indulge in some wonderful old-time Americana nostalgia. $1 to ride carousel, free for children under 1 with paying adult.




There are a handful of bars and at least one brew pub in this small town.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Nederland
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Jct W US 6.svg EBlack Hawk  S Colorado 119.svg N  BoulderLongmont

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