The Town of Lyons is known as "The Double Gateway to the Rockies" due to its proximity to St. Vrain Creek and the fact its location offers two canyon paths into the mountains and more specifically, Rocky Mountain National Park. Lyons has a small town feel, yet it's not far from Boulder and Longmont. Lyons offers a multitude of activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Hiking, biking, rafting, fishing, tubing or enjoying the beautiful views and abundant wildlife are just a few of the attractions to be found in Lyons. Lyons also offers many unique antique shops that draw treasure seekers from all around Colorado. The Summer Concert Series features local artists and Lyons Good Old Days and Lyons Outdoor Games are fun local events with food, games, music and more. While Lyons itself features acres and acres of parks and open space, the areas surrounding Lyons also offer ample natural wilderness to explore, including Rabbit Mountain and Lion Gulch Trail.