High flying year-round fun and adventure! This mountain-top theme park nestled in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains in Glenwood Springs features a dizzying array of activities that brings out the kid in everyone including cave tours, thrill rides, mountain-top dining, children’s activities, special events, and so much more.
Winter on the Mountain
Yes! Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is open in the winter. The Glenwood Gondola, The Alpine Coaster, Haunted Mine Drop, Laser Tag, 4D Theater and both 40 minute walking cave tours are all open and ready for fun. Enjoy a GIANT musical Christmas Tree through the new year and stunning winter views!
Glenwood caverns Adventure Park offers an array of unique thrill rides and family attractions. The Giant Canyon Swing, Cliffhanger Roller Coaster and the Canyon Flyer are all perched on the edge of Glenwood Canyon, 1300 feet above the Colorado River. Ride one of the state’s longest alpine coasters as it winds its way 3,400 feet through the trees and down the side of Iron Mountain. It’s been named one of the “10 Best Roller-Coaster Rides of Your Life” by USA Today.
Be sure to try the thrilling Haunted Mine Drop, it’s the only drop tower in the world that plunges you 110’ down inside the mountain. Voted USA Today’s “Best New Amusement Park Attraction of 2017″.
Kids and adults will also love laser tag, the 4D motion motion theater and the scenic gondola that gives you access all the fun. The gondola offers panoramic views of Glenwood Springs, Mt. Sopris and the Roaring Fork and Colorado River Valleys as you ride 4,300 feet up the side of Iron Mountain in fully enclosed gondola cabins.
Explore an underground landscape millions of years in the making. Learn about the living cavern that’s home to thousands of formations, including stalactites, stalagmites, soda straws, cave bacon, and flowstone. Experience the amazing King’s Row, the most highly decorated cave room in Colorado. There are two 40-minute walking tours appropriate for most ages that depart throughout the day. The Glenwood Caverns and Historic Fairy Caves were voted “One of the Top 10 places in the Country to Go Underground”.
The Lookout Grille offers fresh and mouthwatering food options for guests. The on-mountain restaurant boasts incredible views.
The General Store offers homemade fudge and vintage candy that will send you back in time. For rock collectors, they have a wide selection of specimens ranging in size, shape, and color. There are plenty of T-shirts, hoodies, and jackets to choose from. There is also a great selection of handmade, artisan, and local products to browse.