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How a Colorado Theme Park Ended Up on Top of a Mountain

2017-05-02T11:17:26+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Behind the Scenes, Cave Exploration, Glenwood Caverns History, News|

A mountain is ideal for many things - hiking, skiing, hang gliding, but it’s not the most logical location for a theme park. Yet, situated 7, 100 feet above sea level in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is America’s only mountain-top theme park. How exactly did Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park end up there? Well, follow the [...]

Oh Fudge! A Colorado Visitor Favorite

2017-09-28T06:27:28+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Behind the Scenes, News|

  Making tons (yes, literal tons) of fudge a year, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park could easily give Willy Wonka and his mythical Chocolate Factory some sweet competition. Glenwood Caverns is better known for its adventure rides and cave tours, but the Colorado theme park also happens to churn out mountains of fudge annually. The melt-in-your-mouth [...]

Make the Most of Your Colorado Summer Vacation to Glenwood Springs

2017-04-11T17:35:40+00:00 April 11th, 2017|News, Vacation Planning|

Incorporate these Glenwood Springs travel tips for a family-friendly Colorado summer vacation that’s a blast from arrival to departure. Book lodging. Do this first and your Glenwood Springs vacation will be off to a great start. There’s plenty of room for everyone in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, though depending on when you visit, choices may [...]

Skill Building: 5 Perks of Working at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

2017-03-31T06:49:40+00:00 March 29th, 2017|News|

Working a summer job at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, certainly has its perks. Where else can you take a gondola to your shift at America’s only mountain-top theme park? Or look up from your post operating an attraction and see jaw-dropping views of the Colorado Rockies? Employees also get the [...]

Special Events Hit New Heights At Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

2017-03-17T08:53:22+00:00 February 9th, 2017|News, Top Stories, Vacation Planning|

Event planners, for high-flying fun that’s easy to arrange, take your group to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Professional party planners know that choosing the right venue is essential for hosting a successful special event. Whether you’re planning a reunion, school outing, company picnic, a retirement party or even a wedding, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park [...]

Two More Weeks of Mountain Fall Festival!

2017-03-27T14:56:28+00:00 October 16th, 2016|News, Special Events, Top Stories|

Have you made it up to the Mountain Fall Festival? If not, no worries! There’s plenty of time to head up Iron Mountain to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, where autumn fun awaits! The park is still alive with fall colors, and there are lots of great photo opportunities all over the [...]

Race for the kids!

2017-03-27T15:24:38+00:00 October 1st, 2016|News, Special Events, Top Stories|

Looking for something fun to do on the weekend, that also happens to be for a great cause? Look no further! Youth Zone Ascent and Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park are partnering to host the First Annual 5K Race on Saturday, October 8. Participants are invited to run, hike, bike or segway from Two Rivers [...]

Lift-Up: “A beaming light in a trying time of darkness”

2016-11-05T06:46:23+00:00 September 7th, 2016|Glenwood Caverns Tram, News, Special Events, Top Stories|

As most people familiar with Music on the Mountain know, we partner with the non-profit organization Lift-Up for Can for a Tram, a program that collects cans of food at the tram base at every concert. We also collect turkeys in November for Lift-Up's Thanksgiving meals during our Turkey-Tram-a-Ganza event. We thought we would shine [...]

August 16th is National Roller Coaster Day!

2016-11-05T06:46:23+00:00 August 5th, 2016|News, Special Events, Top Stories|

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, August 16th and get ready to scream: it’s National Roller Coaster Day! We will  be celebrating at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park by riding the nation’s highest roller coaster, the Cliffhanger Roller Coaster. There will be prize giveaways, including Annual Thrill Passes for the 100th and 300th Cliffhanger riders! The [...]

More Live Music Ahead at FAC!

2016-11-05T06:46:23+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Glenwood Caverns Tram, News|

Haven’t had a chance to make it up to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park for Friday Afternoon Club? It’s not too late! We’re about halfway through the FAC season, and there are still plenty of chances to take in the views and enjoy free live tunes mountain-top in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. With Glenwood Caverns recently awarded [...]

Glenwood Caverns honored with four Locals’ Choice Awards

2016-11-05T06:46:24+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|News, Top Stories|

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park was honored with four Post Independent Locals' Choice Awards, announced on June 17 in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, at Strawberry Days! We’re thrilled to be recognized as a favorite destination among the members of the community. The awards received were: Best Local Attraction  (Gold) Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and Iron [...]

Poser: Not just your average band/synchronized swimming team

2017-10-18T11:10:20+00:00 June 4th, 2014|News|

Roaring Fork Valley-based band Poser will play at Music on the Mountain this Saturday, June 7th. Poser is made up of Matt Harrington (lead vocals and rhythm guitar),  Mark Pearson (bass guitar and background vocals), Michael Miller (keyboards and background vocals), Paul Buechler (lead guitar), and Mike Luciano (drums). It’s the band’s first time playing [...]