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Top Ten Reasons Glenwood Caverns should be…

2017-10-18T11:10:21+00:00 June 21st, 2013|Cave Exploration, Glenwood Caverns History, News|

Top Ten Reasons Glenwood Caverns should be the Eighth Wonder of the World Recently, the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association entered Glenwood Caverns and the Historic Fairy Caves into VirtualTourist.com’s contest to crown “The Eighth Wonder of the World.” Tourism boards, chambers of commerce and visitor bureaus around the world are sending in nominations [...]

Free Funday Passes to Royal Gorge Bridge

2017-10-18T11:10:22+00:00 June 20th, 2013|News, Top Stories|

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Offers Free Funday Passes to Royal Gorge Bridge and Park Annual Passholders In a show of solidarity for the Colorado amusement industry, loyal fans of the iconic Royal Gorge Bridge and Park have another option this summer, and it’s free. Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, based in Glenwood Springs, is offering [...]

Night Plane Re-Release Offers Vintage Tracks and New Live Recordings

2017-10-18T11:10:22+00:00 June 6th, 2013|Behind the Scenes, News|

Today's music scene can be disheartening. It's often populated by electronica, DJs, and overproduced pop. If you've ever felt nostalgic for the good ol' days of rock 'n' roll, when bands played self-written songs with real instruments, Night Plane's recent re-release of their 1982 album (Night Plane) is just the cure (as is their upcoming [...]

Glenwood Caverns Celebrates Summer, 10th Anniversary

2017-10-18T11:10:22+00:00 May 16th, 2013|News, Special Events|

Glenwood Caverns Celebrates Summer, 10th Anniversary and 5th Season of Music on the Mountain on May 24 Reflecting pools seen on the newly expanded Historic Fairy Caves Tour provide a unique perspective on these beautiful formations. Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colo., will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a [...]

Top 10 Things for Families to Do in Colorado this Summer

2016-11-05T06:46:37+00:00 April 3rd, 2012|News, Thrill Rides, Top Stories, Vacation Planning|

Go jump off a cliff! Trekaroo, a popular family travel planning website, just released its list of the Top 10 Things for Families to Do in Colorado…and Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is included! In the ever-popular Jump Off a Cliff category, written just for those thrill-seeking families out there, the Giant Canyon Swing is called [...]

Bluebird Finds New Nest

2016-11-05T06:46:37+00:00 March 21st, 2012|Behind the Scenes, News|

With more and more visitors discovering Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, it was time to add to the transportation options for bringing people up and down Iron Mountain. The tram is a fun and interesting way to make the trip, but in inclement weather or for large groups, another, reliable way to get around was becoming [...]

Glenwood Caverns’ First Employee Looks Back

2017-10-18T11:10:23+00:00 December 29th, 2011|Behind the Scenes, Cave Exploration, Glenwood Caverns History, News, Top Stories|

Tour Guide manager Bob Koper in King's Row at Glenwood CavernsKelly Cox photo Bob Koper knows a thing or two about being underground. The longtime Glenwood Caverns tour guide has been sharing his enthusiasm and knowledge about the historic caves since 1999, the first year they were open to the public. Steve [...]

Looking Back at 2011 – What a Year!

2016-11-05T06:46:38+00:00 December 28th, 2011|News|

While I’m not one to play favorites, 2011 is definitely on the short list of exciting years at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Here’s a quick look back at the highlights… January: We announced that a new species of pseudoscorpion unique to Glenwood Caverns and Historic Fairy Caves was named. February: Bret Pfost, Disney’s Senior Manager [...]

Holiday gifts that bring smiles all year long

2016-11-05T06:46:38+00:00 November 29th, 2011|News|

What’s small enough to tuck into a stocking or Christmas card, but big enough to last all year long? An annual pass to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park! You have two choices: For just $25 per person, the Annual Tram Pass includes unlimited rides on the Iron Mountain Tramway for a whole year, plus a 10% [...]

Oyster Adventure Race 2011

2016-11-05T06:46:38+00:00 July 12th, 2011|News, Special Events, Sports|

Oyster Adventure Race 2011 in Glenwood Springs Returns to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Earlier in the year the Webmeister reviewed the 2010 Oyster Racing series in Glenwood Springs, speculating about whether racers would return to Glenwood Caverns for the 2011 race. Fortunately (or unfortunately for racers starting out in 45 degrees F. and the [...]

2011 Local’s Choice Winners: Two Golds

2016-11-05T06:46:38+00:00 July 6th, 2011|News|

There was standing room only Thursday evening, June 30th, when a packed crowd gathered at the Glenwood Masonic Lodge for the Glenwood Springs Post Independent 2011 Local's Choice Awards Celebration. This year, in addition to food and drinks and other merriment, the announcements were followed by entertaining skits performed by the Glenwood Vaudeville Revue. Glenwood [...]

The Travel Channel’s Bert the Conqueror is Coming to Visit!

2016-11-05T06:46:39+00:00 April 22nd, 2011|News, Thrill Rides|

Describing Bert Kreischer in a few words isn't easy and the term "thrill seeker" doesn't even scratch the surface. Throw in hilariously absurd, fearless and passionate about fun, and you start to get the picture. As host of the popular Travel Channel’s Bert the Conqueror television series, Bert will visit Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs [...]

Adventure Park Philanthropic Business of the Year

2016-11-05T06:46:39+00:00 April 22nd, 2011|Behind the Scenes, News|

Glenwood Springs Chamber Names Adventure Park Philanthropic Business of the Year Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park was named Philanthropic Small Business of the Year at the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association's Annual Gala on April 21, 2011. Chris Ehlers was on hand to accept the award. Giving back to the families in its community [...]