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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]