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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 [...]

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 [...]

Take your special event to new heights at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

2017-10-18T11:10:17+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Vacation Planning, Video|

Planning a special event? Consider a mountain-top destination where your guests travel to the venue on a gondola! Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, can help you plan a reunion, party, wedding, reception, company event or team building, or banquet that your guests will always remember. With breathtaking views, activities for [...]

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 [...]

Family fun at Glenwood Caverns’ Mountain Fall Festival

2017-10-18T11:10:17+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Vacation Planning, Video|

Join us for mountains of fun at our second annual Fall Festival! Through Oct. 30, 2016, you'll find a pumpkin patch, fall photo opportunities, and food and drink specials. There’s even more fun on Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m. with hayrides, family-friendly games, scavenger hunts, face painting and pumpkin decorating. On Saturday, [...]

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 Springs Ride and Relax Combo

2017-10-18T11:10:17+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Video|

There’s a great way to explore two of Glenwood Springs’ most popular destinations – Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and the new Iron Mountain Hot Springs. The Ride & Relax Combo Package allows you to save on admission to both! It includes one visit to each during a 7-day period. That means you can [...]

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 [...]