Long-time Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park employee, now Glenwood Gondola Supervisor, Tommy Sweeney gives us a peek at what’s involved in running those iconic orange gondolas up and down the mountain!Continue reading
Staycations, holistays, nearcations…Whatever you call getaways close to home, their popularity continues as pent-up demand for long-delayed travel has people itching to escape the confines of home. Luckily, spring breakers in western Colorado have a unique destination with world-class attractions just a few miles away.
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs has everything a family needs to build wonderful memories. The fun begins with a scenic ride on the Glenwood Gondola to the top of Iron Mountain to spend the day at the only mountain-top theme park in America.
Once there, they can enjoy two walking tours of Glenwood Caverns and the Historic Fairy Cave, which has been named one of the best cave tours in America by USA TODAY. Unlimited turns on the world’s only underground drop ride, the Haunted Mine Drop, and the Alpine Coaster provide thrills and chills, while the 4D Motion Theater and Laser Tag Arena deliver laughs for the whole family.
Top it off with breathtaking, panoramic views, lunch at the Lookout Grille and shopping for souvenirs at the General Store and this staycation is one they’ll remember for years to come. Stay the night at one of the park’s lodging partners to get discounted admission!
Open daily beginning March 12! See our Park Calendar for hours.
Through March 7, the Funday Pass with Unlimited Alpine Coaster rides is $44/adult and $39/child 3-12. Starting March 8, prices are $47 and $42.
Weather apps help avoid unexpected rainouts for your outdoor fun. While we keep a close eye on the weather at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, these apps can help you see what’s in the forecast.Continue reading
Plenty of sunshine and lots of snow, that’s spring skiing in Glenwood Springs! With an unbeatable combination of weather conditions, February and March are a great time of year to hit the slopes for Colorado spring skiing.Continue reading
See how it works with this great Behind the Scenes video of the Park favorite, Alpine Coaster! Everyday our maintenance team inspects and prepares the Coaster for fast turns and thrills down 3,400 feet of track. Stay tuned for more Behind the Scenes videos of all the thrilling rides at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park.
Wow your special someone with a well-planned day of fun, topped off with dinner in Glenwood Springs. These ideas are particularly appropriate for February, the month we celebrate romantic love, but steal them anytime you want to impress the love of your life!Continue reading