Have you been waiting for the height of fall to see the colors and enjoy the great outdoors? Fall hits a thrilling high point at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park where a picture-pretty location is also the setting for autumn activities and adventure.Continue reading
If you’re looking for the ultimate thrill, look no further! The Giant Canyon Swing is a one-of-a-kind cliffside amusement at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. The swing takes guests nearly vertical at the height of each swinging arc and hits a top speed of 50 mph delivering potent, tummy-tickling, negative G-forces, all perched at the edge of a cliff on top of a mountain. That cliff is 1,300 feet above the Colorado River.
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.
All our employees at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park are looking forward to welcoming you back. Here are a few of the changes you will notice during your visit. We are looking forward to seeing your smiling faces!
Take a virtual tour of the Fairy Cave at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. This tour leads you on a quarter-mile-long underground stroll through narrow, winding passages, to natural water features and includes a stop at Exclamation Point—a viewing balcony with magnificent panoramas.
Named by C.W. Darrow who began giving tours in April 1896, the Fairy Caves was one of the first caves in the U.S. to have electric lighting installed. Today’s cave tour includes a historic lighting section called History Lane, which is illuminated with replica Edison and Marconi-style light bulbs. On your tour, you will experience a portion of the Fairy Cave just as a visitor would have viewed it over 100 years ago.
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park tops the list of things-to-do in Glenwood Springs. As one of the town’s most popular year-round attractions, the mountain-top theme park is nestled in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Glenwood Caverns features a dizzying array of activities that will bring out the kid in everyone. Explore the caves below, exciting thrill rides, dining, children’s activities, special events, and so much more.
Watch the Winter Alpine Coaster POV and get a sense of what it’s like to race down 3,400 feet of track down the mountain side. USA Today and Park World Magazine named the Alpine Coaster one of the 10 Best Roller Coaster Rides of Your Life.
When you’re riding the Alpine Coaster, you control your own speed and it enjoy the ride at your own pace! The Alpine Coaster is open year-round making it an all season thrill.
Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, you will find an intimate Glenwood Springs wedding venue. Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park offers a one-of-a-kind mountain-top setting for a unique wedding experience. Accessible by scenic gondola ride, with incredible views of the Roaring Fork Valley, Mt. Sopris and Colorado River.
The highest elevation, full-sized Roller Coaster in North America. Located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, the Cliffhanger Roller Coaster gives you stunning views of the canyon and city below. Cliff-side curves and heart-stopping drop offs make it a must-ride attraction for coaster aficionados and thrill-seekers. From the ride’s pinnacle are views of the Colorado River in Glenwood Canyon, 1,450 feet below!
Planning a visit to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, this summer? Here’s what to pack for a day at the park!
From sunscreen to water you will need these items when visiting us at 7,100 ft. in elevation. Gear up for a whole day so you can stay and play at America’s only mountain-top theme park.