Glenwood Caverns Cave Tours

The most highly decorated cave room in Colorado!

40 min guided walking tour suitable for most fitness levels.

For those seeking an authentic cave adventure. SORRY we are currently unable to run Wild Cave Tours.

Learn more about the rich history of our caves!

Colorado's Largest Show Cave Open to the Public!

Since 1999, Glenwood Caverns has been welcoming the visitors to see the spectacular natural wonders hidden inside Iron Mountain. If time permits, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park recommends visitors take both the Historic Fairy Cave and King’s Row tours. Both tours, as well as unlimited turns on rides and attractions, are included in a Glenwood Caverns Funday Pass. The first cave tour begins approximately 60 minutes after park opens.

Enjoy a ride on the NEW Glenwood Gondola and then go underground on two walking cave tours–King’s Row is recognized as one of the leading show caves in the country.

"One of the Top 10 Places to Go Underground!"

~ USA TODAY

NEED TO KNOW

  • Both Cave Tours are included with the Funday Pass.
  • The cave stays a cool 52 degrees year round. To maximize your enjoyment, please bring a light jacket or sweater and wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • Since a portion of the Historic Fairy Cave Tour is outside, please be prepared for unpredictable Glenwood Springs, Colorado, weather.
  • Please remember that food and liquids of any sort (water, formula, juice, etc.) are prohibited in the caverns. Make sure children are well-fed prior to entering the cave.
  • An adult must accompany children under 14. Small children should be carried in arms or in a front pack.
  • Because occasional narrow passageways and our concern for the safety of our guests, backpacks and strollers are not allowed in the cave. Storage lockers are available for rent along the Caver’s Corner walkway near the Upper Cave Entrance.
  • Due to the elevation (7100′) and slight exertion required, the tour is not recommended for persons who are pregnant or have heart or respiratory problems.
  • Cameras are allowed inside the cave. Please be courteous of the other visitors in your tour group when taking pictures. Mono/tri-pods are not allowed inside the cave.
  • The maximum number of guests allowed on the Historic Fairy Tour is 20. Maximum on King’s Row Tour is 25.
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  • Fun, fun,fun!!! The only way up or down is on a Gondola and you’ll see some breathtaking views.
    I stopped in with my sister and we…
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    Suly Bolanos
    1/26/2021

    Had a lot of fun here! A lot of stuff was closed either for winter or because of Covid but there was still a good… read more

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    Brigham Flint
    1/20/2021

    If I could give this place 10 stars – I would. We went at the end of December and the crowds were low, attractions were… read more

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    Jessica Moore
    1/13/2021
  • 5 star ratingOh my did we ever have a blast today even though there’s the COVID and the Park was operating at 30%. We grandparents,… read more

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    Jackie R.
    12/19/2020

    5 star ratingFun for everyone! Great experience for everyone! Not everything was open due to the season but it was nice to walk around! The mountain rollercoaster was a blast!… read more

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    JJ M
    12/18/2020

    If I ever get questioned about my most memorable/best experience adventure park/rides, the answer will be Glenwood Caverns Adventure park.
    This is probably one of those…
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    S L
    12/01/2020
  • 5 star ratingWe took our 2 kids to do the cavern tours. We road the Gondola up, kids enjoyed. We first did the Kings Cavern,… read more

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    D F.
    11/29/2020

    5 star ratingGreat for family with kids 5 and older Incredibly fun. My kids were 6 and 8 and they had a blast. Amazing views and very thrilling rides. We went during the pandemic so… read more

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    jmarievw
    11/22/2020

    5 star ratingGlenwood handles stress in a seemingly effortless manner. Made this a part of our trip through CO, Summer 2020. First arrived to see the caves & that was a smart move.
    Education before recreation….

    We…
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    Phoenix
    11/20/2020