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Visit Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, nestled in the mountains overlooking historic Glenwood Springs, Colo., for a unique mountain-top adventure. Wholesome family fun, from kids’ activities and attractions to rides for die-hard thrill seekers, makes this the perfect vacation destination.
The Iron Mountain Tramway travels 4,300 feet from the floor of the Roaring Fork Valley, offering breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains from fully enclosed gondolas. At the top, you can enjoy two guided walking cave tours or an on-your-belly Wild Tour of Glenwood Caverns and Historic Fairy Caves, recognized as one of the country’s leading show caves. Ride the longest alpine coaster in Colorado, with individual cars on tracks that race down the mountainside. Enjoy the Cliffhanger Roller Coaster, the highest elevation coaster in America, with cliff-side curves and heart-stopping drop-offs. The Giant Canyon Swing launches you out over Glenwood Canyon, 1,300 feet above the Colorado River. Additional attractions include a 4D motion theater, a zip ride, a climbing wall, sluice box gemstone mining, geode cutting, a Ferris wheel ride, a giant maze, old-fashioned photos.
The Lookout Grille serves burgers, salads, sandwiches and drinks on the deck or inside by the fire when it’s chilly outside, with a great kids’ menu. The Snack Shack offers casual outdoor dining during the summer months. Group discounts and packages make it ideal for parties, groups and reunions. The Adventure Park is located on I-70 midway between Aspen and Vail, and is open year-round. Call 800-530-1635 or visit www.GlenwoodCaverns.com for more information.