Glenwood Caverns - Glenwood Springs, CO - an underground adventure



Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is located at 51000 2 Rivers Plaza Road in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Visitors can view the cave formations underground during a guided walking tour at the facility or take a ride on the Alpine Coaster. There is also a 4D theater at the park in addition to a laser tag arena. Lunch can be had at the Lookout Grille on top of the mountain with its rustic interior and viewing decks.

The park and its attractions are open Thursday through Sunday from 10am until 5pm during the winter. The last tram up the mountain leaves and hour before the facility closes. The hours of the Lookout Grill and General Store Gift Shop which are both at the top of the Iron Mountain are the same as the park hours.

Tours of the caves are given from 10am until 3pm Thursday through Sunday at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. The walking tours are guided and take seventy minutes to go through Colorado's largest show cave. There is no crawling or walking and street clothing should be worn. There are one-hundred and twenty-seven steps with handrails leading into and out of the cave.

The wild tour requires a minimum of four people to take by reservation Saturdays at 10:30 in the morning. The adventure tour at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is available at 2:30 on Saturday. Both tours may be taken on other days with an appointment provided that a guide is available to lead the tour.

Admittance to the park is $12 for adults and $8 for children aged three to twelve for the entrance only including the Iron Mountain Tramway or for the bus if the tram is closed. The fee for entering the park and taking the cave tour is $22 for adults and $18 for children. The adventure tour requires that visitors be ten years or older to participate; the ninety minute tour costs $30. The wild tour which is three hours long requires guests to be at least thirteen years of age and costs $60. Guests should contact the Adventure/Wild Tours to verify the dates the tours are offered. All those aged sixty-five and up and members of the military receive a ten percent discount off all of these prices.

The Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park does not allow pets in the gondola cars or the park for guests' safety. Adults have to ride the gondola with anyone under the age of sixteen. The park does not allow guests to bring in any outside coolers, drinks, food or alcohol in the facility. There are not any outside food, drinks, strollers or backpacks allowed in the cave. Smoking may be done in designated of the facility only.

Additional information about the facilities, activities, fees and regulations at park can be obtained by contacting the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park directly. Children under the age of three are admitted to the park at no cost with an adult. There are some guidelines and restrictions for all the facilities at the caverns.

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