Hanging Lake in Glenwood Canyon
Paragliders catching a view of Mount Sopris
Whitewater rafting on the Colorado River
Cross-country skiing on Sunlight Mountain
Biking the Rio Grande Trail along the Colorado River
Alpine coaster ride at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park
Soak in the springs, ski the slopes
Legendary Hot Springs
The world’s largest mineral hot springs, Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, has welcomed visitors to swim and soak for well over a century. Go underground at the Yampah Vapor Caves for a natural steam bath like you’ve never experienced. The hot springs have even left their mark high atop Iron Mountain, where Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is located. Guides escort visitors into a subterranean world to see cave formations preserved in a pristine state.
Exceptional, Family-Friendly Skiing
Just minutes from downtown Glenwood Springs, Sunlight Mountain Resort is an affordable family destination. The value-priced Sunlight ski-swim-stay packages have been a favorite for decades. Also nearby are the ski destinations of Aspen, Snowmass and Vail. Bundle these world-class resorts with affordable lodging in Glenwood Springs, and you’ll enjoy your vacation with a little extra cash in your pocket.
Memorable Outdoor Adventures
It couldn’t be easier to find adventures in Glenwood Springs, which is surrounded by mountains and two rivers. Start by hiking to Hanging Lake or biking in Glenwood Canyon; hundreds of miles of trails provide endless options. The Colorado and Roaring Fork rivers offer unparalleled recreation choices, including whitewater rafting and fishing. Glenwood Whitewater Activity Area is one of the best in the world, attracting kayakers and stand-up paddleboard enthusiasts.
And there’s so much more. Go paragliding off Red Mountain in summer, hunting in the White River National Forest in fall and Nordic skiing and snowshoeing in winter. Year-round, enjoy dining at award-winning restaurants and checking out the full calendar of events. For a real thrill, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park features the highest elevation roller coaster in North America.
Glenwood Springs is a place where you can design your ideal vacation and then relax and soak it all in.