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Go on an adventure. Try something new like a Segway tour, commune with nature on miles of trails, take in a show, fly high on a thrill ride, soak in mineral hot springs, or chill out on the river through Glenwood Canyon. Glenwood Springs is a destination filled with possibilities.

Glenwood Hot Springs is the home of the world’s largest mineral hot springs pool. The historic thermal spring water has been drawing visitors from all over the world since 1888.

Take adventure to new heights at this Western-themed park where a scenic tram ride to the top of Iron Mountain kicks off a day of fun with incredible views, amusement rides, cave tours, and more!


Iron Mountain Hot Springs is located alongside the Colorado River in Glenwood Springs, just across from the tram at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Rocky Mountain views soothe and inspire.

The only known natural vapor caves in North America, the mineral waters of the Yampa Spa and Vapor Caves have comforted visitors for more than 120 years.

Hanging Lake is a crystal-clear, travertine lake located high atop the cliffs of Glenwood Canyon. The mile-long hike is steep and rigorous, but rewarding. 

Glenwood Springs’ very own ski resort is one of the best kept secrets in Colorado. Fun, friendly, and best of all – affordable, Sunlight is a wintertime winner with families and groups.

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Miles of whitewater rapids, in-river hot springs and spectacular scenery make rafting in Glenwood Springs a must-do warm weather activity.
Surrounded by mountains and bisected by two rivers, Glenwood Springs is teeming with nearby nature trails waiting to be explored.
For history buffs and arts aficionados, Glenwood Springs’ museums, galleries and stages bring the past to life and shine the limelight on the visual and performing arts.
Opportunities to make a splash abound in Glenwood Springs; rafting and kayaking are just two options. For a fun-soaked good time, give canoeing or standup paddleboarding a try.
Glenwood Springs' global reputation as a wellness destination dates back to the 1880s, and the healing tradition continues with spas offering an ever-increasing array of treatments and services.
No vacation to Glenwood Springs would be complete without leaving a little time for shopping. Come explore all that Glenwood Springs shopping has to offer.
Choose a guided tour to experience familiar and out-of-the-ordinary activities in a variety of locales around Glenwood Springs.
With two rivers and miles of Gold Medal designated waters, outstanding fly fishing opportunities await anglers in Glenwood Springs.
Take adventure to new heights in Glenwood Springs with thrilling gravity-defying activities, from skydiving to ziplining and paragliding to thrill rides.
Glenwood Canyon, carved over 3 million years by the power of the Colorado River and snow-melt from the Continental Divide, is the gateway to Glenwood Springs from the east. This extraordinary 16-mile canyon provides access to several hikes, a bike path and river rafting.
Not only is the Colorado River through Glenwood Canyon one of the most scenic sections in the state, it is a recreational paradise for anglers and boaters of all varieties.
The White River National Forest is the most visited national forest in the nation. With 2.3 million acres for recreation, there is something for everyone to enjoy in the national forest surrounding Glenwood Springs.
Championship-caliber golfing is just a stroke away in Glenwood Springs where undulating greens and staggering mountain views are par for the course.
Step up for the ultimate vertical adventure; climb indoors or outside, ascend the cliffs in scenic Glenwood Canyon. In winter, scale frozen waterfalls nearby!
Skiing and snowboarding are Glenwood's go-to winter activities, but there's also plenty more to do on a powder day including snowmobiling, snow shoeing, Nordic skiing, ice skating and even fat biking.