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Things To Do In Glenwood Springs

Go on an adventure in Glenwood Springs. 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 the gorgeous Glenwood Canyon. The possibilities are endless when there is so many fun and exciting things to do in Glenwood Springs.

Morning Steam on the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool

Glenwood Hot Springs Pool and Spa 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.

Glenwood Adventure Park tram at sunset

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 much more! 

Iron Mountain Hot Springs Bathhouse

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

Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves Interior

The only known natural vapor caves in North America, the mineral waters of the Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves have comforted visitors for more than 120 years. This natural wonder will soothe and amaze as you relax in the caves.

Hanging Lake in Summer

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 once you see the natural beauty that awaits you at the top.

Sunlight Mountain Resort Snowboarder

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.

Skiing and snowboarding are Glenwood's go-to winter activities, but there's also plenty more to do on a powder day including snowmobiling, snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, ice skating and even fat biking. Enjoy the beautiful Rockies blanketed in white!
Miles of whitewater rapids, in-river hot springs, and spectacular scenery make rafting in Glenwood Springs a must-do warm weather activity. Splashing down the mighty Colorado River you'll experience the beauty of Glenwood Canyon.
Surrounded by mountains and bisected by two rivers, Glenwood Springs is teeming with nearby nature trails waiting to be explored. Whether by foot, bike, or horse there is a trail for everyone at any skill level.
For history buffs and art aficionados, Glenwood Springs’ museums, galleries, and stages bring the past to life and shine the limelight on the visual and performing arts. Catch a show or visit the Railroad Museum for an experience rich in history.
Opportunities to make a splash abound in Glenwood Springs; rafting, kayaking, and fishing are just a few options. For a fun-soaked good time, give these other river sports a try. Why not explore canoeing or stand-up paddleboarding next!
No vacation in Glenwood Springs would be complete without leaving a little time for shopping. Come explore all that Glenwood Springs shopping has to offer; from the beautiful Glenwood Meadows mall to the local shops downtown!
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. Book a well-deserved spa day for the ultimate experience in relaxation.
Choose a Glenwood Springs guided tour to experience familiar and out-of-the-ordinary activities around Glenwood Springs. From horses to Segways whatever your mode of transportation, there is sure to be a guided tour that suits you and your family.
With two rivers and miles of Gold Medal designated waters, outstanding fly fishing opportunities await anglers in Glenwood Springs. Explore the rivers around town and adventure to more remote small streams and high alpine lakes for a real challenge!
Take adventure to new heights in Glenwood Springs with thrilling gravity-defying activities! From skydiving to paragliding to thrill rides atop a mountain there is so much to experience! And the view is breathtaking; you'll have the bird's eye-view of beautiful Glenwood Springs.
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. Enjoy the river however you please floating, fishing or zip line over it!
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. From traditional golf to disc and mini golf, there is something for everyone!
Step up for the ultimate vertical adventure; climb indoors or outside, ascend the cliffs in scenic Glenwood Canyon and in winter, scale frozen waterfalls nearby! If you are new to climbing local guides can create a custom climb trip for you.