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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 are so many exciting and fun things to do in Colorado.

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 - Private Hot Springs Colorado

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 in private hot springs Colorado style!

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 hot springs caves Colorado has to offer!

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.

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.
Let us entertain you! There’s always something going on in Glenwood Springs. Enjoy everything from belly-busting laughs to sing-a-longs and even the sweat-inducing challenge of escaping from a locked room!
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.
Take a look at Glenwood Springs from a different point of view; through the lens of history or the eyes of our talented artists.
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, the gateway to Glenwood Springs, was carved over 3 million years by the power of the Colorado River. This 16-mile canyon provides endless opportunities for recreation including hiking, biking, river rafting and more. Discover this and other canyons in Colorado!
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!
World-class climbing adventures begin in Glenwood Springs, a top year-round destination for climbers in Colorado. For the ultimate peak experience, scale the heights at Rifle Mountain Park or in Glenwood Canyon
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!
Glenwood Springs, Colorado is the perfect Colorado mountain town to use as a home base to explore the Rocky Mountains. Or include a stop in Glenwood Springs as part of a larger loop through the Western Slope of Colorado.