Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Kicks Off Mountain Fall Festival with Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides and Family Fun
Visitors to the mountain-top park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, can celebrate fall Oct. 1 – 30 with hayrides, pumpkins and food and drink specials. Oktoberfest band Alpine Echo will perform a cans-for-a-tram concert Saturday, Oct. 22.
Glenwood Springs, Colo. (Sept. 20, 2016) — Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is hosting its second annual Mountain Fall Festival Oct. 1 – 30 with a pumpkin patch, fall photo opportunities, and food and drink specials. There’s even more fun on Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m. with hayrides, family-friendly games, face painting and pumpkin decorating.
The park features several vantage points with panoramic views of the fall colors in Glenwood Canyon and the Roaring Fork Valley. The tram, the Lookout Grille, the Mine Wheel and viewing decks at the Giant Canyon Swing and above the restaurant are some of the best places for leaf peeping.
On Saturday, Oct. 22, from noon to 5 p.m., guests can ride the tram and enjoy live Oktoberfest music free with the donation of a canned food item for the Lift-Up food bank. Local band Alpine Echo features Bill Rill on drums and vocals; John Pataky on accordion, drums and vocals; Joe Pologar on horns and vocals; and Gerhard Rill on strings, keyboards, accordion, horns, drums, bells, and vocals.
The Lookout Grille will serve fall favorites all month, including bratwursts and sauerkraut, seasonal beers and spiked apple cider. The popular Bloody Mary Bar will be open as well. It’s stocked with dozens of garnishes so that guests can spice up their drinks however they choose.
During October, the park is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. It will be closed Halloween. Regular admission rates apply during the park’s normal hours. Funday Passes, which include the tram ride, cave tours and unlimited turns on all open rides, cost $50 for adults and $45 for kids 3 to 12. Tram rides cost $15 for adults and $10 for kids.
More information about the park, including hours of operation and a list of which attractions are open, can be found at GlenwoodCaverns.com or by calling 800-530-1635 or 970-945-4228, ext. 0.
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51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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Located in scenic Glenwood Springs, Colo., midway between Aspen and Vail, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park offers a one-of-a-kind mountain-top adventure. The Adventure Park features a gondola ride, walking and wild tours of Glenwood Caverns and Historic Fairy Caves, dining, and year-round attractions including an Alpine Coaster, Soaring Eagle Zip Ride, 4D Motion Theater and Laser Tag Arena. Seasonal offerings include the Giant Canyon Swing, Glenwood Canyon Flyer, Cliffhanger Roller Coaster, Wild West Express family coaster, a climbing wall, gemstone sluice box mining, a Ferris wheel ride and a holiday light display. Ideal setting for groups and birthday parties. Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park operates the new Iron Mountain Hot Springs now open on the bank of the Colorado River in Glenwood Springs.