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Glenwood Springs has lots to offer in addition to cool attractions and fun activities. From free Wi-Fi to a library, the Glenwood Springs Visitors Center, and much more. If you need a pet sitter during your trip, Glenwood Springs has pet services just for that purpose. Looking for a movie theater or bowling alley? Our neighboring communities of Carbondale, Basalt, and Rifle can help with that! When visiting Glenwood Springs, you have access to some of the best outdoor activities paired with a small town charm full of history and entertainment.


The Glenwood Springs Branch Library is located at 815 Cooper Ave. The Glenwood Springs branch library is a hub for the community and visitors. The library features many youth programs including activities for toddlers, bilingual children, school-aged children, teens, and adults. A bank of computers, meeting rooms, a cozy fireplace and fun furnishings for kids that make the space inviting for all ages. The library also regularly offers educational lectures and special events.


(970) 945-5958

Where to Access FREE Wifi?

Visitors can connect to the internet for free at several locations in Glenwood Springs including:

  • The Glenwood Springs Branch Library
  • The Glenwood Springs Community Center
  • Glenwood Springs Visitors Center
  • Most hotels in Glenwood Springs offer FREE Wi-Fi to their guests
  • Most coffee shops in Glenwood Springs
  • All Glenwood Springs Public Parks
Movie Theatres

Three cinemas are just a short drive from Glenwood Springs in nearby communities.

Bowling Alleys

Both nearby bowling alleys feature fun for all ages. Call ahead to reserve lanes!

Pet Services

Glenwood Springs is a dog-friendly town. Walk your pet on our many paved and unpaved trails, just remember to leash your dog and pick up after it. Most trailheads offer “doggie” bags to help keep trails tidy for all of our visitors. Glenwood Springs also provides services specifically for canine companions.

The Glenwood Springs Dog Park is located along the Rio Grande Trail. Access the trail by parking behind the Glenwood Springs High School football field, walk south on the trail to the dog park. The park offers a large space for dogs to run free and play on the dog-friendly equipment.

High Tails Dog & Cat Outfitters

They offer doggy daycare from:

  • Monday – Saturday 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Closed on Sundays


50633 Highway 6, West Glenwood Springs
(970) 947-0014


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Visit Glenwood Springs

Hanging Lake winter hiking reservations are  available through April 30, 2024. The US Forest Service has scheduled a rebuild of the Hanging Lake Trail that is set to begin this spring and last throughout the summer months. Reservations will be available at the discretion of the US Forest Service, continue to check this page for updates. Visit the Hanging Lake page HERE for more information and the booking portal.