Entries by Marlene Neidert

Over 6,000 people reserved to visit Hanging Lake this season; reservations still available

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. – Over 6,180 individuals have reserved and secured permits to visit Hanging Lake ahead of the 2019 peak-season which begins on May 1, 2019. The numbers are attributed to the successful launch of the online reservation system and responsive visitor information services, a key focus of partner efforts over the past few […]

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park celebrates grand opening of the Glenwood Gondola

The mountain-top theme park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is celebrating the grand opening of its new high-tech gondola on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Festivities begin at 10 a.m.   GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (April 11, 2019) There’s a new gondola in the Roaring Fork Valley, and Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is ready to celebrate its completion. […]

Glenwood Springs is a Green & Sustainable Town: 5 Green Facts

The mountain town best known for its hot springs and river rafting through Glenwood Canyon is also a model community for green environmental initiatives and sustainable practices. Glenwood Springs celebrates Earth Day year-round; the hot springs town is at the forefront of eco-planning with innovative ideas and projects that put the focus on conserving natural […]

Glenwood Springs: Women to remember!

As an historical town, Glenwood Springs has many interesting stories to tell. Often we focus on our favorite Wild West Characters such as Diamond Jack and Doc Holliday. With the help of the Glenwood Springs Historical Society we have gathered some interesting biographies of impressive ladies from Glenwood Springs. We will continue to gather stories […]

Hanging Lake Reservations available April 1

PRESS RELEASE: March 27, 2019, GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO The City of Glenwood Springs and the Forest Service partnership for Hanging Lake is pleased to announce reservations for a permit to visit Hanging Lake will be available for purchase on April 1, 2019 at 10 a.m. at visitglenwood.com/hanginglake. Online reservations will need to be made via […]

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park reopens Saturday, March 16, for spring break

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (March 15, 2019) — After being closed for four and a half months for the construction of the new Glenwood Gondola, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is reopening on Saturday, March 16, just in time for spring break visitors. Rather than the 44 cabins that the gondola will ultimately feature, there are 17 […]

Forest Service and City of Glenwood Springs announce prices and operator for Hanging Lake shuttle

The Hanging Lake shuttle and reservation system will provide efficient visitor transportation while protecting a National Natural Landmark! GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo., February 22, 2019– The Forest Service and the City of Glenwood Springs are pleased to announce that H2O Ventures was awarded the contract for the highly anticipated Hanging Lake Shuttle service, set to launch […]

Come take a cool ride on Sunlight Mountain Resort’s new Pink Chair!

Grab your favorite pink tutu and come enjoy a cool ride on Sunlight’s new Pink Chair compliments of 6-year-old Sunlight Mini-Mayor Colby Rogers! In January Mini-Mayor Colby, of Rifle, Colo., successfully passed the Pink Chair Act, establishing that the first chair of Sunlight’s beginner chairlift be painted pink. Colby says:  “The pink chairlift is important […]