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Halvor Flowstone settles in on top of Iron Mountain at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

The friendly 14-foot-tall troll is ready to welcome guests back to the mountain-top theme park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, where management is waiting for the approval to reopen.  GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (June 4, 2020) There’s a friendly new face on top of Iron Mountain in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, that’s waiting to welcome guests back to […]

Hanging Lake Trail to Open June 1 with New Social Distancing and Safety Precautions

Glenwood Canyon’s most popular hiking trail will be reopening to visitors on Monday, June 1. New Hanging Lake Trail guidelines and adjustments will include a temporary reduction in hiker capacity as well as a social distancing plan. Glenwood Springs, Colo. (May 15, 2020)—As businesses and attractions in Glenwood Springs make plans to cautiously reopen, implementing […]

Sunny Yeti Lifts Spirits at Lift-Up Food Distribution with Sunny Pop

Sunlight Mountain Resort is joining our local communities in doing what we can in response to the virus crisis – and today that meant lifting local spirits. Sunlight’s mascot, Sunny Yeti, lent a hand with the weekly Lift-Up Food Distribution at the Glenwood Springs High School parking lot. Sunlight donated 48 six packs (12 cases) […]

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Glenwood Springs Launches “Reschedule Campaign” in Anticipation of Welcoming Visitors Back

Coping during these stressful times is challenging enough. For those who previously scheduled vacations to visit Glenwood Springs, the hot springs and adventure resort town is encouraging visitors to reschedule, rather than cancel, their planned travel. The new campaign encourages guests to share their updated travel plans on social media and offers participants the chance […]

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Together we will travel again!

During this challenging time, we all need to look forward to experiences we can trust. It is hard to keep up good spirits when you just had to cancel your next great escape. Glenwood Springs and the Roaring Fork Valley have been working hard to keep our community safe and sound, but we miss you! […]

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Rocky Mountain PBS “Colorado Experience” Viewers’ Choice Episode about the Fairy Caves airs March 26, 7:30 p.m

This time last year, Colorado residents voted for “Fairy Caves” to be the 2020 Rocky Mountain PBS “Colorado Experience” Viewers’ Choice. GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (March 24, 2020) — Every year, Colorado Experience conducts a Viewers’ Choice Award contest to let viewers decide what episode Rocky Mountain PBS will produce.x According to producer Eric Hernandez, “For […]

GLENWOOD SPRINGS HAS GONE GREEN

Second City in Colorado and Seventh in the U.S. to Use 100 Percent Renewable Electricity.  GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO. (February 26, 2020) – Glenwood Springs uses 100 percent renewable electricity, so travelers can enjoy the town without affecting the carbon footprint by staying in a hotel, eating at a restaurant and visiting an attraction. As a […]

Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley Designated a Gold-Level Ride Center by the International Mountain Bicycling Association

Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley (Home of Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale, Glenwood Springs, & Snowmass Village) Designated a Gold-Level Ride Center by the International Mountain Bicycling Association Aspen Snowmass / Roaring Fork Gold Level Ride Center First Gold-Level IMBA Ride Center™ in Colorado, and Fifth in United States Roaring Fork Valley, Colo., (January 29, 2020) – Today, […]

Hanging Lake Hiking Reservations Open Feb. 1

You might not be thinking of warm weather hiking while there’s still snow on the ground but planning now will ensure you get your desired time and day for hiking Hanging Lake later; one of Colorado’s most beloved and popular trails. Who’s prepared to hit the trail? Ready or not, now’s the time to start […]

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Bracing for Another Big Season at Glenwood’s Sunlight Mountain Resort

With Ski Swim Stay packages available to book now, Colorado’s family-friendly ski resort near Glenwood Springs is prepping for another record-breaking season. One that includes an early opening date and showcasing new terrain that’s part of the resort’s East Ridge expansion. With a spate of early-season snow and temperatures cold enough to prevent it from […]