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Glenwood Springs is a photogenic destination not just for visitors, but for filmmakers as well. Blue skies, historic backdrops, and riveting scenery make it a natural choice for a set location. Since 1926, nine movies have been filmed in part in Glenwood Springs, and the town remains high on Hollywood’s list of go-to location sites.

  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
  • For Love of the Game starring Kevin Costner and Kelly Preston
  • Tall Tale with Patrick Swayze and Oliver Platt
  • Under Siege 2, Dark Territory, a Steven Seagal movie that also featured Katherine Heigl
  • Flashback with Dennis Hopper, Kiefer Sutherland and Carol Kane
  • Messenger of Death starring Charles Bronson
  • Vanishing Point, a 1970s cult hit
  • Pressure Point starring Hollywood greats Sydney Poitier, Bobby Darrin and Peter Falk
  • The Great K & A Train Robbery starring the original Hollywood cowboy, Tom Mix

Explore all of the historical things to do, learn and see in Glenwood Springs with a modern twist; there is something for everyone and a new adventure to be had every day! For more Glenwood Springs history, visit the Glenwood Springs Historical Society and Frontier Museum.

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We are pleased to announce the US Forest Service rebuild of the Hanging Lake Trail that is set to begin this spring will allow for hiking on a limited basis through the construction period. Reservations will be available weekly, with available hiking dates and times released every Tuesday at 8:00 am MDT. This system aims to streamline access to the trail during construction, while ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience for all visitors.

 Visit the Hanging Lake page HERE for more information and the booking portal.