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Vail Thrill Rides

Are you looking for the ultimate adrenaline rush? The Vail Valley offers great white-knuckle thrill rides like the Alpine Coaster, the Giant Canyon Swing, Zip Lines adventures, bungee trampolines, rock climbing walls and an alpine slide. All of these activities are safe and loads of fun, but they are not for the faint of heart. Younger kids can enjoy all the thrills of the Wild West Wagon Ride at Glenwood Springs Adventure Park.

The historic mining town of Leadville, Colorado is only a short, scenic drive from the Vail Valley. Here you will find spectacular views and volumes of living history. Winding through this breathtaking, historically rich landscape is the Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad.


Originating in "the highest incorporated city in North America," the LC&S takes passengers along the old Denver, South Park & Pacific and Colorado & Southern lines to the Continental Divide. This ride is full of breathtaking panoramas across the Arkansas River Valley and informational narratives about Leadville's storied history. Mining and railroading were a large part of the local history, and today's passengers will find it easy to step back in time on the Leadville, Colorado & Southern. Throughout the summer months the Leadville Co. & Southern Railroad offers themed rides such as murder mystery rides or wildflower viewing rides. Call ahead for their schedule of summer offerings.

Are you looking for the ultimate adrenaline rush? The Vail Valley offers great white-knuckle thrill rides like the Alpine Coaster, the Giant Canyon Swing, Zip Lines adventures, bungee …

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Featured Thrill Rides & Theme Parks

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

Fly...on longest alpine coaster in the state!
Fly...on longest alpine coaster in the state!
Hop on Colorado's longest Alpine Coaster, with individual cars on tracks that race 3,400 feet through the trees and down the mountainside. Ride alone … Read More

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, CO (800) 530-1635
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Zip Adventures

Your next Colorado adventure is Zipline

Colorado's number 1 zip line tour. Enjoy the pristine mountains, beautiful trees and raging rivers while zipping 30 miles per hour over a rugged … Read More

4Eagle Ranch in Wolcott, CO (970) 926-9470
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Thrill Rides & Theme Parks

Glenwood Canyon Zipline Adventures

Zip Line Across the Colorado River

The only zipline across the Colorado River in scenic Glenwood Canyon! Experience the thrill of flying on one of our three 350 ft long Ziplines, … Read More

901 Grand Ave Downtown Glenwood Springs (800) 970-6737
1308 County Road 129 Glenwood Springs, CO (800) 976-737
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Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park
A truly unique winter mountain-top adventure.
Enjoy spectacular views while riding the scenic tram to the top of Iron Moutain, where a full day of fun and adventure awaits at Glenwood Caverns … Read More

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road Glenwood Springs, CO (800) 530-1635
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Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

The Cliffhanger Roller Coaster at Glenwood Caverns
Ride the highest elevation roller coaster in the country!
Experience the thrill of riding on the highest elevation roller coaster in the country.  Perched on the edge of Glenwood Canyon, 1400 feet above the … Read More

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road Glenwood Springs, CO (800) 530-1635
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White Mountain Snowmobile Tours

Snowmobile tours and zip line tours

White Mountain Tours has provided safe and exciting tours at the Top of the Rockies for more than 24 years. Located off Highway 91, approximately 13 … Read More

6492 Colorado 91, Leadville South of Copper Mountain (800) 247-7238
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Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

The Giant Canyon Swing at Glenwood Caverns
Soar 1300 feet above the Glenwood Canyon
For the truly adventurous, the Giant Canyon Swing at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park launches you 1,300 feet above the Colorado River out over … Read More

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road Glenwood Springs, CO (800) 530-1635
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Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

The Soaring Eagle Zip Ride at Glenwood Caverns
Zip 600 feet up...then back down the mountainside!
The Soaring Eagle Zip Ride is an exciting zipline experience at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Newly designed this year, load at the bottom where … Read More

51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road Glenwood Springs, CO (800) 530-1635
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Top of the Rockies Zip Line

Fly side by side on dual lines - just minutes fro

Explore this 2,500 acre PRIVATE preserve high on the Continental Divide where the temperatures are cool and comfortable - even in summer. Ride the 6 … Read More

6492 Hwy 91 South of Copper Mountain (970) 668-5323
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Rock Gardens Rafting

Glenwood Canyon Zip Line Adventures, Inc.

The only zipline across the Colorado River in scenic Glenwood Canyon! Experience the thrill of flying on one of our three 350 ft long Ziplines, … Read More

1308 County Road 129 Glenwood Springs, CO (800) 958-6737
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Colorado Adventure Center

Two thrilling ziplines in 2 great locations!

ZIP across the Colorado River in spectacular Glenwood Canyon! Experience the thrill of flying high on 400ft-long Ziplines. Challenge yourself on the … Read More

1308 No Name Lane Glenwood Springs, CO (800) 970-6737
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