Check out the new bungee jump at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park
May 14, 2011
GLENWOOD SPRINGS – Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs has opened most of its seasonal attractions for the year, including the new 70-foot bungee jump. The park will celebrate the opening of the bungee jump at the summer kickoff party on May 27 but is offering locals a chance to try it out for half price – two jumps for $20 – through May 26. The two jumps can be used by the same person or two different people.
In addition to the bungee jump, the giant canyon swing, bungee trampolines, GiddyUp! Western ride, Fort WhereAmI maze, the mechanical bull, Discovery Rock gemstone sluice box mining and geode cutting, climbing wall and mine shaft shootin’ gallery are now open for the summer. The wagon ride and new Soaring Eagle zip ride will open soon. The alpine coaster, 4D motion theater, laser tag arena, cave tours, general store gift shop, Lookout Grille and Iron Mountain Tramway are open year round.
The Adventure Park is offering its popular day pass again this year. The pass includes a ride on the Iron Mountain Tramway and park admission, plus unlimited access to the alpine coaster, giant canyon swing, 4D motion theater, laser tag arena, bungee trampolines, GiddyUp! Western ride, Fort WhereAmI maze, the mechanical bull, the climbing wall, wild west adventure wagon and, once it’s open, the new Soaring Eagle zip ride. The pass costs $42 for adults, $38 for kids 3 to 12.
The new bungee jump will cost $20 per jump starting May 27 and does not include the tram ride and park admission, which is $12 for adults and $8 for kids 3 to 12. Guests must weigh between 80 and 240 pounds to use the Bungee Jump, and a liability waiver, signed by a parent or legal guardian for minors, is required. The height, weight and age restrictions on other attractions can be found at GlenwoodCaverns.com.
Guests who plan to visit the Adventure Park multiple times can save money, with one of two annual passes available. The annual tram pass provides unlimited rides on the Iron Mountain Tramway for $25 per person. The annual thrill pass is $91 per adult and $87 per child. There are no time restrictions on the thrill pass this year. Both passes provide holders with a 10 percent discount at the park’s restaurants and gift shop. Guests younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
The park is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Longer summer hours will begin on May 27, when the park will hold the first Music on the Mountain event of the year, the summer kickoff party and “Can for a Tram” concert to benefit LIFT-UP, featuring live music by The Missing Link Band. For more information, visit http://www.GlenwoodCaverns.com or call 970-945-4228, ext. 0.