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Things to Do in Glenwood Springs

For your next gathering, retreat, or group travel, Glenwood Springs will provide the perfect playground. With a multitude of team-building activities available and an endless amount of gorgeous mountain scenery to explore, our corner of the Colorado Rockies is sure to delight.

Hotel Colorado guests also receive 10% off their excursions with Hanging Lake Adventure Co-Op for Bike Rentals and Rafting. Discount code to be given at check-in.

Bike Rentals

Make your experience the most memorable and carefree possible. Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op, and their partners Glenwood Canyon Bikes, will guide you through some of the best adventures in Glenwood Springs for your convenience and trip-planning pleasure.

Glenwood Canyon Bikes will outfit you and your family with the equipment needed to fully enjoy the area’s exceptional offerings. Explore sixteen miles of paved hiking and biking on the Glenwood Canyon Recreational Trail or the Rio Grande Bike Path. E-bikes, shuttle services and a full range of options for rentals for all sizes are available to suit your individual needs. Ask our helpful staff or stop in the shop to reserve your equipment today.

Whitewater Rafting

Hanging Lake Adventure Co-Op and Blue Sky Rafting specialize in creating once-in-a-lifetime whitewater rafting and adventure experiences for Glenwood Springs’ visitors and locals alike. With nearly 50 years of experience, Blue Sky Rafting is your one-stop shop for adventure travel and an exhilarating whitewater rafting experience on the Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 1-970-945-6605.

Seasonal Beauty

Glenwood Springs and White River National Forest provide endless opportunities for exploration and awe at any time of the year. From the changing Aspens in September to magical snow-capped peaks in winter to our long, sunny summer days, you’ll fall in love with Glenwood Springs no matter the season. Our hiking, biking, skiing, and hot springs are incomparable, and you’ll find yourself returning again and again.

Our Colorado Christmas is a celebration of all things festive during the month of December. Come visit us for festive lights and decor, seasonal treats like gingerbread and rich hot chocolate, and delights around every single corner.

Host Your Tour Group at Hotel Colorado

Prepare for professional expertise in the planning of your group event or retreat. We invite tour and travel companies to make the Hotel Colorado a stop or a destination for your tour. Our exceptional staff will make it rewarding and hassle-free.

The hotel offers 4-bed group style rooms to individual rooms, Legends Coffee and Gift Shop, exercise facilities and shopping and activities nearby.  The hotel is just steps away from area events that can make great team-building activities like visiting the Glenwood Hot Springs, Iron Mountain Hot Springs or Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park.  Hiking, rafting, biking and fly-fishing are also readily available.

If you’re looking for an exciting spin on the traditional meeting, consider taking your meeting “back in time” with a speakeasy themed event. Your event can include cocktails, a murder mystery, dinner theater, and moonshine!

Contact the Sales and Catering office today.

Ironbridge Fly Fishing & Golf

Fly Fishing: A diverse arrangement of water breaks up Ironbridge Fly Fishing. More than 1 mile of Private Access boasts shallow water eddies formed off mid-river bars, tight pools spread out along riverbanks full of large rocks and deadfall, willow-covered beaches that parallel deep holes, and canyon-style rock banks along slow-moving flows. This section of the Gold Medal Water is located between Carbondale and Glenwood. Wade Trips and Float Trips (with Professional Guides), Stocked Ponds, Private Access, Professional Lessons, and more, you can experience it all at Ironbridge.

Golf: Discover it all. An idyllic golf and mountain community. Stunning views of Mt. Sopris from pristine perspectives. An 18-hole alpine course designed by Arthur Hills and refined by Tom Lehman. 

Hotel Colorado guests receive 10% off their excursions with Ironbridge Fly Fishing and Golf Club. Discount code to be given at check-in.

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