Getting Here

From Interstate-25

Take Exit 141. Go west on Highway 24 about six miles. The entrance to Cave of the Winds Mountain Park is on the right, just past our billboard sign. Parking is free!

(NOTE: If you enter our address into your GPS it may try to redirect you to Cave Avenue in Manitou Springs, this is the incorrect address. Try entering the intersection of Serpentine Drive & Highway 24 West instead.)


Park Hours By Month

November

Open Monday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 4:00 p.m.

  • Special Thanksgiving Hours: Park hours on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26th are 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The last tour on this day will leave no later than 1 p.m.

December

Open Monday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 4:00 p.m.

  • Special Christmas Eve Hours: Park hours on Christmas eve, December 24th are 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The last tour will leave no later than 1 p.m.
  • Christmas Day: The park is closed on December 25th.
  • Special New Year’s Eve Hours: Park hours on New Year’s eve, Thursday, December 31st are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The last tour will leave no later than 4:00pm

 January

Open Monday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 4:00 p.m.


February

Open Monday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 4:00 p.m.


March

Open Monday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 4:00 p.m.

Starting March 5th – Weather Permitting:

  • Outdoor Attractions: Thursday – Monday, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Closed Tuesday & Wednesday (Weather Permitting)
  • Café: Starting March 5th Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

April

Open Monday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 4:00 p.m.

  • Outdoor Attractions: Thursday – Monday, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Closed Tuesday & Wednesday (Weather Permitting)
  • Café: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

May

Open Monday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 4:00 p.m.

  • Outdoor Attractions: Thursday – Monday, 11:00am – 4:30pm, Closed Tuesday & Wednesday (Weather Permitting)
  • Café: Wednesday – Sunday, 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Summer Hours Begin: Starting Friday May 27th, 2016 the park will be open daily, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 8:00 p.m.
  • Summer Hours for Outdoor Attractions and the Café: Starting Friday May 27th, 2016 the Outdoor Attractions and the Café will be open daily from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Outdoor Attractions are weather permitting).

June

Open daily, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 8:00 p.m.

  • Outdoor Attractions: Open daily, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Weather Permitting)
  • Café: Open daily, 10:00am – 9:00pm

July

Open daily, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 8:00 p.m.

  • Outdoor Attractions: Open daily, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Weather Permitting)
  • Café: Open daily, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

August

August 1st – 14th, 2016:

Open daily from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 8:00 p.m.

  • Outdoor Attractions: Open daily 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Weather Permitting)
  • Café: Open daily, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

August 15th – 31st, 2016:

Open daily with later summer hours Friday – Sunday.

  • Park Hours, Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 5:00 p.m.
  • Park Hours, Friday – Sunday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 8:00 p.m.
  • Outdoor Attractions: Open Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Friday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Weather permitting)
  • Café: Open Wednesday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Closed Monday & Tuesday)

September

Park Hours:

  • September 1st: Open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 5:00 p.m.
  • September 2nd – September 4th: Open daily, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 8:00 p.m.
  • Labor Day, September 5th: Open 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 4:00 p.m.
  • September 6th – September 30th: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 4:00 p.m.

Outdoor Attractions Hours (weather permitting):

  • September 1st: 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
  • September 2nd – September 4th: Daily, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Labor Day September 5th: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • September 6th – September 30th: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday only, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Café Hours:

  • September 1st: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • September 2nd – September 4th: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Labor Day, September 5th: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

October

Open Monday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the last tour leaving at approximately 4:00 p.m.

  • Outdoor Attractions: Friday – Sunday, 11 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. (Weather Permitting)

From Memorial Day to Labor Day our hours are 9 a.m.- 9 p.m., and September to May we are open from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Please click “Park Hours by Month” above for more detailed 2016 hours of operation by month for the park, Outdoor Attractions and the Caver’s Café.

More Questions?

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