More to Explore

130 years of
family fun!

There’s more to do than explore caves at Cave of the Winds! You can add a wide variety of activities to your guided cave tour to create the ideal Colorado experience. From old-fashioned gemstone panning to a thrill-seeking challenge course located 600 feet above the canyon floor – we’ve got fun covered!

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130 Years of Exploration

Since it opened in 1881, Cave of the Winds has welcomed millions of visitors by foot, horse, carriage, RV and, of course, SUV. We’re one of the premiere show caves in America – and, at 7,000 feet, we’re also one of the highest! Dig deeper into the photos, our history, and geology of this must-see Colorado natural wonder.

our History: 1881 – Present