Rides & Attractions



Amazing cave tours, daring attractions, family-friendly and kid-friendly activities atop breathtaking Williams Canyon, Cave of the Winds is the perfect home for Adventure! From morning to night, you’ll find Adventure right here — exploring and soaring on attractions that are anything but boring! You won’t have to look hard to find your next adventure — Adventure lives here!



The first of its kind anywhere in the world, the ride sits on the edge of a 200-foot cliff in the Williams Canyon in Manitou Springs. Those brave enough to ride will be launched 200 feet into the canyon at nearly 100 miles per hour! The G-forces on this ride will knock you silly and the free-fall drop will have you laughing and praying for your life at the same time!



Get ready to take to the skies on the Bat-a-Pult, an epic, 1200-foot round-trip aerial attraction high along the wild and beautiful Williams Canyon. Unlike traditional zip lines, our ride doesn’t end at the bottom. Instead, our unique system pulls you back to the nest.

See bat-a-pult details & videoPURCHASE WIND wALKER & BAT-A-PULT TICKETS

want unlimited fun all summer long?

Our Season Pass makes it possible to come back to Cave of the Winds as many times as you want for one low price! Lots of cool free stuff and perks come with the pass too! See the Season Pass details here.


Preserve your Cave of the Winds memories on our souvenir USB flash drive.

Our flash drive is a perfect place to gather your family cave photo, your kids on the Bat-A-Pult and mom and dad having a ball on the TERROR-dactyl!

The flash drive comes already loaded with beautiful pictures of the cave, a time lapse sunset video of the spectacular scenery at Cave of the Winds, a little bit of history, trivia and more! We’ll add your family fun to the flash drive for you so you can take it all home in a convenient little package! Just $10 at the cave.

  • The flash drive can only be purchased at Cave of the Winds
  • There is an additional charge for each photo or video that we add to your flash drive.

Wind Walker Challenge Course

Wind Walker

The Wind Walker Challenge Course is located on the rim of a 600 foot drop into Williams Canyon! Thrill-seekers of all ages can navigate a challenging maze of steel beams, swinging ropes and ladders, wearing a specially designed harness. Safe and fun for the whole family!

More Fun for the Entire Family


The Greatest escape games – the game will reveal itself!

This is Cave of the Winds newest adventure! Just 10 minutes from Cave of the Winds at 801 South Tejon Street, Colorado Springs 80903, close to popular eateries and watering holes. The Greatest Escape Games is the hottest entertainment craze sweeping the nation. With four themed rooms to choose from, you and your group are locked in a room for an hour with dozens of hidden clues, puzzles, games and teasers that you must find and solve to escape – you have one hour! Tons of fun for all ages and a great way to spend the evening after a day at Cave of the Winds! Book online and receive $5 off when you use this code: 2ESCAPENOW. Learn more about the Greatest Escape Games.

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Bring your family to try out our life-sized arcade game!

Time Freak is an exciting attraction that challenges players to frantically race against the clock to push buttons as they light up. Players score points by racing around the control room, pushing buttons as quickly as possible. The more buttons you push before time runs out the more points you score.

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Williams Canyon Overlook

Enjoy spectacular views of the Pikes Peak region from the edge of Williams Canyon, a 700-foot-deep gorge the emerges into Manitou Springs. Outdoor enthusiasts like to hike the 3-mile Williams Canyon trail*, but at the present due to the Waldo Canyon Fire, Williams Canyon is closed to hiking until further notice.

*PLEASE NOTE: We regret to inform you that all access to Williams Canyon is now closed. Due to the Waldo Canyon Fire, Cave of the Winds in cooperation with the United States Forest Service (U.S.F.S.) has close all entry to Williams Canyon. Thank you for your cooperation in aiding in the restoration of Williams Canyon. ALL Trespassers will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

Visitor Center & Gift Shop

Our Josephine Snider Nature Center is a great way to get acquainted with Cave of the Winds history and the geology of the Pikes Peak region. And don’t forget to stop by our gift shop to pick up a unique gift or cave souvenir to remember your adventure! Both are open year-a-round without an admission fee.


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Cave of the Winds Laser Light Show is the perfect ending to a fun day! Stay with us until dark when the canyon lights up for a stunning light show experience. The FREE show begins at 9 pm and lights up five stories of canyon walls that surround Cave of the Winds. With the Colorado Springs skyline in the background, this laser light show is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Nightly June 15 – August 15th, weather permitting.

Just for Kids

Interested in learning about the other adventures awaiting your little ones at Cave of the Winds?

head to the fun for kids page!

Rides and Attractions