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Cave of the Winds

Cave tours, spectacular scenery, rides and attractions from mild to wild, you will explore, soar and keep the whole family happy all day long. So much more than just a cave!

Attractions & activities

Above ground at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, you'll discover activities for everyone in your group. The Pioneer package includes mild to wild fun with fantastic views, high above Williams Canyon!
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Mountain experiences

Fill your day with authentic Colorado Adventure. Traverse through spectacular mountain terrain on the Via Ferrata and Frontier Canyon Zip Lines or drop into breathtaking Williams Canyon on the TERROR-dactyl at speeds of nearly 100 miles per hour!
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Cave tours

With two cave tours to choose from, one will be right for you! Our most popular family friendly Discovery Tour is a perfect way to learn about the history and geology of the cave and see some of the most beautiful formations. For those who want something more daring and spooky, our Lantern Tour is an adventure into the mountain with only a hand held lantern to light your way!
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Plan your day

Customize your fun based on your group, adventure level and how much time you have to explore. When you visit Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, you’ll discover adventure above and below ground! First, choose a cave tour, then add the Pioneer Package for above-ground fun. Mild to wild, there’s plenty to choose from for all members of your family.

If you're caving

Build your day around a cave tour

Each of our guided cave tours lead you deep within the heart of the Manitou Grand Caverns. Hidden inside the mountain, you’ll find ancient rock formations, stalactites, a bit of history and unfortgettable adventure. 

  • Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
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Discovery tour

An Ideal Family Tour! A guided, educational walking tour for families and beginning cavers. Explore the electrically lit portion of Cave of the Winds on our most popular family tour! This 45 – 60 minute guided walking tour includes 15 rooms, a 1/2 mile of concrete walkways, and 196 stairs. On this family-friendly tour, you will learn about the history and geology of the cave and see some of the most beautiful formations deep inside the mountain.

  • 45-60 minute tour
  • Daily, every 20-30 minutes
  • $23 per Adult 13+
  • $17 per Child ages 6-12
  • Free for Children ages 0-5
  • 10% off military discount
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Lantern tour

A Thrilling Adventure! This guided tour is a longer, deeper exploration into the mountain. Explore, by candlelight, the mysterious and unimproved Manitou Grand Caverns on this 90-minute spooky adventure. You will navigate dark narrow tunnels, low passageways, uneven stairs, and rooms with muddy, original floors. Along the way you will hear scary ghost stories, folklore, and the spooky history of Cave of the Winds as well as the frightening folklore,  and unexplained phenomena of the Manitou Grands.

  • 90 minute tour
  • Daily, on the hour
  • $34 per Adult 13+
  • $24 per Child ages 8-12
  • 10% off military discount
  • Due to the scary nature of this tour, only children 8 and older are allowed
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The Pioneer Package

Perfect for families! Explore and soar when you choose this fun above-ground package.  The Pioneer package includes one ride per person on each of the included attractions: the Wind Walker Challenge Course, Bat-A-Pult aerial adventure, Cliff Hanger Climbing Wall, and Geronimo’s Leap.

  • $25 per person
  • Hours: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., weather permitting
Elevate your adventure

Mountain experiences

Heart-pounding fun is waiting for you. Our Mountain Experiences place you at the edge of Williams Canyon and smack-dab in the middle of pure Colorado adventure. Add one or more of these sky-high experiences to your day.

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Terror-dactyl

The first of its kind anywhere in the world, the TERROR-dactyl sits on the edge of a 200-foot cliff. Those brave enough to ride will be launched 150 feet into the canyon at nearly 100 miles per hour!  Learn More

  • Allow 30 minutes
  • $40 per person
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Via Ferrata

You won’t need nerves of steel for our Via Ferrata and Frontier Zip Line, but you will need an adventurous spirit for outdoor climbing fun! Learn More

  • Allow 3-1/2 hours
  • $109 per person
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Ziplining

Try out our two Frontier Zip Lines totaling over ¼ mile long and 80 feet  above the canyon floor! Zipping at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park is the newest addition to our above ground adventures! Learn More

  • Allow 1 hour
  • $69 per person
Affordable fun

Deals & coupons

Our discounts and deals make it easy to save on an adventure that’s just your style. They are designed for maximum fun, savings and entertainment, whether you’re a family looking for kid friendly activities, seeking an adrenaline rush, or a member of our distinguished armed forces. We’ve made it easy to find the deal that’s just right for you! 

Upcoming events

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See what’s happening at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and join us in celebrating Colorado with our family friendly events and activities! At Cave of the Winds we support and partner with our community, our sister attractions, neighbors and friends to bring you events that will entertain all ages. 

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