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First, choose your cave tour, then add the Pioneer Package for aboveground fun! For the best views, try out our Frontier Canyon Zip Line, Via Ferrata or dive into the canyon on the Terror-dactyl! Mild to wild, there’s plenty to choose from for all members of your family! 

Cave tours

Discovery Tour

On this family-friendly tour, you will learn about the history and geology of the cave and see some of the most beautiful formations. An Ideal Family Tour! Explore the electrically lit portion of Cave of the Winds on a 45 – 60 minute guided walking tour which includes 15 rooms, a 1/2 mile of concrete walkways, and 200 stairs.

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Lantern Tour

Explore, by candlelight, the mysterious and unimproved Manitou Grand Caverns on a 90-minute guided tour which will take you on a one mile walk through dark narrow tunnels, low passageways, uneven stairs, and rooms with muddy, original floors. Along the way, you will learn the history of Cave of the Winds as well as the frightening folklore, scary ghost stories, and unexplained phenomena of the Manitou Grands.

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Pro tip: Discovery Tour or Lantern tour?

If you’re looking for a fun and educational tour to see formations and learn about geology, then our Discovery Tour is for you!

For a limited time, take a JOURNEY INTO FEAR on our exclusive Haunted Lantern Tour: My Bloody Valentine! With only a handheld lantern, wind your way deep inside Cave of the Winds and hear spine-chilling ghost stories, learn about unexplained phenomena and the true raw history of Cave of the Winds. This Haunted Lantern Tour has EXTRA SPOOKY appeal for those of you looking for hair-raising fun! 

Haunted Lantern Tour

My Bloody Valentine

Pioneer Package
Save on fun with the Pioneer Package

Add the Pioneer Package

Explore and soar when you choose this fun above ground package. Pair it with a cave tour to keep your group entertained for hours! 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.

Mountain Experiences


The first of its kind anywhere in the world, this ride sits on the edge of a 200-foot cliff in Williams Canyon in Manitou Springs. Those brave enough to ride will be launched over 150 feet into the canyon at nearly 100 miles per hour! .

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Via Ferrata

RETURNING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! Sorry folks, our Via Ferrata Canyon Tours are not available until further notice.

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

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RETURNING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! Sorry folks, our Frontier Zip Lines are not available until further notice.

Try out our two zip lines totaling over ¼ mile long and 80’ above the canyon floor! Zipping at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park is our newest addition to our above ground adventures! The Zip line is a part of the Via Ferrata Canyon Tour, but can also be purchased separately.

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Field Trips

Attention teachers! Cave of the Winds is a fun and educational field trip that your kids will remember for a long time! Check out our easy to book education programs for pre-School through 12th grade.

Birthday Parties

Book your birthday party at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park and let us help do the planning for you! With two party packages to choose from, we’re sure you’ll find one that’s just right for your group!

Group Activities 15+

Looking for a day full of fun and adventure with your extended family, friends or other large group? Check out our group options with special group pricing.

Special Occasions

Having a party or event? Cave of the Winds Mountain Park is a unique location for a group event and we're happy to help you plan it! Even a wedding with romance and adventure can be held at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park in either the Bridal Chamber or Canopy Hall!

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