Glenwood Springs

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About Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is a thriving mountain town famed for its natural hot springs, adventure sports, and vibrant cultural scene. Nestled in the picturesque Roaring Fork Valley, where the Colorado and Roaring Fork Rivers meet, this community seamlessly blends outdoor adventure, relaxation, and modern amenities.

The town's hot springs have drawn visitors for centuries. Glenwood Hot Springs Resort, with its world-renowned mineral pool, and Iron Mountain Hot Springs, featuring cascading geothermal baths, offer soothing and rejuvenating escapes. Adventure seekers enjoy Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, where cave tours and thrilling rides provide excitement atop Iron Mountain.

Outdoor enthusiasts find Glenwood Springs a paradise, with hiking, mountain biking, and whitewater rafting in summer, and skiing and snowboarding at nearby Sunlight Mountain Resort in winter. Families appreciate Two Rivers Park and the Glenwood Whitewater Activity Area for picnics, sports, and river fun.

Historic downtown Glenwood Springs is a lively hub of activity, offering boutique shopping, art galleries, and a wide array of dining options that reflect the town’s eclectic, creative spirit. Local festivals like Strawberry Days, the oldest civic celebration in Colorado, and the Art in the Park summer series highlight the community's cultural vibrancy.

The town is also well-regarded for its healthcare and education, with Valley View Hospital providing top-tier medical services and schools in the Roaring Fork District ensuring quality education.

Glenwood Springs combines natural beauty, rich history, and modern lifestyle amenities to create an extraordinary mountain town that welcomes residents and visitors alike to its year-round playground.

Location

Glenwood Springs is located 150 miles west of Denver, 85 miles east of Grand Junction and 40 miles north of Aspen.

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