12 Absolute Epic Things To Do in Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Located about two and a half hours outside of Denver, Glenwood Springs is a fantastic vacation destination. This gem of a town is filled with  hot springs, hikes, horseback riding, and the cutest little downtown.  

In other words, it’s definitely worth a visit. And to help plan out your  itinerary, we’ve rounded up all of the best things to do in Glenwood  Springs, Colorado. 

Epic Things To Do in Glenwood Springs, Colorado

While you’ll have to tackle 1.2 miles of trail and 1,000 feet of  elevation gain, it’ll be totally worth it when you reach the end point:  the famous Hanging Lake. 

1. Hike To Hanging Lake

Floating down the Colorado River or biking through Glenwood Canyon is a popular thing locals and visitors love to do.  

2. Raft or Bike Through Glenwood Canyon

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For whitewater enthusiasts, there are a few guiding outfits in town  where you can schedule trips to raft down the infamous Shoshone Class  III-IV rapids. 

3. Tackle the Grizzly Creek Trail

While the Hanging Lake hike is undoubtedly the most popular trail, the Grizzly Creek Trail is nothing to balk at either. 

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As a matter of fact, both should be on your Glenwood Springs bucket list! 

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