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Elitch Gardens Theme Park

2000 Elitches Cir, Denver, CO 80204-1889
+1 303-595-4386
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My family and I love going to Elitch. For the most part the staff are friendly, it fairly clean... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joshua H
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Summerset, South Dakota
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Family Getaway

Elitch Gardens in the Heart of Denver Colorado is a Family Friendly Amusement and Waterpark... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jolinegaffney
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Houston, Texas
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For more than 120 years, Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park is a must-see destination for all locals, visitors and families, creating memories worth repeating. Operating on 63 acres, it is America’s only downtown area theme and water park. The park is open May through October and offers 50 rides, live entertainment, shopping and dining. The park is also known to have breathtaking views of Denver from their Observation Tower which is 20 stories high or while plummeting 200 feet on the Tower of Doom!
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  • Very good24%
  • Average29%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible15%
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2000 Elitches Cir, Denver, CO 80204-1889
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I love going to Elitch. For the most part the staff are friendly, it fairly clean. I would recommend buying the season pass. It cheaper then paying twice. So if you go more than once it is do for itself. The life...More

Thank Joshua H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Elitch Gardens in the Heart of Denver Colorado is a Family Friendly Amusement and Waterpark together. They are Reasonably Priced and Packed with All Day Family Fun Rides that Kids of all ages will enjoy. Friendly Staff and good Food.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an older park but still with plenty of fun family times to be had. My grand daughter works here and has trained on multiple rides. They are very safety conscious. The little ones enjoyed the children's play area so much that when the...More

1  Thank kaseje
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited on Saturday 12th August and had a great day, fabulous staff and a fun day out. Some of the rides were closed but the ones that were open were well worth the queues (all of which when we visited were fairly short). Water park...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We purchased six tickets online in advance for Saturday August 11th. When we arrived at the park only a few of the "thrill" rides were open. Very disappointing fir my three teenage grandchildren. The rides that were open had extremely long lines and a very...More

1  Thank Becky M
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ElitchGardens, Manager at Elitch Gardens Theme Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Becky, thank you for commenting on your experience with Elitch Gardens. We strive to create fun memories, and it seems we have fallen short of our goal. Safety is our #1 priority. Sometimes rides need to be closed for routine maintenance, cleanings, high winds,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

For my granddaughter’s 13th birthday she wanted to take a few friends to Elitches - we went on Saturday, 11 August. First, half of the rides were closed because they had no one to run them; second, the water on the water rides was ABSOLUTELY...More

Thank ProudMomandNanny
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ElitchGardens, Manager at Elitch Gardens Theme Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for providing feedback on your recent visit to Elitch Gardens. We appreciate all feedback as it informs us where we most need to improve. We apologize for the ride closures. When rides are closed temporarily during the day, we do our best to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty good rides and service, water park have cool rides and wave beach, had a good time there, highly recommended

Thank _tzionconstruction
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a week in Colorado, the teens were looking forward to thrill rides at this park. 3 of the main rides were out of order, so we spent most of the day in the water park...after paying for the VIP passes to skip the line....More

1  Thank Dan T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was ok. I thought it would’ve been better, many of the rides were closed that we wanted to ride (about 5). They had a log water ride, but the water looked so nasty and brown I didn’t want the water to get on me....More

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ElitchGardens, Manager at Elitch Gardens Theme Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for reviewing your recent visit at Elitch Gardens. Our guest experience is extremely important to us, and we are saddened to hear you were disappointed by your day in the park. Safety is our #1 priority and we will only allow guests on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Elitch Gardens many times since 2012 my family were season pass holders. Some of the rides are really fun however compared to the Six Flags parks and of course Disney this place is just ok. Many times the rides are shut...More

Thank Timothy L
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Heaven S
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Christine M | Reviewed this property |
Under 18 are allowed without parents during the day. Evening events (after 6pm? not sure) require an adult for those under 18. May want to call to be sure.
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springsmacs
July 3, 2018|
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Response from springsmacs | Reviewed this property |
I am answering my own question. Went there with 12 dollars and the lockers cost 11 for small size and 13 for larger size. You can pay cash or use a card. You select the code you want to use and can use it over and over all... More
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Anahí E
June 29, 2018|
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any day but a weekend but if you are going on Saturday or Sunday I would have to say Sunday
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