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Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Terror Dactyl

Originally my granddaughter and I were going to visit the cave at Cave of the Winds, but by the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Peggy M
Favorite Adventure While in Colorado!

Cave of the winds was awesome! We had a great tour guide, I think his name was The Hippie. He made... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
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Discovered in 1881, Cave of the Winds has been a premier Colorado attraction for more than a century. Explore amazing caverns, experience total cave darkness, and marvel at the beauty of formations hundreds of thousands of years old. Then step...more
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100 Cave of the Winds Rd., Manitou Springs, CO 80829
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Originally my granddaughter and I were going to visit the cave at Cave of the Winds, but by the time we got to the entrance the crowds were very long. So while I was trying to figure out what else we could do she spotted...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Cave_of_the_Winds, Owner at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your Terror-dactyl ride. Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Cave of the winds was awesome! We had a great tour guide, I think his name was The Hippie. He made everything super interesting and intense I loved it! We did the lantern tour by the way. I was expecting it to be battery operated...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Cave_of_the_Winds, Owner at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are please to hear you enjoyed your tour and your visit with us. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 5 days ago

I feel like this place is a little underrated. There is so much to do and see! The cave tour is fantastic. It's like a resort too, with big gift shop and food/drink available.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Cave_of_the_Winds, Owner at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are please you enjoyed your visit with us, and we hope to see you again. Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went on the Lantern Tour as part of our honeymoon. I had never had such an experience before and was a little nervous. Conner W. was our guide and was excellent! He made sure we knew what to do, and was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Cave_of_the_Winds, Owner at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We please you enjoyed your tour with Connor, and we will be sure to let him know. Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 5 days ago

The lantern tour was the highlight of our trip. Shout out to Big Jim who was such an amazing story teller and sent chills up our spines. My 6 year old has never walked so long without complaining! Haha. Almost 2 hours but he was...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Cave_of_the_Winds, Owner at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are happy Big Jim did such a great job for you. Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tour was a lot of fun exciting all the way through and our tour guide Bethany kept it very interesting.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Cave_of_the_Winds, Owner at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review! We are delighted you enjoyed your tour with Bethany.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My team and I just took the lantern tour at Cave of the Winds and the tour was great! Our tour guide, Bethany, was very entertaining and an outstanding tour guide! The tour was full of great information and scary stories. The hour and a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Cave_of_the_Winds, Owner at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

The you for the amazing review! We are happy Bethany did such a great job for you.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a great trip with multiple interesting and suspenseful stories. Our tour guide Bethany did a fantastic job of guiding everyone through the cave while simultaneously scaring us and explaining facts about the cave.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Cave_of_the_Winds, Owner at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are happy you enjoyed your visit with us, and your tour with Bethany. Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved every single bit was very fun!! Bethany kept us on our toes and showed us an amazing time!!!:D

Date of experience: January 2019
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Cave_of_the_Winds, Owner at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the review! We are happy to hear Bethany did such a great job on your tour.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went on the lantern tour with friends and bethney as our tour guide. Great experience plus Bethany made it very fun. Ten out of ten would do it again.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Caleb R
Cave_of_the_Winds, Owner at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are very happy you enjoyed your tour with Bethany. We will be sure to let her know what great job she is doing. Thank you for your review!

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Patricia R
July 20, 2018|
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Response from glowfly1104 | Reviewed this property |
The gift center, dining area and little areas outside the cave are ADA accessible but the cave itself is not. There are parts that are really narrow and some areas with steep stairs.
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AhmadA8598
July 20, 2018|
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Response from Deb S | Reviewed this property |
Discovery tour was $21 per person Lantern tour $31..Via Ferrata guided tour $45 ( worth it! )
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cuddlesmd
July 13, 2018|
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Response from Cave_of_the_Winds | Property representative |
The Via Ferrata Canyon Tour is a combination of hiking and rock climbing, and lasts about 2 hours. There are no zip lines in the course at this time. The only zip line we have is the Bat-a-Pult Zip Line.
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