Soar Across Colorado at these Epic Zipline Courses
For Colorado thrill-seekers looking to take their adventures to new heights, ziplining is the ultimate adrenaline-pumping activity to do so.
Colorado offers a variety of different zip lining experiences, with courses that take riders over some of the most gorgeous areas in the state. Here are some of the places where you can fly high:
1.) The EDGE
This 2-mile course in Castle Rock zips riders up to 50 mph, over trees, hills, and trails, 100 feet off the ground, through the scenic Philip S. Miller Park complex. This tour does require some moderate hiking, but the rest is serious fun.
2.) Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
Sure to get the heart pumping, the zipline at Royal Gorge in Cañon City is one of the fastest courses in North America! Between the classic and extreme courses, there are more than 3 miles of extreme adventure in the air.
3.) Durango Adventures and Zipline Tours
This course is situated in a beautiful nature park in the San Juan Mountains near Durango, so riders get stunning views of surrounding mountains, ponderosa pine forests, and town as they soar through the sky.
4.) AVA Colorado Zipline
AVA offers two incredible locations for ziplining. The course in Idaho Springs is an exciting cliffside adventure, and even has a pair of race lines in case you want to challenge a friend. The thrilling trips are generally about 2.5 to 3.5 hours long.
5.) Soaring Tree Top Adventures
Soaring Tree Top Adventures provides an unforgettable zipline experience, through the scenic wilderness of the San Juan National Forest. The 5.5-hour excursion is on a remote, private property and can only be accessed by train. It's known to be the longest zipline in the country too!
6.) Top of the Rockies Zipline
This company gives riders the true feeling of being rocky mountain high, as they soar over spectacular, panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains via zipline. To add to the thrills, one of the cables takes riders right over a railroad track, which means possibly flying above a moving train.
7.) Steamboat Zipline Adventures
The ziplines in Steamboat Springs range from 600’-1300’ in length, with the potential to reach speeds of up to 40 mph. The state-of-the-art six-segment zipline course provides unbeatable sights of the surrounding Yampa Valley and Flat Top Mountain Range.
8.) Glenwood Canyon Zipline Adventure Center
Multiple zipline adventures are available to guests at Glenwood Canyon Adventure Center, including a happy hour ride that ends with a drink at a nearby pub, following a course that travels over the Colorado River.