Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, Canon City

3.7
#1 of 10 in Transportation in Colorado
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park boasts the highest bridge in the United States, spanning the gorge at 291 m (955 ft) above the Arkansas River. You'll appreciate the view by crossing the bridge on foot to peer down into the canyon below. In the park, you'll find a sky coaster that carries you over the gorge at high speeds. A gondola ride down the river adds a little romance to the great outdoors, while ziplines and mini trains allow you to give your feet a rest. Start at the visitor center to purchase tickets and pick up a map of the area. Add Royal Gorge Bridge and Park to your Canon City travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Canon City trip itinerary planning tool .
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  • During this trip to the gorge, there was no wildlife in the area. Last visit here we were met by many elk. Perhaps this is due to the growth of commercialism in the area.  more »
  • What a fantastic view what with the gondola ride and crossing the suspension bridge. Just amazing! 1000 feet above the bottom of the gorge and seeing the river and the train tracks, just imagining the...  more »
  • This is a view that you can never get tired of. We went here several times during our visits and each time was different. One day it was windy and caused some excitement, the next it was calm and abso...  more »
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  • AMAZING EXPERIENCE!! Such an incredible feeling walking across this incredible suspension bridge! Easy and inexpensive admission, clean facilities and much more than just a bridge! The playground on the other side was perfect for children of all ages, the water play was cute and perfect for the hot day! We liked the live band as well. Only downfall was that the hot dogs on the other side were rather pricey, but also expected. Good food nonetheless. Gondola ride back was a crazy cool experience! Definitely recommend!
  • Just the scenery of the mountain alone was well worth the trip . It was breathtaking, astonishing. Just amazing. As far as the park the people were very friendly . It took about an hour to get through the park. I did ride the gondola with my husband but we did not ride any other of the rides . It would certainly be a great place to bring the kids on a summer vacation. They have a little theater and a little spot for the little ones. Teens would just be so excited about the scenery. Thank you for the day well spent .
  • Always loved coming here! Recent, after the fire in 2013, they have completely redone everything at this park! The bridge and facilities are amazing to include a upgraded gondola!!! The reason I am giving it 4 stars is because unfortunately they so not have the incline train anymore which goes to the river. I thought that was a great part of the Royal Gorge Experience.
  • BEAUTIFUL. BREATHTAKING. THERE ARE NO WORDS. This place is worth the drive, worth the money - don't swing through Canon City & NOT see this gorge!! It is a bit scary crossing the bridge, but definitely rewarding to arrive at the theater & watch the short history film. We will definitely be back & bring out-of-state visitors next time. We stayed in the Big Horn Mountain Top Lodge the night prior & the peachy & bright sunrise was just UNBELIEVABLE!!!!
  • Nice experience if you visit in Colorado Springs, Its about an hour and 45 minutes South York to the Royal gorge bridge. Prices are reasonable and they do offer military discounts. Gondola ride I was experiencing itself and the zip line was awesome. Great Kids park and splash pad on site. if you're scared of heights be wary, but the views are amazing definitely bringing all my friends and family to this location it's a must-see highly recommended.
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