This desert refuge has sheltered people for over a thousand years. It has been home, shrine, hideout, challenging workplace, exciting playground, tranquil retreat. Today the 2,400-acre Park showcases crystal-filled Colossal Cave and historic La Posta Quemada Ranch.It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Colossal Cave Mountain Park and many more Vail attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Vail itinerary planner.
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My brother was visiting from Canada and we went out to the park for the cave tour and to see what other activities are available. It is a dry cave, well lit and easy to maneuver. There are stairs in t... more »
My husband and I did the regular tour at Colossal Cave this past Sunday. Our tour guide Sean was great! The temperature was a balmy 70 degrees in the cave, I brought a light shirt to wear over my slee... more »
My adult daughter and I took the 2 hour ladder tour with Jim. He is an excellent and fun tour guide, very personable and answered all our questions. We did a lot of off path exploring, climbing and sc... more »
Our family had a blast. Savanna was our tour guide and she was amazing. We also took the 45 minute trail ride and loved it. It was well worth the drive and money. I highly recommend this place.
The hours are published to close at 5 pm. Got there at 4 pm. They said they were closed. They should publish their closing time as 3 pm as last cave tour. Our kids enjoyed the petting zoo, stables, and horse rides. Next time we'll skip the cave and go to the animals. The Ranch was great! Joyce was great!
The cavern was fun and our guide was patient with our group of kids. The gift shop was nice. But I think the best part of it was the stables and petting zoo. Joyce showed us great hospitality and was amazing to our family. We enjoyed riding the horses, walking the ponies, and the petting zoo. We will definitely be back to the stables. The only reason i didnt give it 5 stars was because the museum was not open or the other attractions.
Some of the facilities are not in working order but the pony / horse rides are in full swing. The staff was awesome and encouraged the family to walk the area and look up close at the animals on site. The cave is a wonderful experience with friendly guides. The outdoor cafe has a good selection of food and prepared well. The gift shop is as expected. The whole experience is well worth it. Beautiful views as well.
Very interesting tour! The guide was very knowledgeable - with both hard fact and "fun" facts. The different types of formations were pretty to see but even more fascinating to learn from the guide how they were formed!
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