A huge number of Colorado amusement parks can be found in the greater Denver area. Parks to check out include the Denver Zoo which houses over 3,500 different animals, representing over 650 species. Then there is Elitch Gardens, a 70 acre amusement and water park located in downtown Denver.
Just outside downtown you will find Water World, America's biggest water park, with more than 40 aquatic attractions for all ages. Lakeside Amusement Park in Denver, offers a smaller, laid back experience. In operation since 1908, Lakeside has a more traditional, carnival feel. Just outside of Coors Field in Denver, you will find the Downtown Aquarium, for all you ocean lovers. All these outlets offer traditional family fun and activities to visitors of the Denver area.
There are so many amusement parks Colorado offers. Venture into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and you will find more parks to visit! Just West of Denver you will find Miner’s Maze Adventure Land. This attraction features a 5000 square foot, two level human labyrinth. After finding your way through the maze, make a stop at the Coors Brewery or take a local, historic mine tour.
Travel further west into the mountains lies Glenwood Springs, CO. Drive through breath-taking Glenwood Canyon and visit Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. The Adventure Park offers Glenwood Caverns cave tours, and thrill rides such as bungee jumping and zip lining.
As you travel throughout the state, don't miss the many amusement parks in Colorado.
Colorado is an outdoor playground, but besides offering a plethora of hiking, camping and fishing outings throughout the state, there are also many must-visit amusement parks and attractions to visit.