Named after its medicinal hot sulfur springs and sitting at the confluence of the Roaring Fork and Colorado Rivers, Glenwood Springs is a friendly mountain town that has welcomed visitors from around the world for decades. Located 180 miles west of Denver, Glenwood is also easily accessible by the neighboring Aspen Airport, approximately 30 minutes drive away and features a variety of meeting facilities. With epic fly fishing, rafting, hiking, and biking Glenwood Springs offers all of the favorite Colorado mountain activities in addition to some of its own unique attractions. You can ride the Iron Mountain Tram up to the Giant Canyon Swing or explore the caves at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, partake in the namesake past time and visit the Hot Pools – the largest in the world at over two blocks long. And visit the Challenge Ropes Course, Vapor Caves, or Zipline Adventures for a memorable time.
Lodging options range from the boutique bed and breakfast to the elaborate and historic hotel and even cabins and campgrounds. Glenwood offers an array of meeting and event spaces including the Community Center and the Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts. There are also outdoor venues located throughout town such as the Glenwood Park, Sayre Park, and Two Rivers Park. Nearby Sunlight Mountain Resort provides not only skiing in winter but a 3,400+ square foot function room with on premise catering making it a perfect venue for your large group or meeting.
Various events are held throughout the year in Glenwood including Strawberry Days, the Western Rodeo, the Garfield County Fair, the Annual Mountain Fair Festival, Grand River Classic Car and Motorcycle Days, the Historic Ghost Walk the Tour d’Art, and, quickly becoming a capital for not only kayaking and rafting but stand up paddling, there are several Glenwood Whitewater Events at the Whitewater Park. Come to Glenwood Springs and “soak it all in”.