Category Archives: Behind the Scenes

Partnership with Colorado Mountain College adds educational value to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park is collaborating on an exciting project with Colorado Mountain College. In the next few months, the park will install a series of interpretive geology and biology panels, highlighting the natural wonders of the area. Steve Beckley, … Continue reading

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Nancy Heard: “We are constantly moving forward”

Ask Nancy Heard, Mountain Operations Manager at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, what she likes to do in her free time and she will respond, “think about the Caverns!” That mind-set and dedication are part of what makes her such an … Continue reading

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New Cabin Cars For Glenwood Caverns Tram

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park will be adding new tram cabin cars to the existing tram cable system Monday April 29 through Wednesday May 1. The Park will be closed during that time. For more details on the project I spoke … Continue reading

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Learning from the Best

With shorter hours and smaller crowds during the late fall and early winter, the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park management team takes time each year for team building, professional development and celebrating! They traveled to California in November for a team-building … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Glenwood Caverns Tour Guide: Kathy Miller

by Kathy Miller I have been with Glenwood Caverns for almost six years now. I was looking for a part-time job and, having visited the Caverns, I felt that being a tour guide could be a weird, fun thing to … Continue reading

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Glenwood Caverns Mountain Mgr. Nancy Heard Video Interview

Glenwood Caverns mountain operations manager Nancy Heard talks about park attractions, both old and new A big THANKYOU shoutout to the Glenwood Springs High School media class and their BeHeard TV project!

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Pardon our Dust: More Fun is on the Way!

There is a lot of activity — and some dust — at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park right now as preparations are underway for an exciting summer season. Here’s what is in the works… The Cliffhanger Roller Coaster — the highest-elevation, … Continue reading

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Bluebird Finds New Nest

With more and more visitors discovering Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, it was time to add to the transportation options for bringing people up and down Iron Mountain. The tram is a fun and interesting way to make the trip, but … Continue reading

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Retreats Offer New Perspectives for Management Team

Each fall, after the summer crowds are gone, the Glenwood Caverns management team travels to an amusement park or attraction to see first-hand what each one offers, experience its customer service and come up with ideas for improving and expanding … Continue reading

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Glenwood Caverns’ First Employee Looks Back

Bob Koper knows a thing or two about being underground.

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