Flying Through Fall on Colorado Ziplines

Photo  ©Delphotostock / Adobe Stock

Photo ©Delphotostock / Adobe Stock

Would you like to soar above the golden aspens of Colorado with your family and friends? Are you an adrenaline junkie looking for your next thrill-seeking adventure among the cliffs or forests around the state? If you answered yes to either question, zip lining is the experience for you. This fall grab your friends and family and zoom across the autumnal landscape at zip line locations around Colorado. 

Epic Discovery, Vail

Hurry to Vail for the Game Creek Zip Line Tour, which is only open for the remainder of September. Strap in and fly above the forested habitat on seven zip lines and aerial bridges. Learn about the mountainous ecosystems as you work your way through the course challenges. This tour has nearly two miles of zip lines including a “Little Eagle” tour for smaller adventurers.

Denver Adventures, Golden and beyond

Photo courtesy Denver Adventures Website

Photo courtesy Denver Adventures Website

On this tour, you’ll meet at the main office in Denver for a 30-minute bus ride into the Rocky Mountains. Choose a package ranging from four to eight zip lines that are 850 to 1,900-feet long, up to 60 mph and close to 250 feet above the ground. Denver Adventures is a year-round option for anyone seeking the true Colorado experience. 

Castle Rock Zip Line Tours, Castle Rock

Castle Rock Zip Line Tours feature 10 year-round zip lines that fly over one-and-a-half miles of terrain and reach up to 50 mph. These lines are some of the fastest and longest in the state. The last line on the tour is a 1,500-foot dual race line perfect for competitive kids, and fun-loving adults. 

AVA Cliffside Zipline, Idaho Springs

Only 30 minutes west of Denver are the cliff-side zip lines of Idaho Springs. With recently added elements on the tour, experience the jungle bridge, surf zip, bridge of doom, 600-foot dual race line and a 50-foot cliff-side free fall. The six different lanes of varying lengths and intensities are sure to appeal to thrill-seekers everywhere.  

-         Jamie Mills and Natasha Lovato