Family Activities:

Cave of the Winds Mountain Park


Cave of the Winds Mountain Park

6 miles west of I-25, exit 141 on U.S. 24, Manitou Springs, CO

Explore historic caves and rock formations at Cave of the Winds in Manitou Springs, right next to Colorado Springs. Located at an elevation of 7,000 feet, the caves are some of the highest in the world!

The popular family attraction features Discovery Tours, easy 45-minute explorations; Cave 101 Tours, lasting two hours and best for families with teenagers; and (most popular) Lantern Tours, 1.5-hour, dim-lit treks through the nooks and crannies of the caves.

If Cave of the Winds interests your family, you might also like the nearby Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

Cave of the Winds is open year-round, typically 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the summer and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the winter.

Admission varies by tour, with discounted children’s rates available for each.