Cave of the Winds
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
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Adam’s Mountain Cafe
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100 Cave of the Winds Rd · interesting places nearby
Cave of the Winds information
Set on the rim of a craggy canyon is this developed cavern concessionaire. You’ll forgive the cheesy entry and elevator music because here are the stalactites and stalagmites of your dreams. Most opt for the 45-minute Discovery Tour, but the Lantern Tour goes twice as deep, gets twice as dark and lasts twice as long.
There is also a ropes course and a zip line ($20 per person), open March to October.