3 Unique Zipline Tours & Experiences near Denver

by Oliver Stallwood  |  Published June 12, 2024

Ziplining is an adrenaline sport that is easy and accessible. With the Rocky Mountains in the background, Denver is a great springboard to experience flying by wire.


Denver may be city with a quarter-of-a-million people and tops shops, restaurants and culture, but for many people it’s all about the great outdoors. Quite simply, the Colorado capital is a gateway to epic natural scenery. The Rocky Mountain National park is just 1.5 hours drive away and even closer are glacial lakes, beautiful mountain views and a network of walking trails. But for something to get the adrenaline pumping a great excursion is to one of Denver’s zip lining adventures, where you’ll be flying across meadows and pine forests, all with the Rocky Mountains in the distance. Here are three unique zipline tours and experiences near Denver.

Denver: 6-Zipline Rocky Mountains Adventure Tour

If you fancy the idea of flying through the air at speeds of up to 50mph (75kph) with the Rocky Mountains as a backdrop then this three-hour experience is for you. Located just 30 minutes from Denver’s Downtown area, this is 6,000 feet (2,000 metres) of ziplines suspended in a Rocky Mountain pine forest, at an elevation of over 8,000 feet (about 2,500 meters), where you’ll hurtling through the air 200ft (about 75 meters) above the ground. If you thought a city break was all about taking things slowly, think again – this is a thrill ride that will be one of the highlights of your vacation. From €139.36

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Rocky Mountain 4-Zipline Adventure on CO Longest and Fastest!

This is another fantastic ziplining adventure, flying through trees and over meadows, checking out the Rocky Mountains as you go. This promises to be some of Colorado’s longest zipline tracks on a course that spans more than 4,000 feet (1219m). In-between the ziplines the hikes are scenic and a great way to see the beautiful scenery at a more relaxed pace. This experience is two hours long, so good if time is a bit short, and everything you need is included. You get pictures and video, a certified guide, safety equipment and even snacks to keep you going. From €121.55.

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Ziplining Denver, Idaho Springs – Half Day

Located just 30 minutes from Denver and an hour from Summit County, Boulder, and Winter Park, this half-day ziplining tour is an easy and affordable way to experience this adrenaline sport. You start at the Idaho Springs outpost, where you are kitted out with helmet, zipline harness, and gloves, before being taken through a safety briefing. Then the unique Zip Truck heads up to the first platform to start the course of six lines. The highlight is the dual race line, which brings a bit of friendly competition and allows participants to race their friends through the treetops. From €81.82.

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