Royal Gorge Area Activities
The Adventure of Royal Gorge Area ActivitiesFor those who want to experience real Royal Gorge area activities and rustic Colorado in all its bluebird-sky, whitewater, big adventure glory. The Royal Gorge Region is the perfect destination. Combine the striking natural landscape with year-round mild weather and a laid-back local vibe, and you’ve got the ideal Colorado vacation. From hiking and biking to ATV rides and Gold-Medal fly fishing, your next adventure is waiting.
More Royal Gorge Area Activities
- High above the river, cross America’s highest suspension bridge at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, where you can zipline and feel the free-fall rush of the Skycoaster (www.royalgorgebridge.com). Soar above the valley in a helicopter tour, or zip across the bridge on a thrilling Segway tour. Take to the trails on foot or on bike and journey into the backcountry of our beautiful region.
- Climb aboard the Royal Gorge Route Railroad for an unbelievable journey through the steep and narrow 10-mile-long canyon. Be sure to visit the open-air car for wildlife viewing. Jeep and ATV tours are also available for scenic tours of the Gorge and surrounding areas.
- After your adventures, browse the many art galleries along Main Street in both Cañon City and Florence. For a peek into local dinosaur, mining, and geologic history, peruse local museums, including the Florence Pioneer Museum and the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center. Check out the local wineries, beginning with The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey.
- As you continue your journey, drive the scenic Gold Belt Tour, walk discovery trails, and search for fossils.