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8 Ways to Save Money at the Royal Gorge Bridge

Affordable Colorado Experiences

Welcome to our guide on how to save money at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park near Colorado Springs! Whether you’re planning a family outing to the great outdoors, a romantic getaway in the mountains, or a solo adventure in Colorado, we’ve compiled eight practical tips to help you make the most of your visit while keeping some extra play money in your pocket. 

From discounted general admission tickets to special offers for groups and end-of-day visitors, we’ll show you how to maximize your experience without breaking the bank. So, let’s dive in and start saving during your Colorado adventure at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park!

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General Admission tickets to the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park are discounted $3 when purchased on our website. General admission provides guests access to unlimited gondola rides, the Royal Gorge Bridge, shows at the Plaza Theater, all restaurants, Tommy Knocker Playland, and more. Find fun, affordable adventures for the whole family at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park!

Deals and Discounts to Outdoor Fun

  1. Purchase Your Tickets Online 

When you purchase your general admission tickets online, save $3 on each ticket! Plus, your tickets are valid for one year from the date of purchase. That means you can plan your visit to the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park now, then adventure later!

Also, military members, don’t forget to bring your military ID with you to the park because we offer a $4 off military discount to all active and retired military members. Our military discount is applicable for tickets purchased at the park only.

  1. Return to the Bridge and Park for FREE the Next Day

A two-day adventure for the price of one? Count us in! If you plan on hanging around the Royal Gorge Bridge area or have a day trip from Colorado Springs or Denver, make sure you hang onto your validated ticket so you can re-enter the park for free.

Stop by the information desk inside the Visitor’s Center before you leave on your first day to validate your ticket for the next day’s entry. Each general admission ticket includes this second-day entry.

  1. Kids Two and Under Are Free

An amazing experience for the entire family, we love offering a place to make memories that will last. Children aged two and under are always free at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park.

  1. Bring the Whole Family  

If you are searching for a beautiful outdoor space to host a family reunion or other celebratory gathering, consider a day of adventures with the entire family, friend group, or work party at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park!

Groups of 20 or more people receive a special group rate at our park, including a special catering menu to plan your whole day perfectly for everyone.

Reservations and one lump sum payment are required for large parties. Call us at 719-276-8320 to coordinate your group outing – including catering options. Our teams are excited to help you plan a memorable group experience in Southern Colorado!

Fuel your adventure with online discounts, second-day entry perks, and fantastic group rates at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park – all while keeping your wallet happy! Plus, don’t miss out on the thrill of long-term savings with season passes and membership discounts for those who just can’t get enough of Southern Colorado fun!

Best Value Tickets to Royal Gorge Bridge and Park 

  1. Visit at End of Day

Looking to avoid the daytime crowds while you experience the architectural wonder that is the Royal Gorge Bridge? Our park offers discounted general admission for guests who arrive one hour before closing. This End-of-Day Ticket includes the same access as our general admission ticket and you are welcome to stay in the park until the visitor center and rides close.

  1. Book a Bundle for Rides

Book a bundle of the most thrilling rides in Southern Colorado found at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park! Up to three riders can brave our Royal Rush Skycoaster together, saving you money per rider compared to flying on your own. 

For the ultimate thrill package, book the Skycoaster and Cloudscaper Zip Line together as a bundle deal and save money on each ride. Plus, who would say no to double the fun?!

  1. Visit Us Year-Round with a Season Pass

A variety of Season Passes to the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park are available for purchase year-round. General admission Season Passes are valid for one year from your purchase date. 

Season Passes allow the pass holder to access our entire park, the Royal Gorge Bridge, Plaza Theater, unlimited Gondola rides (weather permitting), and any other seasonally available attractions and entertainment. Season pass holders also receive a discount on our seasonal events, Boo at the Bridge in October and Bridge of Lights in December.

  1. Other Membership Discounts

If you are a AAA member or hold a National Parks pass, be sure to show your card when purchasing your general admission tickets at the park to receive a $3 discount!

By taking advantage of online discounts, second-day entry options, and special group rates, enjoy all the attractions while staying within your budget. Additionally, considering season passes and membership discounts provide long-term savings for frequent visitors to the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. 

With these money-saving tips in mind,  make the most of your experience at this iconic Colorado destination without sacrificing enjoyment or breaking the bank. We hope you found this guide helpful and wish you an unforgettable adventure at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park!