History of Fremont County

Fremont County is home to gorgeous views and a beautiful landscape. Along with the beautiful scenery comes a rich history going all the way back to prehistoric times. Today, Fremont County plays host to some of Colorado’s top attractions. Fremont county includes the cities Canon City, Florence, Penrose, and Howard. The county has some of […]

Enjoy a Picnic With a View

While you’re enjoying your time at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, you’re going to burn some serious calories. All that walking is going to make you hungry, luckily we have many places for you to enjoy the outdoors with a picnic and amazing views.  There are plenty of places inside and outside of the […]

Top Trails to Hike near the Royal Gorge Bridge

Hike These Terrific Trails With Views of the Royal Gorge Just over an hour’s drive from Colorado Springs sits the Royal Gorge, an expansive gorge nearly 1,000 feet deep and carved by the Arkansas River. Taking in the spectacular vistas of the Royal Gorge is a must-do while in Colorado. Hiking is a great way […]

Take a Spring Break Trip to the Royal Gorge

Canon City, CO, is a small town that offers big landscape views. Situated in Colorado’s Banana Belt, the town offers mild year-round temperatures ideal for exploring.  One great attraction near town is the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. For your next spring break trip, take the family to the Royal Gorge and make a day […]

Plan Your Next Vacation to Cañon City

Cañon City, located on the banks of the Arkansas River, is an ideal destination for romantic Colorado getaways. This cozy city, which retains a small-town Colorado atmosphere, is a premier getaway for all kinds of recreational activities and sights that couples will appreciate.  Here are the top reasons to go to Cañon City for a […]

Adventures in the Arkansas Region

The Royal Gorge region of Colorado is a picturesque location that is as thrilling as it is serene. Visitors may flock to the Royal Gorge Bridge for Instagram-worthy shots, but there is so much more to see and do! Soar through the air, traverse the rapids and conquer your fears as you discover the best […]

Best Mountain Climbing Experience for Beginners

Mountain climbing is a skill that takes years to practice and master. Sure, you can get a start in your local gym or rec center, but that’s not the same as climbing in the great outdoors. When you’re preparing to take this next big step in your mountaineering hobby, you want to set yourself up […]

3 Best Bucket List Adventures of 2020 Near Colorado Springs

This year has been a doozy, but being near Colorado Springs has made it a little easier. Colorado Springs is the perfect little-big city close to the Rocky Mountains, surrounding adventure activities, and more. Although Colorado Springs is centric to many super bucket list adventures, many things this year have prevented us from doing the […]

4 Reasons the Royal Gorge is One of the Best Winter Attractions Near Colorado Springs To Experience

When the weather gets cold it’s hard to justify getting outside. Unless the weather is just right and the activities are out of this world. Well, if you’re looking for the ultimate winter attractions near Colorado Springs, the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park is a go-to attraction for a number of reasons. Here are 4 […]

Must-Do Things in Colorado To Get The Most Out of The Fall Season

The fall time is a perfect time to cross off the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park Via Ferrata on your list of “must-do things in Colorado this fall.” The lack of crowds, perfect weather, and fall color displays truly make it the best time of year to experience the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park Via […]

Best Historical Site in Colorado To Bring the Kids to Before & During The School Year

School is back in action, but a little unconventional this year.  Some schools have already started, some are conducting a hybrid program, and many are following an online distance learning curriculum. Whatever your child’s school year looks like a field trip can be the best way to encourage normalcy and provide a fun and encouraging […]

One of the Coolest Attractions Near Colorado Springs — Via Ferrata at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

Looking for something new to add or cross off your Colorado summer bucket list without having to make a trek for it? We, at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, have just the bragging rights experience for you.  Our newest attraction is definitely one of the coolest near Colorado Springs — the Via Ferrata.  Why? […]

Best Day Trips in Colorado — Catch A Live Show at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

Best Day Trips in Colorado — Catch A Live Show at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park Although the summer of 2020 hasn’t exactly been our normal summer season, we’re still excited to announce our live shows make for some of the best day trips in Colorado this summer. This summer we are featuring the […]

Treat Your Family to A Colorado Springs Staycation Adventures at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park in Colorado

This year has definitely been out of the ordinary. Unfortunately, America is still recovering from the global pandemic caused by COVID-19. With that being said, Americans are being told to be cautious when traveling, and international travel is definitely out of the question.  All the better reason to bring your family on a few staycation […]

3 High Altitude Thrills — Colorado Attractions at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park

Calling all adrenaline junkies! The Royal Gorge Bridge has been around since 1929, and in 2003, the Royal Gorge Bridge introduced a free-falling attraction, where visitors were able to swing out over the edge of the gorge 1,200 feet above the Arkansas River — talk about an adrenaline rush. We know you love activities that […]

A Colorado Springs Adventure That is Also An Architectural Wonder — The Royal Gorge Bridge

In 1929, the world’s highest suspension bridge was constructed — The Royal Gorge Bridge.  Although the Royal Gorge Bridge may no longer hold that title, let’s think about where we were in terms of technology in 1929.  In 2020, a construction like this doesn’t seem that impressive. We now have the technology to construct buildings, […]

Top Things To Do With the Family Around Colorado Springs — Spend the Day at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

Are you and your family looking for family-friendly things to do around Colorado Springs, CO?  Well, look no further.  Just one hour from Colorado Springs, CO lives a truly unique park —The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. This unique park is definitely one of the top things to do around Colorado Springs and an ideal […]

4 of the Best Ways To Enjoy The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park This Memorial Day – The Best Things to do in Colorado

This year has been a whirlwind!  With the closures around Colorado and the United States, we are finally able to welcome all of you wonderful visitors inside our park — just in time for Memorial Day weekend. The Park is following  Fremont County and Colorado COVID-19 safety guidelines and protocols so if you are looking […]

Why Visit Royal Gorge Bridge and Park for Summer Break

Not sure where to go for your Summer Break? Do you like being in nature, surrounded by the greenery and scenic sights that just leave you speechless? If your answer is yes, you must come to the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park! The Royal Gorge is located in Colorado and is a narrow gorge with […]

Royal Gorge Via Ferrata — Great for All Climbers Including Those Who Don’t Have Any Rock-Climbing Experience

Located in Canon City, Colorado, the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park is a natural attraction among the clouds. The bridge, centerpiece of this aerial playground, previously held the title of the highest suspension bridge in the world. Crossing the gorge 956 feet above the Arkansas River, it is the highest bridge in the United States. […]