A 3-day stay in Denver allows you to venture into districts beyond downtown for a taste of the city’s diversity, including experiencing the outdoors in any season, from ski resorts to hiking trails. You also have time to visit the Rocky Mountains or Colorado Springs.
Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park
Located in the heart of downtown Denver, Elitch Gardens is a family-friendly theme and water park featuring rides, activities, and entertainment for all ages. From exhilarating roller-coasters and plunging towers to gentle kid-friendly rides and refreshing water slides, Elitch Gardens will thrill and delight the entire family. Elitch Gardens is a popular summer attraction for both locals and visitors alike.
2000 Elitch Circle, Denver, 80204
An admission ticket to Elitch Gardens includes unlimited rides at both the theme and water park. To make the most out of your day, upgrade your ticket to the “Rapid Ride” and receive fast track admission to the park’s most popular and thrilling rides like the Boomerang, Disaster Canyon, and the Mind Eraser. In addition to rides, the park also features magic shows, concerts, and “Dive-In” movies at the Wave Pool.
Things to know before you go
*Elitch Gardens is a fun, family-friendly amusement park with rides and activities for all ages. *With so many fun rides and activities, plan to spend the entire day here. *Purchase tickets ahead of time online to find discounts. *Don’t miss the panoramic views of downtown Denver from the Observation Tower. *Many of the rides at Elitch Gardens are wheelchair-accessible and wheelchairs are available for rent at the entrance gate.
How to get there
Elitch Gardens is located in the northwestern corner of downtown Denver near the Mile High Stadium. It is easily reached by car via Interstate 25 and pay parking is available at the park. Elitch Gardens is also easily reached via bus and light rail from downtown Denver and surrounding areas.
When to get there
The park is open seasonally from early-April through the end of October and hours vary based on the season. The park is open daily during the summer months and weekends only for the rest of the season. Arrive first thing in the morning to avoid long lines at the major attractions.
Frequently Asked Questions
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As well as visiting the Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park, check out these trip ideas to make the most of your visit:
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- Downtown Aquarium
- Lower Downtown Denver (LoDo)
- Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus
- Larimer Square
- Denver Center for the Performing Arts
- Denver 16th Street Mall
- Hard Rock Cafe Denver
- Denver Firefighters Museum
- Denver Mint
- Denver Civic Center Park
- Denver Art Museum (DAM)
- Colorado State Capitol Building
- Molly Brown House Museum
- Denver City Park
- Denver Botanic Gardens