11 Best Gondolas in Colorado with Dreamy Scenic Views

In addition to showing off the epic Colorado landscape, a gondola is also very practical. Ride up the mountain, or use it for your morning commute.

Many Colorado mountain towns have a gondola, or two, for both tourists and locals to enjoy. From gorgeous autumn rides to stunning spring trails, these gondolas do not disappoint.

Load up at the base of the mountain, starting at 7,945 feet and then ride the Silver Queen to the top at 11,212 feet above sea level.

1. Silver Queen Gondola, Aspen Mountain

The gondola cabins soar over the town of Glenwood Springs with breathtaking views of the city and giant peaks like Mount Sopris.

2. Glenwood Gondola, Glenwood Springs

Along the ride, you’ll pass over the Cucumber Gulch Wildlife Preserve which is home to bald eagles, moose, deer and foxes.

3. BreckConnect Gondola, Breckenridge

If you’re a thrill seeker searching for a heart-pounding gondola in Colorado, then look no further than the Royal Gorge Gondola in Canon City.

4. Royal Gorge Gondola, Canon City

Not only is it close to Rocky Mountain National Park, but you can see extraordinary views of the city on the Estes Park Aerial Tramway.

5. Estes Park Aerial Tramway, Estes Park

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