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.
The gondola cabins soar over the town of Glenwood Springs with breathtaking views of the city and giant peaks like Mount Sopris.
Along the ride, you’ll pass over the Cucumber Gulch Wildlife Preserve which is home to bald eagles, moose, deer and foxes.
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.
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.