Come enjoy this one million dollar whitewater park! – The Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park, constructed in 2008 on the Colorado River right next to the Midland Avenue Bridge, on your way to Target, and located near the Harley Davidson Dealership. It has been a monumental success for many reasons. One of the best parts about this park is the diversity. It can be enjoyed by all levels of intrigue and skill in water sports, including rafters, inner-tubers, kayakers, boogie boarders, and even the occasional surfers just to name a few. The “G-wave” as locals call it, has created an international buzz as one of the top freestyle play parks and water features in the world. In the up and coming sport of freestyle kayaking, this million dollar venue has now held two world class competitions.
If you have always been interested in Kayaking, Glenwood Springs is a great place to learn. From beginners to advanced kayakers, there are classes and workshops to give you the skills and practice you need to be proficient on the river. If you happen to be a pretty good kayaker then consider renting a kayak for the day while your in town and play on the Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park.
The $1,000,000 Whitewater Park provides a venue that is available year-round because of the flows on the Colorado River, just make sure not to forget your wetsuit if you decide to take a dip in the winter months. This sort of park makes Glenwood stand out from other nearby towns, as well as in the United States. Glenwood can host whitewater activities during the "shoulder seasons" of other locations where whitewater activities take place. The park serves locals as well as national competitors, which makes this a very popular place to be.