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  • Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park
  • Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park
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Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park

Type: Family Friendly, Theme Parks

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Elitch Gardens first opened in 1890 and turned 130 in 2020. The park has a rich history and though it boasts many firsts, including being home to Denver's first symphony, Colorado's first children's...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Hours May Vary Seasonally

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $34.99; Child $24.99; Child (3 and under) Free;
    $12 - $25

  • Outdoor Activities: "Pay attention to height requirements for the various rides as they're strictly enforced."
  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Afternoon thunderstorms are common. The park will shut down if there's a chance of lightning, so check the weather or go mornings or evenings when storms are less likely. Height requirements are enforced on rides so visit the park's website before going."
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Elitch Gardens, open for well over a century, is one of Denver's most recognized attractions with rides to meet everyone's adrenaline (or not) needs.
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Multiple generations of Denver families have grown up going to Elitch Gardens; while it's historic, it's also well up to today's adrenaline-rush standards.

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