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Elitch Gardens Theme Park

2000 Elitches Cir, Denver, CO 80204-1889
+1 303-595-4386
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Fun day at the amusement park

We visited Elitch Gardens on a Sunday using vouchers from Groupon. We also pre purchased a parking... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kevin W
Pocatello, Idaho
It was terrible

I went for a 5th grade field trip and i swear it was so freacking terrible litteraly on the first... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Guadalupe R
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For more than 120 years, Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park is a must-see destination for all locals, visitors and families, creating memories worth repeating. Operating on 63 acres, it is America’s only downtown area theme and water park. The park is open May through October and offers 50 rides, live entertainment, shopping and dining. The park is also known to have breathtaking views of Denver from their Observation Tower which is 20 stories high or while plummeting 200 feet on the Tower of Doom!
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good24%
  • Average29%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“great rides” (14 reviews)
“fright fest” (7 reviews)
“kiddie land” (15 reviews)
2000 Elitches Cir, Denver, CO 80204-1889
+1 303-595-4386
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Elitch Gardens on a Sunday using vouchers from Groupon. We also pre purchased a parking pass, however on the day we attended there was no one at the booths to charge for parking. I don't know if that is normal. The rides were...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went for a 5th grade field trip and i swear it was so freacking terrible litteraly on the first ride i got on was the ind Eraser which was so scary especially for an 11 year old like me plus me and my 4...More

Thank Guadalupe R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought a season pass this year thinking what a great deal! After all, we're an amusement park loving family. Then we went for the first time and thought It's just the beginning of the season, it will get better. Nope. What a total cluster!...More

1  Thank Beckibecka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family travels a lot and have visited many different theme parks all over Midwest and east coast. Although we travel to Colorado on a regular basis we had not visited this park. The park is run down and many of the rides shut down...More

2  Thank AMI P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The reviews are really off-putting and I was dreading going, but my kids love theme parks so we brought them but warned them about the bad reviews. We were pleasantly surprised! There was a bit of a queue getting in but nothing crazy. The girl...More

1  Thank LateLate77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun park, both water and amusement. Plenty of shade, variety of food and drink, and shops. Family had a great time!!

Thank Margo J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a Colorado Native that's been going to Elitch's since I was a toddler. I've always had a good time, and enjoy both the amusement park and water park. I don't know what is going with all of the bad reviews, but one thing I...More

1  Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were goofy rules. The rules restricted us spending time with our children. The whole family couldn't be together on the lazy river. Each person had to have a tube and couldn't just float with the children. The water was extremely cold and it was...More

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1  Thank misapup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience at a theme or water park can be enhanced by advance knowledge and preparation. I'm writing this review in part to share information not available on the Elitch Gardens website. We bought season passes this summer because our 9-year-old was the perfect age...More

5  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family had a wonderful time at Elitch Garden. There was so much to do for the money. Usually amusement parks this size cost 60 dollars and up, however, Elitches was 39.99. It has a water park that has fun for all ages as well...More

Thank Csbjones
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Stephanie S
21 June 2017|
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Response from flamingette | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do allow you to ride bare footed. You'll be able to leave them in cubbies for each ride and get them back at the end.
16 June 2017|
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Response from Toni D | Reviewed this property |
If you hop on Elitches website they have each area of the park broken into different sections and there are photos of the rides there.
2 June 2017|
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Response from W9586PXmarkp | Reviewed this property |
According to the Elitch Gardens website, senior tickets are $34.99 online or at the gate, for ages 62+.