- The list below includes 28 free or cheap things to do in or near Canon City, Colorado, including 46 different types of inexpensive activities like Rafting, Hiking Trails, Ziplines and Bowling.
- From Skyline Drive to Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Canon City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cripple Creek.
With ziplines and bungee jumping for adventure lovers to more relaxing activities such as scenic rides of the tram, the incline railway and the carousal, coupled with a wild West exhibit and a petting zoo, Royal Gorge Bridge & Park has something for everyone.
Well-known species of many large dinosaurs have been unearthed at the Garden Park Fossil Area for the last 120 years. In addition to a recreation site with a picnic area and exhibits, there is a self-guided interpretive trail through the park.
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45000 West U.S. Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Echo Canyon River Expeditions is a local outfitter which organizes both family-friendly and adventure class whitewater rafting trips around the Colorado wilderness and the Rocky mountains. These trips can also be combined with other activities such as horseback riding, zipline and ATV tours.
45045 W. US Hwy 50, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Besides whitewater rafting trips, Royal Gorge Rafting also offers zipline tours as well as custom vacation packages for special events such as weddings and corporate events.
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours hosts adventure zipline tours with 20 different ziplines spread over the classic course and the more recent, Extreme Zip Line Course which is one of the fastest courses around the Royal Gorge.
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50905 W US Hwy 50 West, Canon City, CO 81212 MoreLess Info
Whitewater Adventure Outfitters offer a wide range of whitewater rafting trips at the Royal Gorge which also includes overnight tours and other special packages that combine the adventure of rafting with other outdoor activities such as train rides and zipline tours.