Common questions

How high is the swing at Royal Gorge?

How high is the swing at Royal Gorge?

1,200 feet
Sweep 50 mph through the Rocky Mountain air in a free fall, momentarily dangling 1,200 feet above the Arkansas River on this one-of-a-kind Attraction. This thrilling experience doesn’t have the title of the World’s Scariest Skycoaster for nothing.

Has anyone died on the Royal Gorge?

DENVER — A 44-year-old woman plummeted 400 feet to her death from an observation deck overlooking the Royal Gorge canyon in the mountains of south-central Colorado, authorities said on Wednesday.

Can you bungee jump off the Royal Gorge?

Canon City For the bungee experience, take a ride on the Royal Rush Skycoaster. The bungee swing sits 1,200 feet above the bottom of the gorge and drops its riders 100 feet, letting them fall at up to 50 mph before they bounce and swing above the canyon.

Can you walk across Royal Gorge Bridge for free?

Is the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park free? Visiting most of the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park is not free. You can view the bridge and surrounding acreage from the parking lot or hang out inside the Visitor Center for free. But if you want to cross the bridge, take the Gondola, or ride any of the attractions, there is a cost.

Can you see the Royal Gorge Bridge without paying?

We just visited Royal Gorge and thought we’d clarify the free visiting area. If you’re like us and weren’t interested in the rides, nor paying to see the gorge, there is a free option. Follow 3a, the well-marked road to Royal Gorge. You’ll get to the parking lot for the park.

Is Royal Gorge a tourist trap?

Be sure to check for discounts and coupons; season passes are available. Children 5 and under are free. Is the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park a tourist trap? Of course it is!

How much does it cost to walk the Royal Gorge Bridge?

The bridge will be open to vehicle traffic between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. every day, according to the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park website. Driving across costs $20, and is open to passenger cars, motorcycles, SUVs and minivans that hold eight people or less.

Is Royal Gorge near Colorado Springs?

Royal Gorge Region near Colorado Springs. The Royal Gorge is a canyon on the Arkansas River near Cañon City, Colorado and is often called the “Grand Canyon of the Arkansas.”.

How long is the Royal Gorge Bridge?

Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. The Royal Gorge Bridge spans the gorge and is one of the world’s highest suspension bridges. Built in 1929, it stretches 1,270 feet across and soars 956 feet above the Arkansas.

Where is the Royal Gorge in Colorado?

Royal Gorge. The Royal Gorge is a canyon of the Arkansas River located west of Cañon City, Colorado.

Where is Royal Gorge Bridge?

Royal Gorge Bridge. Local area map. The Royal Gorge Bridge is a tourist attraction near Cañon City, Colorado within Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, a 360-acre (150 ha) amusement park located along the edge of the Royal Gorge around both ends of the bridge.