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Elitch Gardens Theme Park

2000 Elitches Cir, Denver, CO 80204-1889
+1 303-595-4386
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As a travel agent, I review different places for my clients. This year I bought an annual pass that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Christine M
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Denver, Colorado
Fun, Fun, Fun

Lots of fun at this classic, located next to the Pepsi Center. I would like to see the water park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JimDeBerry
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Orlando, Florida
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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!
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good24%
  • Average28%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible15%
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“kiddie land” (13 reviews)
“fun park” (14 reviews)
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2000 Elitches Cir, Denver, CO 80204-1889
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As a travel agent, I review different places for my clients. This year I bought an annual pass that included parking, free drink refills, and two meals a day. So here’s my general review: Light rail is an easy way to access Elitch's, however, I...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of fun at this classic, located next to the Pepsi Center. I would like to see the water park get more rides from other manufacturers but hey, its fun!

Thank JimDeBerry
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The lines are long, people going around without alot of clothes on. The people are rude that includes staff. I was not happy at all as I'd gone for my daughters birthday. We'll never go again. Oh and the parking sucked God forbid you have...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We have been going to elitches for years it's always clean staff is always great, always best when they are bring in the new rides that helps keeping it entertaining each year and new things. Flowers are always beautiful and fresh.

Thank kde2016
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

The park was clean there was a lot of people taking pictures not enough people running rides the park was packed and just like always only a limited number of rides open which also contributes to the long lines. It has been this way for...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a good park in the summer there is a water park as well and if you buy a season pass it is a better deal go to King scooper for the best prices it has allot of great rides and in Oct a...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

My 9 year old daughter went with my neighbors who have a girl the same age. They went in mid-October, so it was "family fun" during the day and "fright night" beginning at 6p. They were there for the day and the two 9 year...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Don't go. It was a terrible, terrible experience. 65 dollars, one small roller-coaster and a few haunted houses. Queues were huge, waited over an hour for the haunted house which was ok. You even had to pay for one of the rides! I would never...More

Thank Jingzhou H
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ElitchGardens, Manager at Elitch Gardens Theme Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Hi, thank you for this feedback. Our guest experience is very important to us, and we're saddened to hear of your dissatisfaction with your visit to Elitch Gardens. We have passed your comments to executive management for their review. If you have further suggestions or...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Went for fright fest. Lines forever, heard it isn't as bad in the summer. You can get a fast pass for another $30, $40, or $60, depending on level (on top of park fee and parking). Caveat: not a fan of any amusement park.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Elitches is located right next to the Pepsi Center and is a short walk from Lodo, Denver's lower downtown restaurant and entertainment mecca. Its central location puts it right in the middle of good times in Denver. Although the location isn't as large as many...More

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Thank Gary@ S
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sylviastephenson6969
22 October 2017|
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Response from luxuryTravelerz | Reviewed this property |
good question but no all snack, drinks and food have to stay in the vehicle
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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.
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JohnDavid-58
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.
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