Photo: Paul Iwancio The Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park features two big play features on the Colorado River. It was built in 2008 in West Glenwood Springs.
It’s the first manmade whitewater on the Colorado River. All types of watercraft, rafts, kayaks, tubes and small fishing boats are permitted. It’s situated just west of the Midland Ave Bridge.
The park was designed by Jason Carey, and consists of one big hole on the left side of hte river, and another standing wave on the right side. When the water is high, the two features often blend into one big wave. River craft who wish to avoid the features can go by at far river right.
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