Is Royal Gorge open today?
The park is open daily for general admission. Reservations are not required for admission or rides. The bridge opens at 8 AM. The visitor center and rides open at 10 AM.
Has anyone ever died at 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.
How long does it take to walk across the Royal Gorge Bridge?
about 40 minutes
About 5 minutes at a moderate pace without stopping. The bridge is 1260 feet. Most people will stop to look over the sides into the gorge or stop to read the placards that give different historical bits of information. So a lazy walk across, stopping to read some history will take about 40 minutes.
Is the Royal Gorge Bridge worth it?
Entry is $27 and online $25! Just the view is very breath taking. Walking over the gorge by bridge or by gondola or both is wonderful and very scenic.
Has anyone ever jumped off the Royal Gorge Bridge?
Between March and May 2012, three people committed suicide by jumping off the bridge. The average number of suicides in the previous twelve years had been one per year according to the general manager for the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park.
Can you see the Royal Gorge Bridge without paying?
The free Overlook Trail enables visitors to see the gorge and get a taste of what they are about to experience. The trail is easy and offers beautiful views of the gorge and bridge.
Has anyone jumped off the Royal Gorge Bridge?
Has anybody ever jumped off the Royal Gorge Bridge?
A man reportedly jumped from the Royal Gorge Bridge early Monday, according to a Tuesday news release from the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office. The jump was seen by security cameras and eyewitnesses on the Cañon City bridge just before noon Monday, the news release said.
Does Royal Gorge Bridge cost money?
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.
How far is Royal Gorge Bridge from Denver?
Yes, the driving distance between Denver to Royal Gorge Bridge is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Denver to Royal Gorge Bridge.
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.
Is there a Canon City in Colorado?
Canon City is located close to the center of Colorado. Canon City is part of Fremont County . Canon City has 12.50 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area.
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.