About Elitch Gardens:
Elitch Gardens, a Denver institution since 1890, takes its name from the lush gardens at its original location on the West side of Denver. The theme park moved to its downtown location in 1994, which allowed for more rides but less gardens.
Six Flags used to own Elitch's, but sold the park to Florida-based PARC Management in 2007. The Twister II is the park's most popular rollercoaster, and the Island Kingdom water park offers waterslides and a wave pool for cooling off during the summer.
Hours and Admission:
Hours for 2013:
Summer: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily
Spring and Fall: Reduced hours but open on most weekends
Elitch Gardens Theme Park is open from May 4 - Oct. 27, 2013.
Admission for 2013:
Adults $45.99, Children (48" and under) $31.99
Children under the age of three are admitted free. Discounted tickets are available on the Elitch Gardens website.
Directions and Address:
From I-25, exit on Speer Blvd. and take Speer Blvd. southbound. Turn right onto Elitch Circle.
Elitch Gardens Theme Park
2000 Elitch Circle
Denver, CO 80204
Other Important Info:
- Parking is available for $15 in 2013. Both the C and E light rail trains stop at the Pepsi Center/Elitch Gardens.
- Season passes to Elitch Gardens for 2013 are available for $79.99 each.
- Don't miss the nightly fireworks show during the summer.