Make your dream a reality with a hot air balloon ride in the magnificent Colorado Rockies. Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides is owner operated and offers its flights in the South Park Valley located high in the Central Mountains of Colorado.
Experience the highest altitude balloon rides in North America
Our mountain flights are done in the South Park Valley in the exact center of Colorado. Located between Hartsel and Wilkerson Pass this central location allows us to conveniently service guests from Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Dillon, Frisco, Silverthorne, Vail, Beaver Creek, Denver, Boulder, Castlerock, Parker, Colorado Springs, Littleton, Buena Vista, Salida, Cripple Creek, Canon City, Winter Park, Granby and Fraser. Your balloon adventure will provide you with spectacular 100 mile panoramic views. Prominent scenery may include views of the Continental Divide, Mosquito Range, Sangre De Cristo mountains, Mt Elbert (the highest peak in Colorado 14,433 ft), Pikes Peak, South Park Valley, Collegiate Peaks, vast rolling hills and native wildlife.
Many of our guests like to parlay their once in a lifetime balloon flight into a full day of adventure in the Colorado mountains. With your balloon ride taking place in the heart of the Central Rockies you are only a short drive from some of Colorado's other most popular outdoor recreational activities and historical attractions. There are endless things to see and do, from whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River, kayaking, horseback riding, fly fishing, golfing, boating, hiking, biking, touring a gold mine or ghost town, taking a train ride with the Royal Gorge or Leadville Railroad, exploring on a jeep tour or just relaxing in the Mt Princeton or Cottonwood hot springs.
An afternoon in Canon City, Cripple Creek or the Colorado Springs area is a great way to compliment your morning of hot air ballooning. Some activities or attractions my include: the casinos in Cripple Creek, the Royal Gorge Railway and Royal Gorge Bridge in Canon City, Pikes Pike Cog Railway, Garden of the Gods, Seven Falls, Cave of the Winds, Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, US Olympic Complex and the Air Force Academy in the Colorado Springs/Manitou Springs area.
Wherever your journey takes you we're sure that your balloon ride with Colorado Balloon Rides will exceed your expectations and leave you with a wonderful lifetime memory.
Colorado Hot Air Balloon Rides was part of the NBC Today Show's featured segment "Live for Today". Hot air ballooning was ranked # 18 of the 50 things you need to do during your lifetime.