Along famous U.S. Highway 50, cutting across America at the corner of Fremont County Road 3A right outside Cañon City, Colo., the new Royal Gorge Bridge Visitors Center welcomes guests to the region. The visitors center is approximately three miles from its parent attraction, the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, and is open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., April 27 to October 31. The center will presell tickets to the park and offer visitors the opportunity to eat and shop at the Country Café and Gift Shop.
The 4,000-square-foot facility will offer road travelers a place to stop, take a break and also be introduced to all the activities in the area. The Country Café and Gift Shop features the Park specialties of their "house-made" barbecue and gourmet ice cream treats, along with breakfast featuring the Park's own breakfast sausage, appetizers and sandwich menus through early evening.
The Gift Shop will offer unique merchandise from the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park shops. The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park is well known for having one the world's highest suspension bridges, built in 1929, and has greeted over 23 million guests since that time. The park is open year round and features over 20 rides, shows, and attractions during the summer tourist season, May through September.