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$98 Tours & Sightseeing

Canon City Royal Gorge Park Jeep 3.5-Hour Guided Tour

Look down into the breathtaking Royal Gorge as this guided tour takes you over America’s highest suspension bridge. This trip climbs more than 1,500 vertical feet out of historic Cañon City to the south rim of the world famous Royal Gorge. After admiring the depths of the Gorge as you cross the 18-foot wide, 1,270 foot long bridge almost a thousand feet above the Arkansas River, you will climb another 500 feet to the awe-inspiring views seen from Fremont Peak. From this high point, you will be able to see everything from Pike’s Peak to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the Eastern Plains of Colorado. Very few people have been determined enough to hike to this view much less have the option to be driven to it. On our way back down into Cañon City your guide will stop to show you dinosaur tracks left over 107 million years ago. This is a great trip for the whole family.Your customized open-air jeep is modified with your comfort in mind. Your guides use air bag suspensions to smooth out the ride and thick cushion seats so you can view the spectacular scenery and wildlife that Colorado has to offer without worrying about the rough bumpy ride.

$186 Outdoor Activities

Full Day Royal Gorge and Red Canyon Jeep Tour

This breathtaking tour literally puts you on the edge of one of Colorado’s most picturesque attractions. Look down into the breathtaking Royal Gorge as this tour takes you over America’s highest suspension bridge. This trip climbs more than 1,500 vertical feet out of historic Cañon City to the south rim of the world famous Royal Gorge. After admiring the depths of the Gorge as we cross the 18 foot wide, 1,260 foot long bridge almost a thousand feet above the Arkansas River, we will climb another 500 feet to the awe-inspiring views seen from Fremont Peak. From this high point, you will be able to see everything from Pike’s Peak to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the Eastern Plains of Colorado. Very few people have been determined enough to hike to this view much less have the option to be driven to it.This adventure includes everything in the half day trip, lunch and a 4×4 climb to “Overlook Arch.” Your afternoon tour will wind its way through the bright red rock of the Fountain Formation which is the same red rock formation that made the Garden of the Gods and Red Rocks Amphitheater famous. This tour will also travel pass the Marsh and Cleveland Quarry sites to see where thousands of dinosaur bones have been excavated over the last 140 years. Your jeep will pass by Indian petroglyphs and the site of Colorado’s first oil well on its way back to the base.

$138 Outdoor Activities

Take a Llama to Lunch! Wilderness Day Hike

We meet at 10:30 am, at one of several wilderness trailhead location throughout the Taos and Santa Fe area. After a fun and informative "Meet the Llamas", and a brief safety talk and orientation, we'll hit the trail. Depending on the time of year, we'll hike into one of the pristine wilderness areas of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, or descend into the iconic Rio Grande Gorge in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument. Trips in the Sangre de Cristo Muntains take place in the Carson National Forest are easy to moderate, and include a scenic hike along a meandering stream, through lush forests of aspen and fir, with alpine meadows and wildflowers in summer. Trips into the Rio Grande Gorge are moderate to strenuous, and descend 800' into "New Mexico's Grand Canyon". We'll have have an amazing gourmet lunch in a scenic wilderness location. After lunch, we'll hike back to the trailhead, returning by 3-4 pm.  Participants must be in good health, and be able to hike approximately 5 miles, in sometimes steep and rugged terrain, at altitudes above 7,000'. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about your ability to participate in our wilderness hiking trips.

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