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 Nordic Family Snowshoe

Have you always wanted to try snowshoeing, but didn't know where to start? Or are you a seasoned explorer in search of some new trails? The Gold Run Nordic Center offers great snowshoe trails, equipment rentals and guided tours the whole family can enjoy!

Snowshoe Trails

Our snowshoe trails are clearly marked on our trail map. We offer snowshoe trails for all ability levels, from beginner to advanced. 

Snowshoe Rentals & Purchases

We sell and rent Atlas and Crescent Moon Snowshoes!

Atlas Snowshoes are available for purchase. Prices vary by style and size.

Guided Snowshoe Tours

Let our staff guide you on a snowshoe adventure!  Learn about local mining history, wildlife and nature from our knowledgeable guides, while you enjoy mountain vistas and scenic mining relics.  Special “one on one” tours are offered on a daily basis.  The scheduled time is 11:30am, but we can tailor a snowshoe adventure to your specific needs.  Reservations are recommended. Please call 970-547-7889 to reserve.  Walk-ins welcome based on availability. Ages 3 & Up.

Snowshoe Tour with a Guide: Jessie Mill

The family-oriented Jessie Mill tour explores gentle rolling terrain at an easy pace with information on the Golden Horseshoe mining district as well as area creatures and flora.

This is our MOST GENTLE tour. Tour is 1-1/2 hours. Rentals available for half price.
Days: Daily
Time: 11:30am
Dates: December 5 - March 31
Fees:  $35 for first person, $20 for each additional person

Snowshoe Tour with a Guide: Overlook

The Overlook Adventure is a family-oriented tour that takes you past the Jessie Mill and on to the historic town of Preston. You will see spectacular views of the Ten Mile Range from the Jumbo Mine.

The Overlook Adventure is a MODERATELY STRENUOUS tour. You will traverse substantial single track through the forest, with approximately 600 ft of elevation gain. Tour is 2-1/2 hours. Rentals available for half price.  
Days: Daily
Time: 11:30am
Dates: December 5 - March 31
Fees:  $45 for the first person, $25 each additional person

Snowshoe Tour with a Guide: Dry Gulch

This is a wilderness experience showcasing a renovated mining camp along with open meadows, forests and scenic mountain views of the Ten Mile, Gore and Williams Forks Ranges. Dry Gulch provides the perfect stopping spot for a snack or lunch.

Dry Gulch is our MOST STRENUOUS tour; with serious uphill hiking, and more than 1000ft of elevation gain. This tour is not suited for children under 12. Exceptional fitness is a prerequisite. Tour is 4 hours. Rentals available for half price.
Days: Daily
Time: 11:30am
Dates: December 5 -March 31
Fees:  $65 for the first person, $45 each additional person

New Moon Snowshoe Party - NEW!

Experience the great outdoors in total darkness! Let our experienced guides lead you on a wild adventure, without guidance from the moon, while they share stories of our historical and natural environment.  All ages are welcome!  Headlamps and a light meal are included. Snowshoe rentals are available for $10, and participants are welcome to bring their own. 

Register now Online! Day: Friday 
Time: 5:00-7:00pm 
Date: December 11
Fees: $25

Full Moon Snowshoe Party 

Don't miss this guided, evening snowshoe under the full moon! Explore the evening forest, the night sky, and search for nocturnal animals guided by our staff and the moonlight. Cost is $25 and includes snowshoes. Children are 50% off with paying adult (one child per paying adult). Post tour, we return to the Clubhouse for socializing and a light meal.

Click “Register Now!” to see the days and times tours are offered.
Register now Online!




Questions? We can help!
Give us a call at (970) 547-7889.



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