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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 11:00am, but we can tailor a snowshoe adventure to your specific needs.  Reservations are recommended. Please call to reserve.  Walk-ins welcome based on availability.  Ages 3 & Up.

Jessie Mill Tour

The Jessie Mill Tour is a family-oriented tour with gentle rolling terrain at an easy pace with information on the Golden Horseshoe mining district, as well as area wildlife and flora. Tour is 1-1/2 hours. Rentals available for half price. Click on dates below to register online .
Days: Daily
Time: 11:00am
Dates: December 6 - March 31
Fees:  $35 for first person, $20 for each additional person

Overlook Tour

The Overlook Adventure is family-friendly with a gentle elevation gain of 500 feet. This tour takes you past the Jessie Mill and on to the historic town of Preston. You see spectacular views of the Ten Mile Range from the Jumbo Mine. Tour is 2-1/2 hours. Rentals available for half price.  Click on dates below to register online.
Days: Daily
Time: 11:00am
Dates: December 6 - March 31
Fees:  $45 for the first person, $30 each additional person

Dry Gulch Tour

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. Tour is 4 hours. Rentals available for half price. Click on dates below to register online.
Days: Daily
Time: 11:00am
Dates: December 6 -March 31
Fees:  $65 for the first person, $45 each additional person


Full Moon Snowshoe Parties - NEW!

Join us for a 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. Post tour, come back inside for socializing and a light meal.

Cost is $25 and includes snowshoes. Children are 50% with paying adult (one child per paying adult). Times vary with lunar cycle. Click on dates and times below to register online. 
Days, Dates & Times:  
Sunday, January 4 - 4:45-6:45pm
Thursday, March 5 - 6:00-8:00pm 
Fees: $25 adults; $12.50 children (per paying adult) 


 Nordic Family Snowshoe



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


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