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Guided Hikes

Keystone offers a variety of hikes for you or your family. From nature to fitness, education and more, you'll have a great outdoor experience.

Type: Outdoor, Kid Friendly, Grown Up, Adventure

Location: Keystone

800-354-4386

Guided Hikes in Keystone

Guided Hikes


Explore Keystone hiking trails, meet new friends, and learn more about Keystone's history, wildflowers and wildlife while experiencing magnificent views!  Hiking in the mountains is healthy and can be done by anybody. We provide variety of different levels and lengths of hiking guided trips ranging from 2 miles to 5+ miles.


2016 Guided Hike Schedule

 Day  Start Time 
 Hike  Duration
 Cost

 Mondays


 10:30am


 Mountain Top Nature Hike
  

 2 hrs


 Adults: $16
 Kids 6-12: $9
 Senior: $13 

 Tuesdays

 10:00am

 

10:30am

Kidtopia Nature Hike & Crafts


Wildflower Hike 

 1hr 15 mins


 2 hrs


 Kids 4-12: FREE
 

 Adults: $16
 Kids 6-12: $9
 Senior: $13


 Wednesdays

 10:30am

 Valley Hike & History

 2 hrs
 Adults: $16
 Kids 6-12: $9
 Senior: $13 

 Thursdays

 10:30am
               

 Mountain Top Nature Hike

 2 hrs
              
 Adults: $16
 Kids 6-12: $9
 Senior: $13 

 Fridays

 10:30am

 Fitness Hike

 2hrs
 Adults: $20
 Senior: $17 

 Saturdays

 10:30am

 Valley Hike & History

 2 hrs  Adults: $16
 Kids 6-12: $9
 Senior: $13
 
 Sundays  11:00am  Mountain Top History Walk  1 hr  FREE Tour
 you must buy a lift pass to ride the gondola
 


Guided Hike Details

Dates: All hikes are available June 13th – September 4th, unless otherwise stated. 

Meeting Location: Meet in River Run Village Ticket Office for all hikes except for the Kidtopia Nature Hike (meet at Kidtopia Headquarters).

What to Bring: Bring good walking shoes, layered clothing, water, sunscreen & a camera.

Reservations: No reservations required except for the Kidtopia Nature Hike. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to hike start time.


Lunch at The Overlook Grill at the Summit House
Join us at the Overlook Grill located on the Summit House deck for an elevated dining experience. Featuring our house made BBQ, gourmet sandwiches and grilled specialties all made to order at 11,640’! 
Overlook Grill Menu




Hike Descriptions


MOUNTAIN TOP NATURE HIKE

Experience an outdoor adventure at 11,000 feet! Take a guided interpretive trek along the top of Dercum Mountain exploring our high alpine plants, animals & terrain. Don’t forget your camera – the views are amazing! Level: Moderate to Hard

Dates: Mondays & Thursdays
Times: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost: Adults $16; Kids 6-12 $9; Senior/RMB $13
Lift pass required



WILDFLOWER HIKE
Colorado’s alpine meadows are home to some of the country’s most vibrant & colorful wildflowers. Enjoy a serene hike with a naturalist while learning about the many variations of wildflowers found in Keystone’s alpine environment and how they are used in folklore healing. Capture some great wildflower photos. Level: Easy to Moderate 
Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Cost:  Adults $16; Kids 6-12 $9; Senior/RMB $13



KIDTOPIA NATURE HIKE & CRAFTS
Children 8 & younger must be accompanied by an adult
Kids will enjoy a short hike where they will gather nature items they find along the trail. They will then use their treasure to create a unique nature souvenir to take home. Level: Easy
Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 4:00pm – 5:15pm 
Cost: Kids 4-12 FREE



VALLEY HIKE & History
This family-oriented hike meanders through the Snake River Valley to the Ski Tip Lodge. Learn about our plants & animals, and the history of Keystone & the Ski Tip along the way. Level: Moderate
Dates: Wednesdays & Saturdays
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Cost: Adults $16; Kids 6-12 $9; Senior/RMB $13


FITNESS HIKE
Raise your heart rate and your spirits as you embark on this challenging hike for fitness enthusiasts. Your guide will maintain a brisk pace for a good workout while you enjoy the clear mountain air and panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Level: Hard
Dates: Fridays
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm 
Cost: Adults $20; Seniors/RMB $17 


MOUNTAIN TOP HISTORY HIKE
A unique walking tour with a view - at the summit of Dercum Mountain.  You’ll learn unique Keystone and Colorado facts relating to our place in Summit County history. Afterwards, feel free to stay a while and enjoy yourself at our Summit House restaurant. 
Some things you will hear about from your guide: Keystone history that ranges from over 10,000 years ago, to silver and gold mining methods, to Keystone's transformation from a mining town into a world class ski resort.
Dates: Sunday July 10 - September 4
Times: 11:00am and 1:00pm
Location: Summit House- as you exit the gondola take a right.  Your guide will be standing outside wearing a cowboy hat. 
Price:  FREE tour- you must buy a lift pass to ride the gondola
Registration:  No registration required. 
Age:  We will be doing approximately 1 hour of walking along the gradual to moderate Dercum Hiking Trail.  Please wear walking/hiking shoes and dress for the weather.  


GROUPS
Couples, families and larger groups, particularly those here for weddings, conferences, reunions, can arrange their OWN time and day for any of the above activity. The discount/ group rate (depending on the size of the group) ranges from 15% - 25%. 

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