1.5 & 3 Hour Tour Descriptions
NATURE AND LOCAL HISTORY TOUR (9:30-12:30) 3 hrs
This epic, 20 mile route will take you to the scenic outskirts of town, where vast open space prairies meet the mighty Front Range. Scan the incredible mountain horizon while learning about the world’s largest single-site brewery (Coors), Railroads, Farming, Mining, and the mighty North Table mesa. There will be plenty of planned pit-stops and photo opportunities along the way. This is a 3 hour tour geared toward sightseeing. The ride will travel along paved bike trails, riverside paths, neighborhood streets, and offroad open space.
DINO ROCK TOUR aka RED ROCKS MUSIC TOUR (9:30-12:30) 3 hrs
Venture off on Golden’s scenic backroads and head to one of the world’s top music venues. This 3 hour, 25 mile tour of a lifetime will explore stunning prehistoric landscapes, unique “rock” formations, rugged mountain beauty, and the epic musical history of Red Rocks Amphitheater. This fun and informative journey takes you to the top of the national historic landmark with stops along the way, including the famous Dinosaur Ridge, and the Red Rocks gift shop. While this trek is on mostly paved roads and bike trails, its distance and elevation gains are robust. Intermediate riders are recommended.
CANYON TOUR (1:30-3pm and 3:30-5pm) 1.5 hrs
Experience the best of Golden in this jam-packed, 1.5 hour tour. Learn about the town’s rich ancestral framing and gold mining history, while riding through the breathtaking natural beauty of Clear Creek Canyon. This is a mild adventure, along relatively flat and paved terrain. This tour is a MUST for anyone who wants to experience “where the west lives”. Your friendly and knowledgeable guide will make several stops to share Golden’s western history and interesting folklore.