Guided Hiking Tours near Fort Collins

Guided Hiking Tours near Fort Collins

Our unique hiking tour allows you the opportunity to escape your comfort zone while having the comfort of an experienced outdoorsman, and local, guiding you. Our hikes are completely customizable, and allow for the perfect hiking trails according to your experience. These hikes range from beginner, to advanced; so they're perfect for families and adrenaline seekers alike. Northern Colorado has lesser visited wilderness areas, which gives our hikes a unique opportunity to see more nature, and less people! See wildflowers, the color change of the Aspen trees, snow capped mountains, wildlife, and more!

Our guide, Joe, is certified with Wilderness First Responder Training, First Aid Training, and a Decade of hiking, climbing and backpacking experience.

Itinerary

Your trip starts out at Horsetooth Open Space, a beautiful 2,711 acre protected area located in western Fort Collins. Your guide will meet you at the designated location, for the trail of your choice, and give you a parking pass. During your hike, your guide will tell you about the history, geology, ecology, and fun facts within the surrounding area! Your guide will stop at the best locations for pictures! Along the way, you’ll be able to see beautiful views of Red Rock formations, Horsetooth Reservoir, The Great Plains, The Front Range Mountains, and Fort Collins! If you choose the lunch option, when your group finishes the hike, you will eat at the pavilions located at the trailhead. Please feel free to bring your own snacks and lunch! Hike Options are listed below:

Hike Option #1 (Beginner/Easy);
Great for any first time mountain hikers, elderly, or Kids!
-Swan Johnson Trail
-3.5 Mi. Out & Back, with 200ft. elevation gain.

Hike Option #2 (Moderate/Hard);
-Horsetooth Falls loop
-3.6 Mi. Loop, with 967ft. elevation gain.

Hike Option #3 (Advanced)
-Horsetooth Mountain Loop
-5.5 Mi. Loop, with 1,307ft. elevation Gain


Stop At:

• Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, Off of Harmony Rd to Horsetooth Mountain, Fort Collins, CO

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Start Time: Guided Hiking Tours: w/ Lunch
7/15/2024 - 8/3/2025Guided Hiking Trips in Northern Colorado
9/5/2023 - 8/3/2025

Duration: 4 Hours
Start location: Red Cliff Road, Red Cliff Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Park Entry Fees
  • Ice Spikes (Winter hikes)
  • Hiking/Trekking Poles available
  • Bottled water

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Please wear appropriate footwear and weather appropriate clothing!

Facilities


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