Argo Mill and Tunnel

Your tour of the ARGO includes a view into the past history of the ARGO Mill and Tunnel through viewing a history movie that will explain its’ origins. Our walking tour historians will offer a demonstration of mining equipment outside the gift shop and tour office, then transport you up to our ore mine, the […]

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Capital Prize Mine

The Capital Prize Gold Mine is an authentic 1860s underground walking tour through a tunnel that travels over 1,000 feet into the mountain. The Griffith Brothers began work on the mine in 1867 to reach the major gold and silver of the mother-load (the Aetna vein) at a depth of 3,200 feet. The Griffith brothers […]

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Edgar Experimental Mine

Students and staff at the mine conduct guided tours for groups of ten or more (with reservations) throughout the year. Tours generally last one hour, but can be tailored to accommodate some special requests. More than one-half mile of underground workings representing over 100 years of mine development are covered on the tour. Lighted displays […]

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Bakerville Loveland Trail – BLT

LEVEL: EASY | DISTANCE: 5 MI ONE WAY ELEVATION START/HIGH/GAIN: 9,776’/10,682’/1,218’ ABOUT: Paved multi-use recreational path, perfect for year round use, this trail has a slight uphill grade running parallel to I-70 from Bakerville to Loveland Valley Ski Area. Snowcat grooming during winter months provides an improved experience for fat bikes, cross country skiers and […]

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Devil’s Canyon Area

LEVEL: EASY | DISTANCE: 10 MI TRAIL NETWORK ELEVATION START/HIGH: 10,327’/10,415’ ABOUT: Devils Canyon is a vast network of forest service roads and OHV trails. Most spurs come to a dead end, but present interesting challenges along the way. The first section is fairly steep but easy climb. The area is possible to run as […]

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Echo Lake

LEVEL: EASY | DISTANCE: 0.75 MI ONE WAY ELEVATION START/HIGH/GAIN: 10,600’/10,661’/90’ ABOUT: Enjoyed year round, this trail offers an easy, relaxing walk around the south side of Echo Lake with beautiful scenery. This trail also provides access to Chicago Lakes Trail #52 for those interested in continuing their journey to Summit Lake. Bicycles are not […]

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Floyd Hill Open Space

LEVEL: EASY/INTERMEDIATE | DISTANCE: 1.3 MI TRAIL NETWORK ELEVATION START/HIGH/GAIN: 7,931’/8,335’/466’ ABOUT: An existing 1.3 mile “necktie loop” route created by combining new single track with old wagon roads provides visitors with fantastic views of the surrounding area and access higher up on Floyd Hill, where hikers and mtn bikers can continue exploring the area […]

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PAW Education Research Trail (PERT)

LEVEL: EASY (ADA ACCESSIBLE) | DISTANCE: 0.2 MI ONE WAY ELEVATION START/HIGH/GAIN: 8,629’/8,641’/14’ ABOUT: PERT opened in 2013 as an ADA accessible trail showcasing the history of the wagon road over Berthoud Pass. The trail is 481’ long with about half having grades up to 5% and the remaining short loop with grades up to […]

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