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Gold Run Nordic Center opens December 2, 2017

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 Tubbs Snowshoes! 
Snowshoe Package Rental (snowshoes, boots, poles): $20
Boots Only: $6
Poles Only: $2
Snowshoes Only: $20

Guided Snowshoe Tours (Ages 7 & Up)

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 11:30am, but we can tailor a snowshoe adventure to your specific needs.  Reservations are recommended. Please call 970-547-7889 to reserve.  Walk-ins welcome based on availability. Advance payment is required. Confirmed tours are non-refundable if cancelled within 24 hours.

Snowshoe Tour with a Guide: Jessie Mill

The family-oriented Jessie Mill tour explores gentle rolling terrain at an easy pace with information on the Golden Horseshoe mining district as well as area creatures and flora. The Jessie Mill tour is offered every day except Sundays and Wednesdays. If you are interested in this tour on Sunday or Wednesday, please call 970-547-7889 for special arrangements.

This is our MOST GENTLE tour. The tour is 1-1/2 hours. Rentals are available for half price. Advance payment is required. Confirmed tours are non-refundable if cancelled within 24 hours.
Register now Online! Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Time: 11:30am
Dates: December 6 - March 28
Fees:  $35 for first person, $20 for each additional person

Snowshoe Tour with a Guide: Overlook

The Overlook Adventure is a family-oriented tour that takes you past the Jessie Mill and on to the historic town of Preston. You will see spectacular views of the Ten Mile Range from the Jumbo Mine. The Overlook Tour is offered on Sundays and Wednesdays. If interested in this tour on a different day, please call 970-547-7889 for special arrangements.

The Overlook Adventure is a MODERATELY STRENUOUS tour. You will traverse substantial single track through the forest, with approximately 600 ft. of elevation gain. The tour is 2-1/2 hours. Rentals are available for half price.

Please call Gold Run 24 hours in advance for reservations. Advance payment is required. Confirmed tours are non-refundable if cancelled within 24 hours. 
Register now Online! Days: Sunday, Wednesday
Time: 11:30am
Dates: December 6 - March 28
Fees:  $45 for the first person, $30 each additional person

Full Moon Snowshoe Tour (All Ages) 

Don't miss this 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. Cost is $25 and includes snowshoes. Children are 50% off with paying adult (one child per paying adult). Post tour, we return to the Clubhouse for socializing and a light meal.

Register now Online!Click “Register Now!” to see the days and times tour is offered.  

New Moon Snowshoe Tour (All Ages) 

Experience the wilderness up close and personal, in total darkness! Our experienced guides will provide historical and environmental insights into our local habitat. The gentle terrain and quiet darkness make wildlife sighting likely! Headlamps, snowshoes and a light meal are provided. Children are 50% off with a paying adult, (one child per adult).

Register now Online!Click “Register Now!” to see the days and times tour is offered.

 Full moon snowshoe tour

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