FREE Guided Hiking Tours

summer hiking trail with wildflowersGuided naturalist hikes by the San Juan Mountains Association are a great way to learn about the plants, wildlife geology, ecosystems and public lands in the Purgatory Resort area.

FREE guided hikes happen Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:45am to noon, June 14 through August 18, and include a scenic chairlift ride.

Hikers meet at the Main Ticket Office in Village Plaza.

Or, take a self-guided Nature Tour, available every day through August 21, and weekends into October.  Nature Tour brochures are available in the Main Ticket Office. Include a scenic chairlift ride for $12.

For more information, call 970- 385-2168  or visit


Terms and Safety Policies

All summer activities at Purgatory Resort are weather permitting. All riders are required to complete a Release of Liability. For more information, including updated weather conditions and operating schedule, call 970-385-2168.

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