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Old West High Country 4X4 Jeep Tour

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Our High Country Tour is the heart of Colorado Adventure. Since 1890 explorers have traversed Pikes Peak in search of Gold and a better life. Your tour follows the Short Line Rail Road Bed that President Teddy Roosevelt once embarked upon proclaiming, “The scenery bankrupted the English language.” Our Forest Service Permits allow us to go off-road, cross streams, explore tunnels and townsites of the Old West. Plan 3-3.5 hours and dress appropriately for this awesome adventure into the Colorado High Country. This tour only runs on weekdays to give you the best possible experience.
Highlights
  • Explore Colorado Springs’ high-altitude back roads on a 3-hour Jeep tour 
  • Your guide does the driving while you just take in the sights and scenery
  • Spot beaver ponds, colorful wildflowers, jagged mountains, alpine wildlife
  • Hassle-free, convenient round-trip transportation central meeting points
What to Expect
Connect with your guide at a convenient meeting spot and then head out on your tour along the back roads high above Colorado Springs. While your guide navigates the rugged roads as high as 11,200 feet (3,415 meters) above sea level, you’re free to simply relax and enjoy the scenery or snap photos of the dense pine forest, babbling streams, and wide-open meadows.  As you go, keep your eyes peeled for eagles and deer—and you may even spot a cougar or bear from a distance. After you descend from the mountains in Pike National Forest, your guide returns you to your meeting spot. For optimum comfort, dress in layers with closed-toe shoes. This tour includes wool blankets on cooler days, bottled water, sodas, and light snacks.
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Departure Point
1680 S 21st St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Beverages
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (Appreciated)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was awesome! the Tour Guides are gentle and very knoledgeful, the plcea they take you really take your breath away. A must to go

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took a 4 hour jeep tour. He loves taking photos and we had several opportunities to stop and take some fantastic pictures. Our guide Sketch was very knowledgeable and answered any questions we had along the way. We really enjoyed our...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank I0waTraveler1
Reviewed August 18, 2019

The tour was great and we really enjoyed our experience Mustang Sally and Prairie Dog were both great guides and the horseback riding was wonderful.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bryan B
Greg W, Owner at Adventures Out West, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2019

Wonderful! We are happy you enjoyed your Jeep and Horseback Ride Combo. The mountain views and are spectacular and the horses and jeep guides are well trained! We look forward to having you back here in our beautiful city!

Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

My 15 and 7 year old boys loved this! Both said it was the best part of our trip. Splashing through the mud and over the bumps had them both giggling with excitement. The tour guide was very knowledgeable of the area and my husband...More

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Greg W, Owner at Adventures Out West, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2019

Awesome! The 4x4 High Country Jeep Tour is one of our most adventurous tours with gorgeous mountain views and fun rocky terrain for those looking for the real Jeep Experience! We are happy you enjoyed your excursion, and would love to have you back for...More

Reviewed August 7, 2019

Big D took us up to the High Country for incredible views and some thrills along the way. He 's lived in the area for decades so he knows the area and the history. Check it out! You won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Personally I would not take a 2-5 year old child on the high country jeep tour even if I had a car seat. While the 3.5 hour ride is beautiful, most of the ride was on uneven and often unpaved roads. The ride was very... More
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