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Pine Needle Nature Hikes at Purgatory

August 8 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:45 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until August 15, 2019

Tuesdays & Thursdays
June 25 – Aug. 15    9:45 am—12 pm 

    • Join Pine Needle Mountaineering and SJMA and get outside to enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort starting June 25th and continuing through August 15th.  Arrive early for a 9:45 departure and be done around noon.  No need to register; just meet at the ticket office ready to explore the wonders of nature.  A scenic chairlift ride is included, weather permitting. These tours are led by volunteers of San Juan Mountains Association in partnership with San Juan National Forest.  They are free with a suggested donation of $10.
    • PLEASE NOTE: Due to snow levels, the nature walks on June 25 and June 27 will start at 10:45am and will NOT include the chairlift ride.

Contact MK.

Self-Guided Nature Trail at Purgatory

Take a nature hike on your own time.  The start of this 1.7 mile hike is near the top of Chair 4.  You can take the chairlift or drive up Elbert Creek Rd (2WD) to get there.

Download your brochure here or pick one up at the trailhead.


August 8
9:45 am - 12:00 pm
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