Purgatory Nature Walks
Tuesdays & Thursdays throughout the summer
Guided Nature Walks at Purgatory Resort with Pine Needle Mountaineering & San Juan Mountains Association
Get outside and enjoy the mountains on a guided nature walk! The tours take place every Tuesday and Thursday at Purgatory Resort in June, July and August. 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 and Pine Needle Mountaineering. They are free with a suggested donation of $10.
Check out our calendar or contact MK@sjma.org for more information.
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.