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Fall Activities in Colorado

Colorado Fall Activities

Leaf Peeping Adventures

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Fall Activities in Colorado

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Colorado Adventure Guides offers a variety of fall activities in Summit County, CO. Experience Colorado’s fiery yellow aspens on a guided hike, mountain bike, and climbing adventure. The local guides at CAG know where to take in the best fall colors in Summit County. Book online or call today to reserve your fall adventure in Colorado.

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Colorado Leaf Peeping Adventures

Experience Colorado's Aspens in Fall

It’s safe to say that summer has slipped away in the high country. The mornings have a certain chill to them and we’ve seen light dustings of snow on the high peaks—winter is on its way! But we all know that the dramatic aspens have a show to put on before the snow settles in for the season. Check out our 5 Tips for Fall in Colorado and 5 Bucket List Fall Activities articles for advice on making the most of your autumn in the Rocky Mountains.

Colorado Adventure Guides has a variety of unique adventures to enjoy the fall colors in Summit County. Step up your leaf peeping this year with a guided hiking trip, mountain bike ride, or rock climbing excursion.

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Fall Rafting Adventures

Guided Rafting Trips in Colorado

Colorado Adventure Guides offers guided rafting trips to experience fall colors in Colorado. Colorado Rafting Company is the premier outfitter for river trips and rentals in central Colorado. Choose from half day, full day, and overnight river adventures on the Upper Colorado River and Blue River via raft, paddle board, or inflatable kayak. We offer a variety of family friendly rafting and more exciting whitewater. Rafting trips go out daily from May-September from our Rancho del Rio boathouse alongside the Colorado River!

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Leaf Peeping Hikes

Guided Fall Hikes in Colorado

Colorado Adventure Guides offers guided hiking trips to experience fall colors in Summit County, CO. From beginner hikes to more extreme peak ascents, our guides will help track down peak fall colors. The best time to see the leaves changing in Summit County can vary from year to year but a good bet for leaf peeping activities would be around the middle of September. The window of changing leaves typically last a couple of weeks, so book a trip and let us show you the way!

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Fall Mountain Biking Tours

Biking & Leaf Peeping

Cruise through Colorado’s aspen groves in fall on a guided mountain biking tour. All skill levels welcome to see the fall colors while turning up dirt on a mountain bike trail. With cooler air temps and amazing colors, Fall in Colorado is one of the best times of the year to ride. Our guides know the best trails to take you and your group on to soak in the views and the changing of the seasons.

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Fall Season Stay & Play

Lodging and Activities

When 2 worlds collide: The PAD x Colorado Adventure Guides is a match made in heaven for your shoulder season adventure. Now that your adventure is planned, do you know where you’re staying? We recommend The PAD, Silverthorne’s newest hotel/hostel who encourages guests to prioritize experience & adventure in the Rocky Mountains and our community. Book an adventure with us and get discounted lodging at The Pad  in Silverthorne!

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General Info


Unless otherwise noted there is no experience necessary. From novice to advanced, we have activities for kids, families, and individuals of all experience levels.

Local Accommodations

Joining CAG for a Summit based adventure? Check out our partners at The Pad, Silverthorne’s first boutique hotel/hostel, centrally-located along the Blue River, in the heart of Colorado ski country. Built for the modern traveler, their affordable, yet high-amenity, lodging in beautiful Summit County, Colorado allows our guests to prioritize experience, adventure and to focus their spending on activities and experiences in the Rocky Mountains and our community. Just ask the folks at CAG for details or click the button below to visit their website.

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Price Includes

Local qualified and professional Guides

Transportation to and from trailhead and our office

Price Does Not Include
  • Air­fare
  • Accommodations
  • Trans­porta­tion to and from designated meeting place
  • Food
  • Clothing and gear (see FAQ for recommendations)
  • Guide gra­tu­ities
  • Travel insurance (we recommend World Nomads)
Reschedule/Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be honored for cancellations with more than 48 Hours prior notice to a trip start time. An administrative fee of 10% will be assessed for all cancellations.

Rescheduling will be honored with 48 hours prior notice to trip start date. An administrative fee of 10% will be assessed for all rescheduling. This allows us the time to contact those who have been put on the wait-list.

All activities are Rain or Shine. In case of operator cancellation due to adverse or unsafe conditions prior to start time, first the operator will attempt to reschedule. If rescheduling is not possible, the client will receive a full refund. Operator, including guides in the field, reserve the right to shorten or reroute activity in the case of unmanageable hazards or inability of guest to complete the objective. Completion of objective-based routes is not guaranteed.

Frequently Asked Questions

How physically fit do I need to be for these activities?

Colorado Adventure Guides is priority is keeping our patrons and students safe. Our instructors and guides are trained to recognize potentially hazardous situations in the backcountry; they plan and operate accordingly. Prior to the start of any course or backcountry trip you will be asked to complete a brief health history. The failure to disclose pertinent information on the health history form could result in serious harm, even death, to the signing participant, other guests and/or the guide. All information submitted is completely confidential; it is for the guide’s use and would only be shared in the event of an emergency with medical and/or rescue personnel directly caring for the guest. Your ability to enjoy the adventure depends on your health and fitness, thus it’s recommended that you are in good physical condition.

What if I would like to join a group outing?

All of our guided hiking, biking, and climbing trips are booked private and custom and priced accordingly. If you are looking for a group trip option please contact us to see if we have any group trips available on the schedule.

When and how do I meet up with the guide?

Your instructor/guide will contact you with more details at least 48 hours prior to the date of your trip that will include meeting time and location.

What should I bring on the trip?
  • Water
  • Food/Snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Synthetic tshirt or long sleeve shirt
  • Long pants or shorts
  • Close-toed shoes
  • Camera
Should I tip my guide?

Your guides work hard before, during, and after your trip to provide you with a great experience and while not expected, gratuities are always highly appreciated and if you had a safe, educational, and fun experience. Gratuities typically range from 15-20%.

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Our fall activities have limited capacity and tend to book up. Advanced reservations are strongly recommended.

204 Ryan Gulch Rd Silverthorne, CO 80498

(970) 893-8007


    204 Ryan Gulch Rd Silverthorne, CO 80498


    (970) 893-8007

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