Guided Jeep Tours of Royal Gorge & Red Canyon
Enjoy amazing vistas and see places you can’t access on your own while visiting the Royal Gorge and Red Canyon with Colorado Jeep Tours, located in Cañon City, about 45 minutes from Colorado Springs. This is the only company that offers tours of the region, driving you along the rim of the Royal Gorge and over the suspension bridge, 1,000 feet over the Arkansas River, normally reserved for pedestrians only.
Off-road jeep tours range from 3 hours to all day, and can be enjoyed by nearly anyone. Have little ones? No problem. Bring along a car seat and secure your child like you do in your own car. Traveling with your dog? Friendly pets can come along for the ride. Have mobility issues? The well-trained tour guides will make every effort to help you into the Jeep, and ensure your comfort and safety along the route.
Once seated in the covered, open-air Jeep with padded seats, you can sit back and relax. Colorado Jeep Tours off-road excursions are given by professional drivers, so you’re free to admire the scenery, take pictures, and make memories with your family. Coming with a group? The custom Jeeps hold up to 10 people, so you can enjoy the experience more by riding together.
On your jeep tour, you will not only experience gorgeous views, you’ll also learn fun facts, since the guides are knowledgeable about the area and will explain what you’re seeing along the way. They are versed in a variety of topics including the old west, local history, plants and wildlife, geology, and even paleontology. Did you know Cañon City is known world-wide for its dinosaur quarries? Yep, sure is. In fact, several dinosaur fossils in the Smithsonian museum were found along these jeep routes.
Want to do more than jeep? Full day packages are available from Colorado Jeep Tours that combine a half day jeeping with other area attractions. New for 2019: Receive FREE admission to the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park when you take a Royal Gorge jeep tour! Packages are also available that include the Royal Gorge Railroad, whitewater rafting, zip lining over the gorge, and local Colorado wine tasting. Get more info and book any of these tours and packages by calling Colorado Jeep Tours at (719) 275-6339, or visit them online at www.ColoradoJeepTours.com or www.RoyalGorge.Info.