Walking Tours of the Royal Gorge Region

    Historic Walking Tour

    These and other tours are available to be downloaded at www.fremontheritage.com or found in racks at Chamber of Commerce and Museums throughout Fremont County. The items below are just a small portion of what is contained in the full tours.


    Tour Cañon City

    Allow about three hours for the full Cañon City Self-Guided Heritage Tour.

    Here is a preview of what you will discover on this tour:

    • Deputy Warden’s House, 105 Main Street
    • Cañon City State Armory, 110 Main Street 
    • Clock Tower, Fremont County 1881 Courthouse, Southwest Corner of Main & Third Streets 
    • Murray’s Saloon, 305 Main Street 
    • Moose Lodge Building, 306-308 Main Street 
    • Taggart Building, 320 Main Street


    Tour Florence

    Allow about two hours for the full Florence self-guided tour.

    Here is a preview of what you will discover on this tour:

    • Lill’s Garden 2013, 127-31 E. Main Street
    • Town Hall 1892, 119 W. Main Street
    • Florence Post Office 1936, 121 N. Pikes Peak Avenue
    • Carnegie Library 1919, 100 W. Second Street
    • McCandless Mansion 1889, 120 N. Pikes Peak Avenue
    • Fox and White House 1897, 115 E. Second Street


    These free Self-Guided Heritage Tours are a part of a series by the Fremont County Heritage Commission and Fremont County Tourism Council, with support of a grant from the Colorado Tourism Office to convey the County’s rich history and encourage heritage tourism. The Fremont County Historical Society, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit educational organization, is also a partner in this effort. Questions, comments and suggestions are welcome and may be conveyed to info@fremontheritage.com