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Mount Goliath Tours

Mount Goliath Tours are now ended for the 2014 season. Please check back in April for 2015 registration.

Experience a range of breathtaking views, from Rocky Mountain peaks to delicate alpine plants and ancient wind-sculpted bristlecone pines.

Our docents lead the tour down the stunning M. Walter Pesman trail in one of Colorado’s most beautiful natural areas.

  • Limited to 24 participants
  • Tours are free, but participants must pay the amenity fee to the U.S. Forest Service at the Mount Evans fee station.
  • Be aware: this is a downhill trek on a moderately difficult trail that starts at 12,100 ft. Before registering, please ensure that you are physically fit and medically able to participate in vigorous physical activity at high altitude conditions. 
  • Registration is required.
  • Mount Goliath tours are not available as private tours.
  • For more information contact us at tours@botanicgardens.org.

Learn more about Mount Goliath, including directions, weather and road accessibility. Please note – the Gardens does not manage the Mount Goliath recreational area, and questions not directly related to tours should be directed to the Clear Creek Ranger District.

Register for a tour


June 17 – August 2
Tuesdays, Thursdays and select Saturdays
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Dos Chappell Nature Center – Mount Goliath