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Address: 1119 Greene Street, Silverton, CO 81433
Phone Number: 800-494-8687
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Description: Rent a Jeep, ATV, Dirt Bike, Street Bike or a Mountain Bike OR take a...
Rent a Jeep, ATV, Dirt Bike, Street Bike or a Mountain Bike OR take a guided tour on an ATV or in one of our open-top 4x4 Suburbans and we will take you to the best and most spectacular places in the San Juans, one of America's most pristine wilderness areas.
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We had really great family rest! the tour was very exciting and interesting. As we were with kids, i of course was worrying) but i thought about it beforehand and had family... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Be aware that any change in plans will likely result in unspecified additional charges or be subject to a 48 hour cancellation fee of 100%. My experience was very disturbing to me as the per person costs for the initial shuttle services I had already received were increased after I canceled services that were to be provided later in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We had really great family rest! the tour was very exciting and interesting. As we were with kids, i of course was worrying) but i thought about it beforehand and had family insurance - http://findusainsurance.com/family-life-insurance/ views in the mountines were unforgettable and children were happy, so don't be afraid to take yours))

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We brought our own ATV and rented a UTV from San Juan. They gave us a map and told us the Alpine Loop would be a great trip since we had the rental for the full day. The one thing they did not tell us was we should not go on the Poughkeepsie Gulch trail, which is one of the... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

My husband is 70 and I am 68 we took our 19 year old grandaughter, Alexandria. Ben,our guide made it so exciting for our age as well as for Alexandria....Wow!!! Talk about FUN!! We so enjoyed this adventure!! Ben, was very knowledgeable and nice as were the rest of the staff. Lunch was provided for our 4 wheeler adventure and... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We rented a Honda UTV from these folks. The trip over Engineer Pass and Cinnamon Pass was a super enjoyable experience. Their equipment was in top notch shape and performed admirably on the round trip to Lake City. They were helpful and seemed concerned that we enjoyed ourselves and were extremely pleasant to rent from. I highly recommend them!

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Ridgeley, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Wow!!! Talk about FUN!! We so enjoyed this adventure!! Our guide, Ben, was very knowledgeable and nice as were the rest of the staff. Lunch was provided for our 4 wheeler adventure and delivered to the group at the little ghost town you visit. Lunch was MUCH nicer that you might expect, I believe it is prepared by Silvertons's Grumpy's... More 

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Kingston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We did the atv, train ride back to Durango tour. My wife and I shared an atv. our tour guide Ben took us out of town up into the mountains, being from Illinois, the views were awesome, we ended up at an abandoned mining town where we got off the atv and were able to walk around and take pictures... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We took a 4 hour custom suburban tour with this company. We had Doug Bogart as our driver and guide. We told him where we wanted to go and what we wanted to see and he expertly drove us and was very informative about the area. He also took us a few places we would not have seen or known... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

They rent just about everything. We did personal ATVs. The Silverton surrounding area is incredible for this. Their equipment wasn't brand new, but does it matter? It was time to get muddy. And we had a blast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This was an awesome trip. We rented the vehicle for four hours. We could have stayed the whole day. The view was breath taking. This place was very easy to rent from. Vehicles were in great shape. They provide a good map and you can rent things you forgot. I recommend good jacket if going in morning with gloves and... More 

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