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Trail Gems Adventure Tours

Golden, CO, USA
About Trail Gems Adventure Tours
We provide guided geology tours and hikes led by a professional geologist who can teach you about the natural history of the Rocky Mountains. We strive to provide educational experiences while guiding you through the incredible beauty of Colorado’s wilderness.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On Sept. 22, 2019, my wife and I went for a geology hike at Red Rocks with Mark. He communicated with us really well beforehand on where to meet, he had water and snacks for us, and a binder with great charts and illustrations as...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 172joellem
Reviewed October 22, 2019

Highly recommend Dr. Rox "Geology" Mills lake tour. So nice to have a guide, very knowledgeable. My wife and I were the only ones that had reservations that day but she still showed up and gave us a great experience. This is a must do.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed October 13, 2019

I took my son, who is planning on studying geology in college, on this tour. Dr. Rox was extremely knowledgeable and really made the hike entertaining. We both learned a lot and it really piqued his interest in the field. I highly recommend any tour...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank amycorp
Reviewed October 13, 2019

Dr. Rox led us on an amazing adventure! My 11 year old son and I were visiting from Florida. We had a great time exploring North Table Mountain to see the Volcanic Gems. We will book another adventure with her for sure!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Katherine B
Reviewed October 12, 2019 via mobile

Dr. Rox led me and my 13 year old son on a 5.6 mile hike in RMNP. She taught us about the rock formations and the geologic history of the Rocky Mountains. The hike up to Mills Lake was stunning of course, but we learned...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed September 27, 2019

When we first booked the tour, I wasn't sure what to expect. I was very pleasantly surprised. Dr. Rox really knows her stuff and she makes geology fun and interesting. It was a beautiful day to explore the history of the Red Rocks, going back...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jeanne J
Reviewed September 26, 2019

My brother and I went on a hike with Roxana up North Table Mountain to a geode deposit. Along the way, in addition to tali g some very well timed breaks during our trek up the mountain, we learned about the geology of the surrounding...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DanMix67
Reviewed September 23, 2019

My wife and I are both around 75 years old. When we saw that there were geology tours of the area we decided to see what was available. Dr, Rox did a great job taking us through the various forms of rock close to Golden....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 75er
Reviewed September 21, 2019

This was such an amazing experience! Dr. Rox was so knowledgeable,and fun!!! I'd recommend to anyone and everyone. I lichen a lot! 😁 I'll remember this gift of geology knowledge for the rest of my life. Thank you for such a great experience.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 2, 2019

My husband and I spent some time last month in Denver. With my husband's interest in geology I thought it would be fun to see and experience some geology with an expertly guided tour. I couldn't have picked a better choice. Dr. Rox was a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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