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Crystal River Jeep Tours

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Address: 620 W Park St, Marble, CO 81623-9027
Phone Number: +1 970-963-1991
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Get to the iconic Crystal Mill in style and comfort. Three main tours to...

Get to the iconic Crystal Mill in style and comfort. Three main tours to choose from. The 3-hour Crystal Tour, 5-hour Lead King Basin Loop or the 7-hour Smittys Special. See our web site for more information and other tour options, such as guided hikes and trailhead drop-off/pick-up. Photographer friendly.We are a small family-owned business that has been in operation since 1950, among the oldest adventure tour operations in Colorado. We do not do on-line reservations, you have to actually call us to make a reservation. Remember, we do it topless... so dress accordingly.

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So glad we did this...

Absolutely worth the money. We did the tour up to the mill. Beautiful, fun, and entertaining. I felt safe the whole time and hate heights. Lots of opportunities for pictures too... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hutchinson, Kansas
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Hutchinson, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely worth the money. We did the tour up to the mill. Beautiful, fun, and entertaining. I felt safe the whole time and hate heights. Lots of opportunities for pictures too. Call ahead and see if it's a busy time of year. We lucked out and there were 4 other people going so we got the lower rate. During the... More 

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Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the rating and review. More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Took this tour with Tony and it was great. Saw the Crystal Mill and a whole lot of amazing sights along the way. The Jeep tour was also great and we experienced the thrill and adventure of driving up a one lane rocky road. Note: with a professional behind he wheel, you are in good hands.

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Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this review

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Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We did the jeep tour to Crystal City and the iconic mill. Tony was our guide, a personable, experienced driver with great rapport. He built our confidence on the slippery slopes with his kind gestures toward others on the road and his great stories. The day was perfect, Colorado blue skies, quaking Aspen, the whole enchilada. We all thought it... More 

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Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. I'm sure Tony appreciates it. More 

spudmuffin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We did the Lead King Basin tour around Sheep mountain in "Big Red" and couldn't be happier. Our driver Tony, was excellent and knowledgeable about the area pointing out areas of interest for all of us. The stop at Crystal and the Crystal Mill were the highlights of the trip. I would highly recommend these guys and ask for Tony... More 

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Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We will let Tony know how popular he is... :-) More 

Ding Dong, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This was the third time for me to take the Lead King Basin Tour. The first time was 34 years ago and the second time was 8 years ago. Don't settle for the 3 hour tour to Crystal, see it all with the Lead King Basin Tour. This is a must see...moose at Beaver Lake, see Silver Creek, Sheep Mountain,... More 

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Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this review

Wonderful write up Brad. Makes me want to take a Lead King Basin Loop Tour myself! More 

Broomfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We have a 4 wheel drive vehicle with high clearance but not a jeep. It was so worth it to have someone else drive this! Informative and fun and great views.

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Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this review

Thank for the review Cindy. We appreciate it and hope to see your family again. More 

florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

If you are pressed for time, this is the tour for you. Tony our guide was a wealth of information. For $60 (if you have 4 people in your party) takes you up, up, winding hills to a beautiful old water mill.....(I've heard is the most photographed site in Colorado)...very fun and relaxing way to see this part of Colorado

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Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. You are correct, the Crystal Mill is the most photographed historic site in the state. More 

Waterloo, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Our time (and money) spent on the Crystal River jeep tour was absolutely worth it. We made a half day out of it; long enough to go through the town of Marble, on the way to the ghost town of Crystal. Our tour guide was capable, fun and informative. Seeing the beauty of this area of Colorado, well off the... More 

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Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this review

Thank you your review. We appreciate it. More 

Thibodaux, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

I was hesitate in booking the 3 hr jeep tour for budget and time reasons. We definitely made the right choice! This was a great experience. Like they say there is no better way to see the mountains than off roading. The colors were unreal at crystal mill, the word picturesque doesn't do it justice. The scenery can't be beat,... More 

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Elizabeth, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

I took the 5 hour tour and it was such a great day. It is gorgeous here and we went places the you should not go in your personal vehicle. I have been 4 wheeling for a lot of years now but would not want to do this with my truck or jeep. These people are the professionals. Leave the... More 

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