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Crystal River Jeep Tours

620 W Park St, Marble, CO 81623-9027
+1 970-963-1991
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Amazing scenery

Guide was great and the 3 hour tour was fantastic Some of the most beautiful scenery i have ever... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Mark3800_12
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Anderson, South Carolina
Fall Jeep tour of Crystal

My wife and I booked the 3-hour jeep tour to the Crystal Mill for $60/pp on the last day of... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Ken R
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Richardson, Texas
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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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“hour tour” (7 reviews)
“rocky road” (3 reviews)
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620 W Park St, Marble, CO 81623-9027
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+1 970-963-1991
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Guide was great and the 3 hour tour was fantastic Some of the most beautiful scenery i have ever seen Highly recommend this company

Thank Mark3800_12
Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thanks for taking the time to submit a review.

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I booked the 3-hour jeep tour to the Crystal Mill for $60/pp on the last day of September when the aspens were beautiful. Our guide, Tony, who is a local fireman, took us and another couple at 2pm just as rain started...More

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Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for the review. We are happy you enjoyed the tour despite the rainy conditions.

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great jeep ride with Tony. Had 7 people in our jeep. $60 per person for a 3 hour jeep tour. Dress in layers. This is an open jeep. It was quite chilly when the tour started at 10 AM. The road is very rough. Many...More

1  Thank AAE50
Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for the review. Good advice.

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Crystal Mill is a must see. Do not do this drive in your car. It's narrow, steep, and full of rocks. Guides are good. The red jeep is more comfy. Our guide is safe, but his sporadic narration was lack luster.

1  Thank AdventureTripping
Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

We appreciate your honest review. Thank you.

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I traveled to Marble to take the jeep tour. It was awesome. Tony was a great tour guide and local to Marble. His stories and knowledge of the history and sights was what made the trip. He was patient and careful. Plenty...More

Thank GolfingBearcat
Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for the review and good advice. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 August 2017

We've done the Alpine Loop via self-driven rental jeep and as the driver, I missed seeing some things I'm sure (to avoid driving off a cliff). This time we decided to let someone else drive so we could both rubberneck. It was a good day...More

Thank Michael P
Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you so much for the review. Very much appreciated.

Reviewed 31 July 2017

The Jeep driver, Steve, might call it a road, but most times we were on what I would call a stream bed! A narrow, steep, and rocky "path". We did the Lead King Basin tour (5 hours) and it went by so fast. The wildflower...More

Thank RoseDew
Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

The road we take you on was originally built in the 1890's. And I imagine just as rough today as it was then. Thanks for the tip on contact lens. And thank you for the great review.

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Did both the Crystal Mill and second day the Loop tour and it was excellent both days... drivers are very experienced, knowledgeable and safe up there in that very rugged terrain ... saw more wild flowers than I could ever imagine, waterfalls and the beautiful...More

Thank tillnextcruz
Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thanks for the review. We are happy you enjoyed your tours.

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Be sure to make a reservation, which we didn't have. Lucky for us a couple didn't show up for the tour so we got to take their place. The scenery is spectacular and breathtaking. This is definitely back country. Tony is a great tour guide...More

Thank Julie M
Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank you for the review Julie. We're sure Tony will appreciate the comments also.

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This trip is unforgettable. Driving along thin roads with sheer drops. It is a must-do trip. Our driver was Tony and he was full of information and an awesome driver. At no point was I worried we were going off the edge. He has the...More

Thank Chiggin N
Smitty49, Owner at Crystal River Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to add a review. Very much appreciated and we are glad you had a good time.

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carolyn h
16 August 2016|
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Response from Smitty49 | Property representative |
We're old fashioned that way. You obviously called us at 970-963-1991.
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Todd B
25 August 2015|
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Response from Smitty49 | Property representative |
Fall colors and when that event occurs is a very difficult thing to predict. Although we are seeing some evidence of an early fall season. In general, mid-September would be a good bet. That is about the best one can do.
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