Green World Day Hike

Offered from mid-June through the end of September, by reservation only.

Join a Naturalist guide on an exploration of the Ashcroft ghost town and the stunning Castle Creek Valley, finishing with a prix fixe lunch at the Pine Creek Cookhouse. 

  • Offered daily by reservation (June – September, dependent on Pine Creek Cookhouse opening and closing dates). Note: The Pine Creek Cookhouse is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • 3.5 miles round trip (3-5 hours including lunch) 
  • Meet at the Ashcroft Ghost town parking lot in the late morning; departure time dependent on lunch reservation
  • Trailhead elevation 9,500 ft, Pine Creek Cookhouse 9,800 ft
  • Easy/moderate hiking at a leisurely pace
  • Tour is $60 per person, lunch cost is not included
  • Two-person minimum (always call in case another group is scheduled)
  • Reservations required, please fill out simple form. If you have questions, please call 970.925.5756
  • A nonrefundable 20% reservation fee is due upon booking

Tours made possible through a partnership between ACES, Ashcroft Ski Touring/Pine Creek Cookhouse, and the White River National Forest (USFS).



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Daily by reservation


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  • Adults
  • Families