Glacier Hiking & Geothermal Cave Pools + Pictures Day Tour in Idaho Springs

8 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 8
Mobile ticket


(St. Mary's Glacier)
Join us on a hike up to St. Mary's Glacier all year round. We will begin at 10, 200 feet of elevation and ascend through the stunning Colorado forest and end with a breathtaking panoramic lake view.

(Beau Jo's Pizza)
We will eat lunch at Beau Jo's, which has been around since 1880 and is one of Colorado's hidden gems and is not included in the price. Idaho Springs is a gold mining town founded in 1859 during the Gold Rush. (Lunch is not included in the tour price)

(Indian Hot Springs)
Next we visit another historic landmark and soak in the natural geothermal cave pools, which will be perfect for our muscles after our hike and is included with the price.

If you want an experience with little risk and a whole lot of reward, this tour is for you.


  • DSLR Camera
  • Parking Fees
  • Water/Snacks
  • Hot Springs Admission
  • Crampons(grip for snow)
  • Sleds
  • Ski Goggles
  • Free Transportation
  • Entry/Admission - St. Mary's Glacier
  • Entry/Admission - Indian Hot Springs

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: St. Mary's Glacier, 7599 Fall River Road, Idaho Springs, CO 80452

Explore St. Mary’s Glacier like a local on or off the beaten path. The hike up to St. Mary's Glacier ascends through the stunning Colorado forest and ends with breathtaking panoramic views. This is one of the easier trails in Colorado(1.5 miles round-trip).

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Indian Hot Springs, 302 Soda Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452-9502

The caves were driven into the solid rock mountain side, between 1903 and 1911, specifically for the purpose of creating this unique facility. Each one has several huge, sunken, walk-in hot tubs filled with naturally hot mineral water at temperatures from 104° to 112°. Caves are gender specific and bathing suits are optional. Children 16 and under are not allowed in the caves.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Idaho Springs, Idaho Springs, Colorado

Here we will eat famous Colorado style pizza at Beau Jo's Pizza and explore the city.

Duration: 2 hours

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
April 2022

This tour was amazing. Breann took very good care of us. This was my first hike, and Breann was so patient and kind to me. Our group had very good vibes and I will never forget this experience. The cave pool was incredible too! And the pizza was delicious. Highly recommend this tour!

March 2022

One of a kind experience! The frozen lake when you reach the top will take your breath away. Trey was an amazing guide with great stories, very accommodating, knowledgeable & funny, But most importantly, he was not weirded out that I collect rocks and pick some up on the way LOL. Trey will guide ...

March 2022

Amazing experience. Good mixture of hiking and relaxing. Knowledgeable and experienced guide. Thank you!

March 2022

Getting a view of the frozen lake was amazing! It was definitely my favorite part! The thermal caves were also very relaxing. Ariel and Alli were such fun guides!

March 2022

Went with my mom and sister and we had an awesome time. The hike was certainly doable and we had a fun time with the photos when we got to the top. Ariel, our guide, was the sweetest and so helpful. We enjoyed the pool after (as the hot springs were too hot) and had a great time at pizza and expl...

February 2022

This was the best experience I had in Colorado. Alli & Trey were Amazing tour guides. 10/10 recommend. Even the challenges going up so high didn’t even seem so challenging because they kept giving us little breaks in between to catch our breaths. That helped tremendously. Especially because I hav...

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