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Guided Geology Tours in Colorado's Rocky Mountains

Take a hike with an expert in Colorado's geologic history!

Custom Private  Geology Tours
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Garden of the Gods Geology Hikes
Red Rock Canyon
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We offer a variety of hikes from 1.5 hrs to a half or full day adventure! Our hikes are suitable for any level of geology expertise!

Your Guide


Investigating metamorphic rocks (metaquartzites) along Diamond Hill, Ireland

Hi! I am an award winning  instructor of geology and physical geography with over 15 years of teaching experience at the university level. I've led field courses throughout Colorado, Utah, and Ireland and I am excited to share my knowledge with you as we explore Colorado's amazing geology!
Eric Billmeyer

Plaster jacketing dinosaur bone at the Nail Quarry, Como Bluffs, WY

Read Our Reviews on TripAdvisor *

* Dr. "Rox" Safipour started Trail Gems in 2018 helping hundreds of folks gain a greater appreciation of our natural history.  Rox has moved on to other pursuits, but we will continue the journey she started; "Rox" on!

Trail Gems featured in Outcrop,

the official magazine of the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists!


September 2019 issue, pp. 28-32

Read it here.


At Trail Gems we believe everyone should have the chance to discover the beauty and rich geologic history on display throughout Colorado. Our experienced guides are very knowledgeable about the regional geology and are passionate educators.  Book a trip with us and let us take care of you on an amazing geology adventure!

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