Idaho Springs

YOU-DRIVE Jeep Experience in Idaho Springs (Denver)

Clear Creek County, United States
The Only YOU DRIVE Jeep Experience in Colorado

From $450.00

per group (up to 4)

Select Date and Travelers

Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


For travelers who like to control their own adventures, this off-road tour outside Denver presents a rare opportunity to drive your own Jeep. You'll be supported to drive along some of the most scenic trails in Clear Creek County, to places many tourists on regular tours miss. Drive the Argentine Pass, to St. Mary's Glacier, and to other remote highlights.
  • This private tour can be customized to suit your needs
  • Enjoy the thrill of driving yourself
  • Be amazed by high-altitude views
  • The tour lasts between three and five hours

What's Included

  • Bottled water
  • Rugged Radios

    Meeting And Pickup

    Meeting point

    • Lawson Adventure Park & Resort
      3440 Alvarado Rd, Dumont, CO 80436, USA

      Lawson adventure park & resort

    End point

    This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    What To Expect

    Argentine Pass

    3 hours Admission Ticket Free

    St. Mary's Glacier

    10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

    Bill Moore Lake Trail

    3 hours Admission Ticket Free

    Additional Info

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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    Featured review
    Our guides were excellent… friendly, patient and helpful and funny! The scenery was unbelievably beautiful !


    57 reviews
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    Best Trip of the week in Denver!!!
    Michael_D, Aug 2023
    With low-moderate experience 4 wheeling, we booked this trip. It absolutely overdelivered!!! Brandon and Alma’s experience, knowledge, stories, guidance, and paparazzi of our trip made it the highlight of our week in Denver. We took a route for myself which was more difficult and technical and my daughter with less experience - finished the drive back - perfect compilation for the day of fun. I was VERY IMPRESSED. You will LOVE this trip. 12/10 recommend
    Highly recommend this YOU-DRIVE Jeep Experience!
    Chikako_T, Jul 2023
    We had a great time being able to maneuver the rough terrain portion of the tour, with the guidance (using a handheld radio / walkie talkie) of Brandon, our tour guide. Brandon was in his own Jeep ahead of us. There are several tour levels of difficulties you can select from easy/moderate, intermediate, to advance levels. We had spectacular view of the snow capped mountains and the lake was beautiful. I highly recommend this tour; and actually already have recommended this tour to my sister and her family. Thank you Brandon for providing my family with a memorable 4th of July!
    Great Experience
    Francisco_V, Oct 2022
    Took the time to explain Four-Wheel Drive System (4×4) and the difference between AWD, 4x4, and the 4x4 system of the Jeep. The correct way to use these systems and the correct way to prepare for your trip. Great experience and fun trails.
    Super Fun!
    Jill_S, Jul 2022
    Book this tour! Christian was an awesome tour guide and instructor! Super fun experience from start to finish!
    Well Worth It!
    Glenn_G, Sep 2021
    Our guides were excellent… friendly, patient and helpful and funny! The scenery was unbelievably beautiful !
    Wonderful experience!
    David_J, Sep 2021
    Really great guide, excellent experience. Drove some wonderful and challenging trails, with great scenery!
    Response from Host, Sep 2021
    Thank you!!!! Hope to see you again !
    Best Jeep experience in CO
    Franco_C, Jun 2021
    Excellent experience …. We enjoyed every minute of this activity, and got highly impressed with the professionalism of the staff. Vehicles were in great condition, staff was very knowledgeable of the equipment and mountain route, the tour was flexible and adjusted to the skills and expectation of drivers, and to top it off, a number of nice surprises to take home! 100% worth it….. if you visit the area don’t miss the chance to do this!
    Agradable aventura
    Miurell_M, Aug 2023
    Se portaron muy bien a pesar de que no podían el Español bien ellos se la ingeniaron para que todo saliera al maximo nos encantó muchísimo y regresaremos con mis amigos

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