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Hike: Ashcroft Ghost Town

Walk through the historic ghost town of Ashcroft and learn about the abandoned mining town. Explore old buildings and imagine life as a silver miner in the 1880’s while an ACES naturalist guide shares stories about the town’s history. Wildflowers, beautiful Castle Creek and incredible views make this walk a favorite way to spend a day in the mountains. This hike is suitable for all ages.


.5 – 1 mile round trip

High Point:

9,500 feet

Starting Elevation:

9,500 feet

Average Time:

45 minutes – 2 hours

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Saturday, September 30


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