50+ Adventures - Tours

MRD offers a variety of different activities and weekly cultural, recreational and/or educational tours. Click on each tab below to see a listing of activities/tours offered at this time.

Please contact MRD with any questions at 249-7705. Register at the Montrose Community Recreation Center or online.
  1. Tours
  2. Cultural Trips
  3. 4 Wheel Drive 
  4. Raft Trips
  5. Hiking
  6. Winery Tours
  7. premier World Discovery tours
  8. Saturday Night Dances
  9. Snow Shoeing
  10. Gambling Trips

50+ Tours

Pig-A-Sus Homestead Sanctuary and Horse Mountain Alpacas – Mack & Loma, CO

Pig-A-Sus is a pot-bellied pig sanctuary. They provide education for potential owners and an adoption program. Horse Mountain Alpaca’s focus is on breeding the best fiber producing alpacas that they can.  We will see the alpacas and tour the farm store. Bring money for lunch at Cattlemen’s Bar and Grill.

Date: Thurs, April 28 
Time: 8:00 am – approximately 5:00 pm
Fee: $27 (includes donation to Pig-a-Sus; bring money for lunch) 
Location: Meet at the Senior Center at 7:45 am

Western Culture Farmstead and Creamery (WCFC) and The Living Farm Tours - Paonia

WCFC produces artisan goat cheese from their sustainable farm. We get to feed the baby goats at noon! The Living Farm is a 132 acre organic farm that grows produce, berries and livestock. Seventy five baby lambs will greet us.

Date: Friday, May 6 and Friday, May 13
Time: 10:30 – approximately 5:00 pm
Fee: $26 (includes tour fee)
Location: Meet at the Senior Center at 10:15 am

 Elk Mountain Resort - Lunch and Tour

Experience the Elk Mountain Resort located on nearly 300 acres of spruce, pine and aspen forest with a bounty of wildlife. We will dine on southern style comfort food prepared by the head chef and then tour the resort and surrounding out buildings.
Date: Friday, May 20
Time: 10:45 – approximately 3:00 pm
Fee: $15 (bring money for lunch) 
Location: Meet at the Senior 10:30 am 

Idarado Mine Reclamation Sites Tour plus Silverton Cemetery Tour

Join journalist Samantha Tisdel Wright for an engrossing visit to several sites on Red Mountain Pass that trace the history and reclamation of the Idarado Mine. Take a stroll through Silverton’s history in the Hillside Cemetery where we will learn the stories of some of the characters resting there. 

Date: Wednesday, June 22 and July 6, 2022
Time: 7:30 am – approx. 4:45 pm
Fee: $36 (includes fee for tours; bring money for lunch)
Location: Meet at the Senior Center @ 7:15 am