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Get an eyeful of stunning Colorado scenery as well as learn about the canyon's Gold Rush history on this whitewater rafting tour. Appropriate for intermediate rafters, this tour shoots a long stretch of free-flowing whitewater. All equipment and the leadership of an experienced guide is included for your safety and comfort.
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Clear Creek Intermediate Whitewater Rafting near Denver

Clear Creek Intermediate Whitewater Rafting near Denver

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Get an eyeful of stunning Colorado scenery as well as learn about the canyon's Gold Rush history on this whitewater rafting tour. Appropriate for intermediate rafters, this tour shoots a long stretch of free-flowing whitewater. All equipment and the leadership of an experienced guide is included for your safety and comfort.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.10
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$73.10

Mount Evans Via Ferrata Climbing Experience in Idaho Springs

Mount Evans Via Ferrata Climbing Experience in Idaho Springs

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Experience the thrill of rock climbing on this assisted Via Ferrata excursion. With safety cables and harnesses to keep you safe, and ladders, bridges, and metal rungs to help you navigate the steep cliff sides, this tour is suitable even for first-time rock climbers. Tackle a fun but challenging route, climbing high above Chicago Creek; take in the magnificent views over Idaho Springs below; then enjoy an exhilarating descent via ziplines and rappels.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$178.21
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$178.21

Beginner Whitewater Rafting on Historic Clear Creek Park

Beginner Whitewater Rafting on Historic Clear Creek Park

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Even beginners can enjoy a whitewater rafting trip on Clear Creek with this guided tour. All instruction and equipment—wetsuits, paddles, life vests, and personal drybags—are provided for you. This tour is suitable for those who have no experience and is also perfect for families with children.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.35
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ARGO Mill Tour

ARGO Mill Tour

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Learn about the Rocky Mountain Gold Rush and watch as history comes to life during this family-friendly tour of the Mighty ARGO Gold Mill and Mine. You'll get a lesson from a professional about panning for gold and have the chance to put your skills to work as you search for the real deal in your bag of complimentary gold ore.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.07
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Clear Creek Inermediate

Clear Creek Inermediate

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Plan a thrilling Colorado rafting adventure on this Clear Creek whitewater tour from Idaho Springs. Ideal for intermediate rafters, the adrenaline-fueled ride tackles class III to V rapids like Phoenix and Nomad while splashing through gorgeous Rocky Mountain scenery. Van transport get you back to base camp at the end of the ride, where you’ll have a chance to purchase a photo of your group in action.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.48
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Clear Creek Beginner

Clear Creek Beginner

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Once you’re in the boat and heading down Clear Creek, guests will enjoy a fun stretch of water while sightseeing historical locations. You and your crew will navigate Class II and Class III rapids like Subway Falls, Mountain Lion, and Mister Twister before exiting your rafting trip at Kermits. A short bus ride will take you back to Raft Masters where you’ll have the opportunity to purchase souvenirs for your friends and family and view the action-packed photos taken of you and your group on the biggest rapid of your trip.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$61.33
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The Only YOU-DRIVE Jeep Experience in Colorado

The Only YOU-DRIVE Jeep Experience in Colorado

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Native Jeeps offers expert-guided, custom Jeep tour adventures on the picturesque mountain roads outside Denver, in Clear Creek County, Colorado. We are the only permitted Jeep tour company with active operations in Clear Creek County! Also, we are the ONLY Jeep tour company that allows YOU to drive the vehicle! As such, we offer a truly unique experience and set of expedition tours on breathtaking trails no one else will show you. All this, with less than a 40 minute drive from central Denver, 45 minutes from Breckenridge and under an hour from Vail! So, if you’re in the area looking for the perfect day-trip getaway, outdoor adventure or even just a unique Instagram photo op surrounded by the fourteeners of the Rocky Mountains, Native Jeeps is the perfect fit for your plans.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$450.00
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Gold Rush Rafting plus Cliffside Zipline from Idaho Springs

Gold Rush Rafting plus Cliffside Zipline from Idaho Springs

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Combine two of Breckenridge's top activities—whitewater rafting and ziplining—on this single tour. With a guide in the lead for supervision and you safety, zoom through a forest of Ponderosa and Douglas pines, ending up in the backyard of the adventure center. Get suited up for rafting and embark on a beginner- and family-friendly rafting trip on Clear Creek. Planning both of these activities separately may be time-consuming, but this tour takes care of everything so you can simply enjoy.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.75
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$190.75

Upper Clear Creek Half-Day Whitewater Rafting from Idaho Springs

Upper Clear Creek Half-Day Whitewater Rafting from Idaho Springs

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Put some wet and wild thrills into your Colorado vacation. This white-water excursion will have you conquering 8 miles (12.9 kilometers) of  class III-IV rapids on Upper Clear Creek. Located just half and hour from Denver or about an hour from Boulder or Winter Park, this adventure will give you an experience you won’t soon forget.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.99
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Advanced Whitewater Rafting in Clear Creek Canyon near Denver

Advanced Whitewater Rafting in Clear Creek Canyon near Denver

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Advance paddlers will love challenging themselves with this technical run down Clear Creek. Listen closely to your experienced guide's instructions as you paddle through whitewater that plummets more than 100 feet per mile. Suitable only for good swimmers.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.08
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Clear Creek Gold Rush Whitewater Rafting from Idaho Springs

Clear Creek Gold Rush Whitewater Rafting from Idaho Springs

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Immerse yourself in Colorado’s natural landscape on a whitewater rafting tour through Clear Creek, just 30 minutes from downtown Denver. In addition to providing safety gear including life jackets and helmets, your guide navigates and offers little-known facts about the area’s history. An afternoon departure time and easily accessible location make this a popular choice for families, field trips, and team building initiatives.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$68.77
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Beginner Whitewater Rafting

Beginner Whitewater Rafting

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No Colorado vacation is complete without rafting in one of our scenic rivers. We provide a fun and family-friendly whitewater rafting experience. You’ll float past ponderosa pine, juniper, and Douglas fir tree forests before tumbling through the old mining town of Idaho Springs.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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Outer Limits Three-Quarter Day Whitewater Rafting from Idaho Springs

Outer Limits Three-Quarter Day Whitewater Rafting from Idaho Springs

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Flowing through the rugged Clear Creek Canyon in Colorado, Clear Creek is lined with rough-and-tumble rapids. This whitewater rafting trip takes you through those rapids on a thrilling and beautiful river adventure that’s a far cry from the Canyon’s slow-paced nature walks. A guide is on hand to lead you safely through the rapids, culminating in a one-of-a-kind drop down back-to-back waterfalls, Upper and Lower Beaver Falls.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$124.31
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Upper Colorado Rafting

Upper Colorado Rafting

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Come take a leisurely float through canyons in the Colorado wilderness! It's a fun, full-day excursion and lunch/drinks are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00
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2-hour ATV Tour in Dumont

2-hour ATV Tour in Dumont

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Take a fun guided ATV 2 Seater Tour for 2 hours on one of the nearby trails from our park! ATVing is a great way to explore the surrounding scenic Rocky Mountain area. No previous experience is required and helmets/gear are included. Drivers must be at least 16 years old and have a valid driver's license (an adult must fill out an online waiver for any minor). Passengers must be at least 12 years old. ***Each individual booking is for 1 Driver, 1 Passenger. Guests will be shuttled from our park to the ATV trail nearby. Booking is subject to cancellation based on inclement weather.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$330.00
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Intermediate Whitewater Rafting

Intermediate Whitewater Rafting

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Have a fun experience paddling through the Colorado wilderness! Intermediate rafting includes the thrill of riding through rapids and moments of taking in the amazing surrounding scenery. Includes Class III and IV Rapids. No previous experience is required.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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Via-Zip Duo (Beginner)

Via-Zip Duo (Beginner)

Enjoy the rush of the only private Via Ferrata in the state of Colorado.It's the only place you can safely climb straight up the rock face of a Mountain. Traverse the granite cliffs and get a taste of freedom as you look over the vast landscape around you.Then experience the thrill of our forest Zipline as you fly like a bird through the tree tops.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$169.00
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Half Day Fly Fishing Lesson on Clear Creek near Denver

Half Day Fly Fishing Lesson on Clear Creek near Denver

Learn essentials of fly fishing with this half-day lesson on Clear Creek, a scenic river less than an hour from Denver known for its large quantities of brown and rainbow trout. All gear and tackle is provided, so you can get straight to casting a line with a local angler who shows you the best techniques for wading, reading water, pattern selection, and reeling in fish.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$325.00
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Upper Clear Creek Whitewater Rafting plus Cliffside Zipline from Idaho Springs

Upper Clear Creek Whitewater Rafting plus Cliffside Zipline from Idaho Springs

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This tour combines a zipline adventure and whitewater rafting trip in Colorado’s Clear Creek Valley. Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you zip from ridge to ridge along six separate runs at speeds of up to 30 miles (48 kilometers) per hour, and experience the adrenaline rush of navigating the river’s continuous class IV rapids. Plus, take your pick from other activities such as a jungle bridge and a cliffside free fall.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$235.35
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Guided Snow Shoeing

Guided Snow Shoeing

It’s a great experience wandering out into the Colorado winter, taking in the beautiful blue skies and frozen woodland. Take a stroll through our adventure park or in the surrounding area with guided snowshoeing.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00
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2 Days Epic Rafting & Via-Zip Experience in Colorado

2 Days Epic Rafting & Via-Zip Experience in Colorado

This activity package is great for those who don't have much outdoor experience and want to have a great multi-day experience with family and friends.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$306.67
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YOU-DRIVE Sunset Tour

YOU-DRIVE Sunset Tour

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If you’re in the area looking for the perfect day-trip getaway, outdoor adventure or even just a unique Instagram photo op surrounded by the fourteeners of the Rocky Mountains, Native Jeeps is the perfect fit for your plans.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$450.00
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$450.00
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Car Service from Denver Airport to Beaver Creek, Edwards, & Cordillera

Car Service from Denver Airport to Beaver Creek, Edwards, & Cordillera

The luxury transportation experience includes: VIP experience Professionally trained chauffeurs Luxury seating and accommodations Safe, comfortable and stress-free ride
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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$900.00
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Learn to Bake Tea Room Delicacies

Learn to Bake Tea Room Delicacies

The sweets and pastries you see on display in fancy tea rooms may look complicated, but you can learn how to make them in this private class. Choose a handful of items that you want to make and create them, using a recipe book that is yours to keep. Afterward, sit down in the tea rooms to enjoy the result of your work, accompanied with a pot of tea.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.31
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What people are saying about Idaho Springs Tours

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Clear Creek Intermediate Whitewater Rafting near Denver
"Great intermediate course with fabulous views!! 7 mile course that takes close to 1.5 hours and worth every minute!! Ask for Lindsey at Downstream Adventures!! You won’t be disappointed!"..."
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Mount Evans Via Ferrata Climbing Experience in Idaho Springs
"This was a diverse and entertaining three hour adventure! Highly recommended! Gus and Max kept us all safe and entertained :)"..."
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Beginner Whitewater Rafting on Historic Clear Creek Park
"Chaz was an amazing guide! Very knowledgeable and made the trip so much fun! By far, we got the best guide! ☺️"..."
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ARGO Mill Tour
"My wife and I were amazed by seeing first hand, everything - the equipment, the working conditions, the enormity of the mill and the events that took place. You gain such perspective on the history of not just mining and mill work, but life in America and the sacrifices made by ordinary men, children and families in extraordinary times."..."
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Clear Creek Inermediate
"Awesome service. We had two go over and they immediately were into action! Jr and Kyle are amazing guides with great humor and highly skilled."..."
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Clear Creek Beginner
"Without a doubt my favorite activity in Colorado my husband and I participated in. Our guide Danny was very knowledgeable and we always felt safe. As our first time rafting, we were both a bit nervous but our guide was amazing at relieving fears. Perfect for beginners. Would return with this company for other tours they offer"..."
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The Only YOU-DRIVE Jeep Experience in Colorado
"Our guides were excellent… friendly, patient and helpful and funny! The scenery was unbelievably beautiful !"..."
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Upper Clear Creek Half-Day Whitewater Rafting from Idaho Springs
"Our family of 6 all had a great day navigating the white waters of the Clear Creek with Simon our guide. Simon was great, he had great stories of the rapids and past adventures. We thought this may be too difficult for my wife and I, but Simon got us off every rock we climbed up on. My boys also loved trying to follow the directional orders that Simon barked out. Exciting and a great time for all of us."..."
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Advanced Whitewater Rafting in Clear Creek Canyon near Denver
"Everything was awesome!! Russell was excellent man guide!!! We want to do it again!!! Safety first, very nice weather, music in the boat!! We strong recommend!! A lot of fun!!!"..."
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Clear Creek Gold Rush Whitewater Rafting from Idaho Springs
"Our first time whitewater rafting was an amazing experience!! I am a single mom who took my three teenage kiddos for an outdoor adventure. We chose the Hold Rush level 2-3 rapids for our first time. Our guide Eric was extremely thorough and clear and the directions! We were able to take each rapid with confidence and enthusiasm! We are hooked! Can’t wait to go back and try the long and more difficult levels. Our guide Eric encouraged us and took care of us throughout the experience way beyond my expectations. It was truly an awesome experience in working together as a family and feeling so accomplished in a new kind of adventure together!"..."
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Beginner Whitewater Rafting
"The whole experience was very cool, we were all very nervous to do it but we all had a good time. It was raining and we didn’t think we were going to be able to raft but we did and added to the excitement, it was very cold but with everything your doing and seeing you block that part out once your out there. We were a large group and we were able to stay close to our group that was really nice."..."
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2-hour ATV Tour in Dumont
"The scenery was great and the guide Dakota was awesome and ver knowledgeable about the surroundings lots of fun"..."

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