10 miles south of Aspen on the Castle Creek Road, guided tours available all summer. Self-guided tours anytime. Call 925-5756 to confirm tour times. $3 adults, children under 10 free.
Located on the 25-acre Hallam Lake Nature Preserve near the heart of Aspen. Natural history displays, classes, workshops, nature tours, and special activities for those who love the outdoors. 100 Puppy Smith St. in Aspen, behind the Post Office.
Wheeler/ Stallard Museum archives offer a glimpse of the history of the Roaring Fork Valley. Walking tours and children’s programs by appointment only, 620 East Bleeker Street.
A world-famous classical music program, with daily concerts and events.
This evening jeep excursion and dinner at the historic Burlingame Cabin on Snowmass offers sprawling vistas of Mount Daly and a delicious dinner hot off the grill. A campfire, live music, s’mores and a golden sun setting against the magnificent … Continued
Adventure is the spirit! Hours of excitement for children ages two to teens, including mountainboarding, skateboarding, rafting, paintball, rocket camps, and much more! Daily, weekly, and monthly rates. June 1–Sept. 4. Group and private lessons available for all ages. Ask … Continued
Snowmass’ lofty views are best seen from the Burlingame chairlift; hike, bike, or ride back down. Free guided hikes, mountain biking trails, wildflowers and panoramic mountain vistas, and disc golf courses. Try lunch at the historic Lynn Britt Cabin on … Continued
Challenge yourself on our 18-hole on-mountain disc golf course. The course meanders from the top of the Burlingame lift all they way down to the Snowmass Mall. Score cards and course maps are free and available at the top of … Continued
Experience the thrill of landing a Rocky Mountain rainbow trout on a private guided fishing trip. Cost includes transportation, equipment, snacks and drinks. Begins June 1, daily at 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., size limit: 6.
“Gold Medal” rainbow and brown trout streams surround the Snowmass area. Local outfitters will fill you in on the rules, rent the equipment, and provide the license. Lessons are available. Full/half day trips available.
The completely re-created Snowmass Golf Course, designed by James Engh, features stunning views of Mt. Daly and the Snowmass Ski Area. Just minutes from Snowmass Village lies the Aspen Golf Club, offering stunning mountain views. A few miles down the … Continued
The Silver Queen Gondola travels 2½ miles to the 11,212-foot summit of Aspen Mountain in just 18 minutes, with spectacular views of the Elk Mountains and the town of Aspen. Daily, dates, cost, and times TBD.
There are countless trails in Snowmass for everyone from the extreme hiker to the not-so extreme nature walker. Our concierge has maps and can recommend trails, or you can see the backcountry on a guided tour.
Enjoy a variety of trail rides for all levels and abilities at Aspen Wilderness Outfitters or T-Lazy-7 Ranch, plus wagon rides, pony rides, and more.
Start your morning off with a champagne brunch while soaring amongst the beautiful peaks of the Elk Range. Above It All Balloon Company or Unicorn Balloon Company.
The Aspen Ice Garden is a full-sized enclosed skating facility offering public skating, skate rentals, private lessons, and more. Also see “Aspen Recreation Center,”
Self-guided tours of an authentic 1879 mining town located 13.5 miles east of Aspen on Highway 82. Open daily for self-guided tours, June–Sept. Suggested donations $3/adults, children free.
Guided 4WD tours can take you where others fear to tread! See the back-country and high mountains, historical ghost towns, and beautiful scenery you can’t see from a paved road, with Blazing Adventures.
The mountains are sure to inspire unique creations at this free crafts hour for children. Parents can join in the fun or drop off their children to fashion unique vacation mementos such as hats, backpacks, treasure boxes and bird feeders. … Continued
Take a scenic half-hour tour to the most photographed peaks in North America. RFTA riders can hike, explore, or just take in the majestic Maroon Bells. The park is closed to automobile traffic during peak summer hours. RFTA buses depart … Continued
From the bold to the fainthearted, Snowmass Village has trails for everyone. Several bike shops can set you up with everything from the bike to the water bottle. The chairlifts are able to carry bikes! (See chairlift hours above.) Rentals … Continued
Check out the spectacular mountain views, alpine forests, and wildflower meadows while learning about local wildlife on these Aspen Center for Environment Studies (ACES) naturalist-guided walks or hikes. Averaging around two hours, these tours are an ideal introduction to Snowmass’ … Continued
Enjoy an easy two-hour guided walk along the gentle, kid-friendly Snowmass Nature Trail. A naturalist from the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) shares tips on wildflowers, animal tracks and birds. Daily, 10 a.m., meet in the Ticket Pavilion at … Continued
Snowmass offers an outdoor paintball course at the top of the Burlingame chairlift for children ages 8 and older and adults. Special group rates and packages available. Fri., Sat. & Sun. at 9:30 a.m. (or by appointment for private groups … Continued
Soar amongst scenic peaks with an USHGA-certified pilot on a tandem paragliding flight from near the summit of Aspen Mountain with Aspen Paragliding! No prior experience necessary.
Every Wednesday night starting June 12th-August 14th at the Rodeo Grounds in Snowmass Village. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. and Rodeo starts at 7:00 p.m.
Theatre Aspen’s shows are presented in the heart of Rio Grande Park, along the Rio Grande Trail, just next to the river. With daytime views of Aspen Mountain and nights filled with stars, theatre-goers are treated to an experience that … Continued
This amazing 25,000 sq. ft. facility in Base Village shares the wonder of the mountain environment in tactile, fun, and educational ways for every family to enjoy. The Treehouse includes six age-specific, interactive, nature-themed rooms created to bring the outdoors … Continued
Aspen Historical Society’s West End Walking Tour begins at the historic Hotel Jerome and ends at the Wheeler/Stallard Museum, $10 per person, Tuesday–Saturday.
The Aspen/Snowmass area is one of the top ten whitewater rafting areas in the entire country. Select from calm float trips to hair-raising rapids and just about everything in between! Half day and full day trips are available from Blazing … Continued
Test your agility on the rock-climbing wall. Try it for fun or challenge yourself on the different routes. An exciting atmosphere for the whole family. All ages welcome (harness must fit properly). Open daily, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. $9/climb, $39/five-punch … Continued
Snowmass is home to one of the most respected arts centers in the nation. Take a self-guided tour through this historic ranch-turned-arts community. Meet the artists, browse the Art Works store, and visit galleries showcasing the work of renowned instructors … Continued
Presenting world-class exhibitions of contemporary art from around the globe, 590 N. Mill St., Aspen.
Over 18,000-square-feet of pure recreation await at this spectacular new facility. Unique saline outdoor pools open year-round compliment a state-of-the-art cardio and weight room, and a brand new indoor gymnasium, aerobics classes, climbing and bouldering walls, and more. Brush Creek … Continued
Summer in Snowmass is a season that is teeming with events; from the Mammoth Festival to JAS Labor Fest, US Pro Challange to Snowmass Balloon Fest and so much more.
Cultural events that enrich the mind, body, and spirit are what the summer season in Snowmass is all about.Check Out Summer Activities