Outdoor Activities in Aspen, Colorado

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  1. Maroon Bells

    # 1 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 785 times in trip plans
    Maroon Bells

    Tags: View Point, Peak

    Address: Maroon-Snowmass Trail, Aspen, CO 81611, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Maroon Bells are the two peaks in the Elk Mountain range. These peaks are the epitome of the beauty of the Rocky Mountains. The scenic beauty surrounding these peaks is one of the most widely photogra...Read more

  2. Independence Pass

    # 2 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 548 times in trip plans
    Independence Pass

    Address: PSICC, Twin Lakes to Aspen, CO 81251, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Independence Pass connects Aspen with its eastern neighbours. The iconic pass is situated on Highway 82 at an elevation of around 12 thousand feet. This route is full of scenic views of the mounta...Read more

  3. Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

    # 3 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 130 times in trip plans
    Maroon Lake Scenic Trail Image

    Tags: Hiking Trail

    Address: Colorado 81611, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    On your way to Maroon Peak, make it a point to go on the Maroon Lake Scenic Trail. This is one of the most popular trails near Aspen. The lake reflects the high Maroon peaks in its azure waters and is...Read more

  4. T-lazy-7 Snowmobiles

    # 4 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 406 times in trip plans
    T-lazy-7 Snowmobiles

    Tags: Outdoors, Entertainment, Adventure

    Address: 3128 Maroon Creek Rd, Aspen, CO 81611, USA

    Outdoors in Aspen mean only one thing, the T-Lazy-7 Ranch just out of the main town. This ranch specialises in outdoor activities for both the summer and winter seasons. The ranch was opened for visit...Read more

  5. Aspen Mountain

    # 5 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 151 times in trip plans
    Aspen Mountain

    Tags: Mountain, View Point, Skiing

    Address: 601 E Dean St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA

    Timings: 09:00 am - 03:30 pm Details

    The Aspen Mountain is the most famous ski arena in town. The mountain is situated at an elevation of around 12 thousand feet and it is one of the oldest ski arenas in Aspen. A wide range of snow activ...Read more

  6. Silver Queen Gondola

    # 6 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 428 times in trip plans
    Silver Queen Gondola

    Tags: Entertainment, Rides

    Address: Colorado 81611, USA

    Timings: 09:00 am - 03:30 pm Details

    The Silver Queen Gondola is a scenic ride from the foot of the Aspen Mountain to its top. From inside the ride, you can see the mesmerizing views of the Elk Mountain range. The top of the Aspen Mounta...Read more

  7. Buttermilk Mountain

    # 7 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 149 times in trip plans
    Buttermilk Mountain

    Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, View Point, Adventure Sport

    Address: 38700 CO-82, Aspen, CO 81611, USA

    Timings: 09:00 am - 03:30 pm Details

    Buttermilk Mountain is best known as the location of the Winter X Games held in Aspen every year. This mountain has three skiing tracks of varying difficulties that test the skills of those who dare t...Read more

  8. Rio Grande Trail

    # 8 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 239 times in trip plans
    Rio Grande Trail

    Tags: Biking Trail

    Address: Aspen, CO 81611, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One of the more scenic, peaceful and environment-friendly ways to move between Aspen and Glenwood Springs is by hiking on the Rio Grande Trail. The 42-mile trail was previously a railway line between ...Read more

  9. Crater Lake Trail

    # 9 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 191 times in trip plans
    Crater Lake Trail

    Tags: Trail

    Address: Colorado 81611, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The 1.8-mile dirt and rock section from Maroon Lake to the Crater Lake is the known as the Crater Lake Trail. This trail passes through aspen groves and rock formations to reach the Crater Lake. This ...Read more

  10. Grottos Trail

    # 10 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 369 times in trip plans
    Grottos Trail

    Tags: Cave, Trail

    Address: 26692 CO-82, Aspen, CO 81611, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Grottos Trail in the Independence Pass is one way of chewing out the ice caves near the historic pass. There are numerous waterfalls and cascades on the length of this trail thanks to its proximit...Read more

  11. Castle Creek Road

    # 11 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 172 times in trip plans
    Castle Creek Road Image

    Tags: Trail, Road

    Address: Aspen, CO 8161, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The 13-mile Castle Creek Road is a must-visit if you want to see the beauty of Aspen and its surrounding areas. This road passes through some of the most scenic places in the Colorado mountains. The l...Read more

  12. Aschroft Ghost Town

    # 12 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 17 times in trip plans
    Aschroft Ghost Town

    Address: Colorado 81611, USA

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The ghost town of Ashcroft was formerly the home of around 2000 residents and a thriving mining village. In the 19th century, the silver mine in this village ran out of its ore and the people tried to...Read more

  13. Hunter Creek Trail

    # 13 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 162 times in trip plans
    Hunter Creek Trail

    Tags: Trail

    Address: Aspen, CO 81611, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Aspen’s favourite nature walk is the Hunter Creek Trail. Broadly divided into two parts, the upper trail and lower trail, the most frequented part of the hike is the 2.4-mile-long patch to the n...Read more

  14. Aspen Center For Environmental Studies

    # 14 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 48 times in trip plans
    Aspen Center For Environmental Studies

    Tags: Park, Educational Site

    Address: 100 Puppy Smith St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Aspen is blessed with nature’s bounty and one institution in the city that is dedicated to preserving the natural diversity is the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies. The programs undertaken...Read more

  15. Cathedral Lake Trail

    # 15 of 63 Outdoors Activities in Aspen | Added 56 times in trip plans
    Cathedral Lake Trail

    Tags: Trail

    Address: 301-359 Cathedral Lake Rd, Aspen, CO 81611, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Cathedral Lake Trail is one of the more adventurous hikes near Aspen. The total length of the trail is 5.6 miles and it is one of the difficult hikes thanks to its steep elevations just a few minu...Read more

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