Explore Aspen with ACES on daily guided tours and hikes. ACES also welcomes groups to our visitor centers, Hallam Lake in Aspen and Rock Bottom Ranch in Basalt featuring year-round interactive activities for all ages. Join us for scheduled programs including farm tours, birds of prey demonstrations, sunset beaver walks, guided tours, and a variety of all-ages community events.
Explore the historic side of Aspen. Visit the Aspen Historical Society’s two museums—the Wheeler/Stallard and Holden/Marolt Mining & Ranching—to hear stories about mining, ranching and the town’s irreverent past. Tour the ghost towns—Independence and Ashcroft—to go back in time. Or, take a walking or electric vehicle tour through town to see how the town evolved.
Enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities for people of all ages at the Aspen Recreation Center. Try the climbing tower, ice skate, work out in our state-of-the-art fitness center, take a swim lesson or just play & float in our lazy river or go sledding on the Whoa Nelly Hill. The ARC offers a wide variety of youth & adult programming year-round. It's 100% pure fun.
Have your child's birthday party at the Aspen Recreation Center or the Red Brick Recreation Center: have a skating party, theme party, pool party, etc. Learn more at www.aspenrecreation.com.
Aspen’s original family operated Whitewater Rafting Outfitter since 1973. Blazing Adventures offers Full Day and Half Day trips on various sections of the Roaring Fork River, the Colorado River, and the Arkansas River. We also specialize in hike, bike, jeep and sunset dinner tours. Blazing Adventures is proud to boast the most knowledgeable and friendly staff in the Aspen area. From our Reservation staff to our Guide staff, we take great pride in providing you with an unforgettable experience, beginning to end. Call or email today and let us help you get started. Get Outside and Play!
Snowmass Rodeo. Experience the WEST on Wednesdays nights in Snowmass Village. A real RODEO! The best family entertainment around. Roping, Riding, Mutton Busting and more…RAIN OR SHINE June 13 thru August 22, 2018
Come experience The Other Side... Our Eco-Ranch exhibits the newest cutting edge sustainable systems by bridging modern management with time tested cultivation. Enjoy a hands on back to nature adventure designed to reconnect you with the spirit of the animals, land and nature.
Nestled on our 200 acre gateway to Aspen tucked up next to one of the valley's largest private conservation easements, shared by our family, stretching to the base of Mt Sopris; our visitor ranch is a place to just get away for the day, learn new skills during one our retreats or the site of your next event.
Upper Roaring fork's leading family-owned raw dairy lets you experience cow milking, fine cheeses, immune boosting yogurts & keifers. Join the likes of 3X Iditerod champion Dallas Seavey in enjoying dogsled huskies alongside our husky rescue program that will fly you through our private trails among the Wildlife: Elk, Bear, Fox, Coyote, and Deer, etc. Explore the ranch by dogsled, ski joring, X-country skiing, horseback, hiking, horse drawn carriages or sleighs, sledding, ice skating, roedeling, tobogans pulled by a goat, walking with our friendly pigs or even swimming with or on our horses in our horse swimming pond. We welcome all city slickers to join our internationally recognized horse whispering dude ranch program; we accept top boarders, providing the highest level training, rehab and adoption facilities that will ride you into the holistic world of equines. Farm to table USDA organically pasture raised happy Dorper lamb, Jersey beef and Bershire pork liked by the Queen of England, come get a massage at our day spa in the woods, put on a world class event with us or call us for VIP tailored affairs for any occasion.
We welcome forward thinking visitors 365 days a year for peace of mind, vitality of body and power of the spirit. Come see if the grass is greener on The Other Side.