Aspen Center for Environmental Studies
Rio Grande Park
Aspen’s biggest public park runs along the river, and is bisected by the Rio Grande Trail for 2.1 miles. The park is home to an enticing...
Ute City Cycles
A high-end road and mountain-bike retailer, this place also offers limited rentals from its demo fleet: there’s nowhere else in town...
A nonprofit theater and drama school that hosts classes, workshops and periodic productions (mostly in the summer and early autumn) from...
Set on the top floor of Explore Booksellers , this gourmet veggie cafe serves up some delightful creations, including sweet potato...
100 Puppy Smith St · interesting places nearby
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies information
The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies is a 22-acre (10-hectare) wildlife sanctuary that hugs the Roaring Fork River. With a mission to advance ‘the ethic that the earth must be respected and nurtured,’ the center’s naturalists provide summertime guided walks, raptor demonstrations and special programs for youngsters.
In the winter snowshoe tours are available in various locations and its weekly slide shows may give you some respite from the frigid outdoors. You can take a self-guided tour of the preserve surrounding Hallam Lake. There are three other locations in the region.