Wagner Park


A patch of green just off the Mill St mall, edged with cedars and a couple of shimmering aspens, and views of the Red and Aspen mountains. American football and soccer goals are set up, there's a playground area for little ones and plenty of space for a game of frisbee.

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Nearby Aspen attractions

1. Christopher Martin Gallery

0.12 MILES

Local artist Christopher Martin specializes in reverse glass painting, a technique that dates back to the Middle Ages. Stop by for a peek at his dynamic…

2. Baldwin Gallery

0.14 MILES

A two-floor gallery, the Baldwin opened in 1994 and specializes in contemporary American art. It's among the best in the Rocky Mountains.

3. Peter Lik

0.14 MILES

Displays the work of the self-taught Australian photographer. Lik focuses on vibrant panoramic landscapes, with a fine selection of local Aspen shots that…

4. Galerie Maximillian

0.18 MILES

Come here for famous 20th-century names from Chagall to Lichtenstein, mixed in with works from contemporary American and British artists.

5. Aspen Art Museum

0.23 MILES

This art museum's striking building features a warm, lattice-like exterior designed by Pritzker Prize–winner Shigeru Ban and contains three floors of…

6. Boesky West

0.29 MILES

Opened in 2017, this is the Western outpost of Marianne Boesky's Manhattan gallery, displaying the works of emerging artists over two floors.

7. Rio Grande Park

0.35 MILES

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 skate park,…

8. Ice Age Discovery Center

7.28 MILES

In October 2010, a bulldozer working near Snowmass unearthed the tusk of a female mammoth. Spurred by this unusual discovery, the Denver Museum of Nature …