With so many things to do in Aspen Snowmass as well as things to do in Colorado, all you have to do is just pick your season to visit Aspen Snowmass. Anytime of year has its wonders.

Some of the warmer season options, even Aspen in September things to do, are biking, hiking, camping, rafting, golf, tennis, water sports, and of course, a visit to Maroon Bells Aspen. Maroon Bells peaks are some of the most photographed and visited peaks in North America.

For a scenic drive into higher country, Independence Pass will provide spectacular natural views and a historic glimpse into rugged miners’ mountain side camps.

If you’d rather stay in town, there are things to do during Aspen off-season and year round. Shopping in Aspen’s downtown can fill the day with fun and intrigue. You may even run into a celebrity wandering the streets. With all of that shopping you’ll need to visit one of many of the Aspen restaurants for any flavor you desire. Even if looking for things to do in Aspen while pregnant, getting around downtown Aspen without a car is a breeze. An in town hike that has incredible views of the Aspen downtown is the Smuggler Mine Trail.

Be sure to visit, or stay in, Snowmass Village while you’re in the area as well. Snowmass rodeo is a weekly summer event. Snowmass Village hiking trails are amazing! Government trail is especially popular.

Aspen Snowmass resort helps to entertain the entire family at The Lost Forest, Snowmass’ on-mountain activities. Tucked in the trees, you’ll find an Alpine Coaster, Zip lines, biking trails, ropes challenges and climbing walls. There are ponds to fish in, creeks to hike along, places to enjoy nature alone or in groups, two disc golf courses and passionate guides to help you find your next adventure.

Winter recreation in Aspen Snowmass encompasses world class skiing and snowboarding at Aspen Snowmass resort mountains including Aspen Highlands, Ajax, Snowmass Mountain and Buttermilk. If you’re not skiing dogsled rides at Krabloonik, snowshoeing, snowmobiling or a sleigh ride in Ashcroft will surely please any outdoor enthusiast.

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park/Iron Mountain Hot Springs has partnered with many activity providers throughout Aspen Snowmass. When you visit our partners, they can provide you with information about partner discounted ticket options to both Glenwood Caverns and Iron Mountain Hot Springs. Information about those partners below:

Things to Do in Aspen Snowmass

Blazing Adventures

Blazing Adventures is your one-stop shop for your next adventure in the Roaring Fork Valley – land or water!  From rafting, hiking, biking, Jeeping, we offer it all regardless of age or ability!  Family-owned and run, you will immediately be welcome into the Blazing family from start to finish.

Defiance Rafting Company

Defiance Rafting is committed to providing you an experience that gives you the adventure you’re looking for.  Let’s run the big water and experience the rush of the Colorado River.  Let’s unplug and float the Roaring Fork and see Colorado from the best seat in the state. Let’s have fun. Let’s make memories.  Let’s go rafting!

T Lazy 7 Ranch 

Our family has been in Aspen, Colorado, for five generations and have been fortunate enough to be the stewards of T-Lazy-7 Ranch for 80 years. please join us in celebrating 80 wonderful years with a snowmobile ride through White River National Forest, or on a horseback ride to the Maroon Bells, or host your friends and family for a memorable wedding at the T-Lazy-7 Ranch.Let’s go rafting!


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Seasonal Attractions

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