Although the Aspen area is best known for our spectacular slopes, there’s still plenty to do besides ski and snowboard. Whether you’re looking for outdoor recreation or the area’s finest flavors, here are a few ideas to get you started.
Outdoor Fun Near Basalt
With rivers great and small as well as a handful of lakes in and around town, you’ll have plenty of fund on the water in Basalt. Locals and tourists alike enjoy rafting, kayaking and swimming in our waters. Fishing is another popular area activity, with anglers wading the rivers or casting a line into the deep blue waters of the Ruedi Reservoir.
Campers, backpackers and day hikers have an array of options as well. From the serene beauty of forest streams to rugged hikes with panoramic mountain views, you’re sure to find a favorite local trail within an easy jaunt from Basalt.
Those who don’t enjoy a strenuous hike can enjoy our area’s mountain views from the gondola of a hot air balloon. Above it All Balloon Company offers three-hour flights year-round, weather permitting.
Other Things to Do in Basalt
If relaxing with delicious food, beer or wine is more your speed, you’ll find a delectable array of options in Basalt. It won’t be long before you’ve found your favorite watering hole or restaurant. Craft beer enthusiasts, in particular, will find plenty of area brews to sample.
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