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Hike: Hunter Creek

Right through Aspen’s back door, this hike can be a very easy ramble through the Hunter Creek Valley meadows or can be lengthened and steepened to make a great half-day loop. An ACES naturalist will relay the rich natural and human history of the area. Views, ecological diversity and stories are what make this hike an Aspen favorite.


2.5 – 5 miles round trip

High Point:

8,800 feet

Starting Elevation:

7,900 feet or 8,600 feet

Average Time:

1 – 4 hours

Upcoming Hikes with ACES


Saturday, September 23


Green World Day Hike

Daily, Reservation Only

Saturday, September 23


River Run Sunset Hike

Thursday, September 28


Stories Told by Trees Walk: Forest Recovery from the prescribed Hunter Creek Fire

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