Basalt is located on convergence of the Roaring Fork and Frying Pan Rivers. It is approximately 25 minutes down-valley from Aspen. The historic downtown is filled with restaurants, boutique shops, and nightlife. Whether fishing the blue ribbon waters of the Frying Pan River or hiking the red bluffs overlooking the town, Basalt is a wonderful community for active families. From your home in Basalt, you can easily access the paved bike path that leads to Aspen or Carbondale. Basalt residents can easily enjoy rafting on the Roaring Fork River, and come winter, enjoy cross country skiing or hit the slopes at one of Aspen's four ski areas.
With banks, grocery stores, a kitchen store, library, outdoor gear shops, and a post office, not to mention the restaurants and art galleries, you'll find everything you need in Basalt. Also, the elementary and middle school are located in walking distance from downtown, and the high school is a short half mile away. Looking to buy a home in Basalt, Colorado? Contact Gary Feldman today!