If you visit Snowmass Village in the summer, you will find it to be far less crowded than you would in the winter. You can enjoy traveling to some of the most remote places in the Rockies on the Blazing Adventures Jeep Tours. Ride Jeeps through rugged mountainside vistas and see elk, deer, foxes, and more! Blazing Adventures also has horseback riding, bicycle tours, and sunset dinner tours for their guests.
Snowmass Village is also home to the White River National Forest. This 2.3 million acre national forest has many opportunities for visitors to explore the flora and fauna of the Colorado Rockies. Visitors can enjoy hiking, camping, biking and much more while visiting White River National Forest.
Snowmass Village also has excellent fly-fishing opportunities for their guests. There are three rivers, the Colorado River, Roaring Fork, and Frying Pan, which offer gold medal trout fly fishing opportunities. Blazing Adventures offers guided fly fishing excursions for those who wish to enjoy this sport.
Snowmass Village has an eighteen-hole Frisbee golf course through the mountainside. It costs five dollars to rent the disks for the course, but everything else is completely free. In September, they host and annual Snowmass Autumn Open, a Frisbee golf tournament! This is fun for the whole family!
For golfers, nothing is quite as beautiful as golfing with a backdrop of the majestic Rocky Mountains! The River Valley Ranch Golf Club offers golfers the chance to hit some balls underneath Mt. Sopris. The Snowmass Club was designed by Jim Engh, and is not only a great golf location, but also a full service resort. You can stay in one of the most luxurious Snowmass Village hotels while enjoying some of the best golfing in Colorado!
Kayaking is another popular activity in Snowmass Village. White River National Park and the Colorado River are both popular locations for kayaking. In the winter, skiing, of course, is one of the most popular activities. Cross country skiing through White River National Park is extremely fun for those who are physically fit enough to enjoy the activity. Snowmass is home to North America’s largest free Nordic trail system. You can rent equipment right in Snowmass and explore these trails as long as you want. Downhill skiing is also popular. Beginner’s Magic is a beginners SkiCo School. If you are just starting to ski, this is the best place to start. For more experienced skiers, Mountain Explorers offers a ski week with more advanced slopes.
Snowmass Village hotels range for the luxurious to the budget friendly. The Snowmass Inn is a small inn close to the slopes. The Wildwood Lodge offers the feel of a rustic mountain lodge with the amenities of a resort hotel. For those looking for a more luxurious stay, visit Snowmass Mountain Chalet, a great place to be pampered and comforted while on your vacation.