The entier valley has beautiful places to visit, but the river itself has great fishing areas and amazing views of the mountain.
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I had the opportunity to live in the Roaring Fork Valley. There is so much history and beauty in the valley you can't imagine. I skied Sunlight ski slopes it is one of the best kept secrets around. The Roaring Fork River has some of...More
I hike and backpack in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness almost every year. Although Maroon Peak, Pyramid Peak, and Capitol Peak, and Snowmass Peak kill climbers nearly every year, the summits can be appreciated on day hikes or overnight backpacking trips from the valley floor or...More
The valley is beautiful any time of year. The forest growth coming from the red rocks is an excellent backdrop for pictures. Explore the hills via 4x4 or foot or ski, the beauty doesn't end. My favorite thing to do here is to walk down...More
My 25 year-old daughter, her boyfriend and I did an all day (6 hour) whitewater rafting trip with the first leg being from Carbondale to Glenwood Springs in the Roaring Fork River. The river and valley scenery was gorgeous with 13,000' snowcapped Mt. Sopris in...More
The Roaring Fork Valley has so many beautiful spots to see and places to visit. Camping, hiking, off-roading, fishing, history, old buildings and wildlife! One of the best times to visit is in the fall when the aspen leaves are changing. True Colorado beauty!
Just wait until you drive through Glenwood Canyon to reach Glenwood Springs. Its fantastic. Of course, when you drive toward Carbondale, you meet Mt. Sopris, a remarkable mountain. Take a trip up the Crystal River, too.
This valley has everything to offer for everyone wanting to experience Colorado. High end/low end - it's all here. The scenery is world class and the variety of towns as you head up the valley have something for everyone. For people who love the outdoors,...More