Aspen, CO

Owl Creek Road: Trail Between Snowmass and Aspen

Seeking more pavement running in Aspen? Another top choice for a hard surface run is Owl Creek Road, which runs between Aspen Mountain and Snowmass Village. This scenic route runs through farm country, with rolling views of fields and the mountains beyond. The entire stretch is paralleled by a concrete/asphalt bike lane, where runners can get in 5.7 miles (one- way) of traffic-free running. From Aspen, the trail begins off Route 82, just across from the Buttermilk ski area, and runs west to Brush Creek Road in Snowmass Village.

Essentials
  • 5.7 miles (one-way)
  • 786 feet
  • Snowmass End: Snowmass Village; Aspen End: off Route 82, just across from the Buttermilk ski area
  • Snowmass Village or Buttermilk DV Bus Stop