If Hiking is for you, then the Roaring Fork Valley and the Western Slope is a great place to live.

Aspen and Snowmass trails can be found here. If you want to narrow it down to the top 5 trails with views, get out this article.

Aspen Trail Finder is a great resource for hiking in the area.

The Aspen Times did their top ten and its a mix of Aspen and Glenwood Springs trails.

ACES (Aspen Center for Environmental Studies) has their advice on hiking which is great.

Basalt has some great hikes, and Pitkin County Outside also has a trailfinder.

Carbondale Trails never disappoint and like Glenwood Springs trails, they all deserve bucket list status.

The Canyon Creek area has the Storm King trail, and there are trails in South Canyon.

New Castle is not short on trails, and one of my personal favorites is Colorow Trail.

The LoVa trail system promotes trails from Glenwood to Parachute and is a great place to check out proposed trails.

Silt Island Park is one of my personal favorites.

Rifle has the Morrow Draw Trail, the Rifle Arch trail, all the trails around Rifle Gap, in Rifle Falls state park, and Rifle Mountain Park.

If you really want to wander is when you’ll want to get into the White River National Forest areas, BLM or the Grand Mesa National Park trail system.

Grand Junction is home to numerous trail systems to get out and explore.