Carbondale offers a picturesque downtown with plenty of shopping and dining. It’s situated between Glenwood Springs and Aspen, at the base of Mt. Sopris. Nature and recreation surround town.
- Forty miles to the south, Paonia State Park has secluded campgrounds and boat access to the 337 acre Paonia Reservoir.
- Roaring Fork River flows past Carbondale and into the Colorado River in Glenwood Springs. Numerous fishing spots exist along its 40 mile stretch beginning at Independence Pass, above Aspen.
- Crystal River runs along CO 133 toward Redstone and Penny Hot Springs. It originates high above the semi ghost town of Marble, and flows 28 miles downstream to the Roaring Fork River.
Things To Do near Carbondale
- Aspen Highlands (29mi)
- Aspen Mountain (29mi)
- Buttermilk (28mi)
- Snowmass (27mi)
- Sunlight Mountain (22mi)
- Paonia (40mi)