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Aspen Center for Environmental Studies

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Address: 100 Puppy Smith Street, Aspen, CO 81611
Phone Number: 970 925-5756
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Description: The Hallam Lake Nature Preserve, a wild place in the heart of Aspen...
The Hallam Lake Nature Preserve, a wild place in the heart of Aspen, features an Environmental Learning Center, resident birds of prey, an indoor trout stream, a nature trail loop, bird watching, a naturalist on site, and programs all year round. Free to visit!
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A Hidden Treasure

This place is excellent for adults and outstanding for children. We had our son's wedding rehearsal dinner here. It was fantastic! Beautiful deer and other wildlife showed up as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This place is excellent for adults and outstanding for children. We had our son's wedding rehearsal dinner here. It was fantastic! Beautiful deer and other wildlife showed up as if on cue. If you miss this place, you are missing one of Aspen's great places. It's right in town, just past Clark's Market. How can you not visitbbbbbbbbbbbb a place... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

My daughter loved the drop in program and the entire family loved the free hikes. It's a must do for people with children.

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies provides free hikes at a variety of locations around Aspen. For example, Maroon Bells, Snowmass Mountain, Ice Age Hike and they are all very informative and fun for families with kids.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The place is a little hidden but it's worth finding. The have some really good exhibits to see and it's a peaceful spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Very Nice place to visit when you ar ein Aspen . Very educated for kinds and only for them. Nice organization on every one level . The naturalist wich one is on the mountain trails is very helpful and friendly too. Special thank to Alex Tarika and Catherine Henry

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My only reason to vote this VG and not excellent is that we did not have enough time to really experience the Halle Lake... we got there later in the day and they were closing for a special event. My kids loved seeing the raptors - golden eagle and owl. Our guide was very new and had to read portions... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Be sure to carve out time to check out ACES. You can easily walk to ACES from town and you will not be disappointed by the beauty of Hallam Lake. The staff at ACES is full of knowledge and they are eager to share about the land, the animals and the history of the area. Go for a quick visit... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I have lived in Colorado since 1967 and have been to Aspen a number of times. ACES is the Bomb! What a great organization and Jamie was an awesome naturalist!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This centre does free guided mountain tours on Snowmass explaining the wildlife and environment. With helpful well informed guides we were surprised more people did not take up the offer. Free tours in the morning or afternoon, lasting about an hour giving you a great introduction to the mountain and taking you on runs you might not otherwise find. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Recommend the very interesting snow shoe tour on aspen mountain. You hike over the back and away from the crowds where you gain a very different appreciation for the mountain. A great option for a day off skiing.

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Additional Information about Aspen Center for Environmental Studies

Address: 100 Puppy Smith Street, Aspen, CO 81611
Phone Number: 970 925-5756
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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