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Located where the Colorado and Roaring Fork rivers intersect.
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Glenwood Springs, CO
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

Offered by a long-standing full time resident: If you are visiting the western area of Colorado, do not miss a visit to the beautiful and diverse Roaring Fork Valley----so named from our native river. Forty miles long served by double lane CO highway #82. Entering...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ct1219
Reviewed September 5, 2018

If there is a special place with everything you could possible desire to be happy, it is here. Delight your life with a visit here or come move here if you have your own magic to bring.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kellee m
Reviewed September 3, 2018

If your in western Colorado don't miss the opportunity to drive from Glenwood Springs to Aspen and beyond. The Roaring Fork Valley is one of those changing vista drives which is full of amazing views as you move through it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gary_Colorado_Mtn
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Try driving from Glenwood down to Aspen through the valley. It is spectacular. Take care you don't drive into the ditch from pure amazement when you first catch sight of Mount Sopris, right outside Glenwood ! And make sure to make some detours on your...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GitteK
Reviewed June 8, 2018

So many wonderful views you cannot even imagine. Never been there in the spring before. Wonderful with everything coming to life. Especially the wild flowers & water falls from the melting snow.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chris R
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

I love to live here in this valley in Glenwood Springs, no better place to live, maybe almost Evan to Roatan

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank philweir
Reviewed October 11, 2017

The entire valley is a wonderful place to spend a long weekend or longer. Rafting, fishing, hiking, shopping, skiing, 4-wheeling, and more.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank eat143
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The entier valley has beautiful places to visit, but the river itself has great fishing areas and amazing views of the mountain.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Eddie G
Reviewed June 1, 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank LesK4
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

The Valley is a wonderful place. So many outdoor activities for everyone and every season. A lot of entertainment and community events. Can't say enough about this Valley.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Buddyikosol
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March 4, 2018|
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Response from eat143 | Reviewed this property |
May shouldn’t be bad, although it picks up in late May. Once schools let out for the summer, all bets are off. Understand wanting a more authentic experience. Airb&b’s I hear are a pretty good deal, but I think The city of... More
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Karhuoz
Melbourne, Australia
Colorado Hiking (3 Replies)
We plan a week's hiking in mid-June, want to do mild to moderate 3-5 hour hikes among mountains. Cannot decide whether Estes Park or a B and B outside Glenwood Springs in the Roaring Fork valley would be the best base. We want a quiet place and not have to drive too far to start hikes.
May 08, 2009|
Response fromRebecki14|
I haven't done too much hiking in Glenwood, but my gut says that a week might be too long and you could run out of place to hike that are really close by. Estes is a good option because you have RMNP right there. The park is full of hikes. You could stay a month and hike every day and not do all of them! Several of the primary trailheads are very close to the main entrance to the park, which will reduce the amount of time you have to drive. Also, there are plenty of quiet places in Estes...More
NCTravelingGirl
Charlotte, North Carolina
Best hikes with low human traffic (3 Replies)
We will be in CO from July 11-22: 4+ days in the Roaring Fork Valley. We're 60 and decent shape and love to hike, bike, and kayak. Looking for hikes under 8 miles total, meadows, rivers or lakes. Will def hike Maroon Bells area to Crater Lake but also looking for areas less busy. Suggestions? Thx for any help. We love CO!
July 03, 2016|
Response fromcbrand|
Cathedral Lake is nice. I also like the fact that you can visit Ashcroft before or after.
cmcfong
North Carolina
Lodging suggestions for four day stay late Sept (4 Replies)
My husband and I will be in the Roaring Fork Valley area for four nights in late September. I am getting a bit overwhelmed with lodging options, so I would appreciate some suggestions. Here's what we would like: 1. easy access to hiking areas 2. quiet 3. high degree of comfort 4. budget in the $150-200 range 5. privacy 6. walking distance to one or two restaurants 7. small fridge in room We are open to Aspen, Basalt, Canondale or Glendale Springs...or anywhere else in the area....More
August 11, 2009|
Response from11282011u|
will you be driving?