Basalt is a rustic
mountain village nestled beneath the Rocky Mountains, at the
confluence of the Frying Pan River and the Roaring Fork River,
which appropriately roars out of the Sawatch Range east of Aspen.
Only 10 miles from the
popular city of Aspen and less than an hour from Glenwood Springs,
home of the famous hot springs public swimming pool, Basalt is the
perfect place for peaceful beauty, mountain climbing, cold tubing,
and fly fishing with some white water and exciting day trips all
under the crystal blue skies of Colorado.
activities can be found in nearby White River National Forest.