Visiting Aspen and the White River National Forest

Every morning, I go for a 4-mile lake walk, which really helps me relax and reflect on life in general. There is something very special about bonding with nature. That is why spending a holiday in Aspen, Colorado is really appealing to me.

For a city with a relatively small population, it has a broad range of activities that will cater to everyone’s tastes. Obviously, if you are a skiing fanatic, there are plenty of world-class slopes to suit all different skill levels. There are also some amazing bars and restaurants to kick back, relax, and converse with friends or people watch. Another major attraction that is highly recommended is is the White River National Forest.

For most people, the city of Aspen is synonymous for high octane skiing and glamorous nightlife activities. That is why the White River National Forest is so popular with visiting tourists. Within the forest, there are twelve primary skiing areas, including Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Beaver Creek, Buttermilk, Snowmass, and many, many more. Ultimately that is why this region is an exceptionally attractive Winter destination for people of all ages.

The White River National Forest has a geographic mass of 2,285,970 acres, and it is the most frequented national forest in the entire United States. For nature lovers, this is an absolute dream because you can expect to see bears, bobcats, deer, elk, lions, and numerous other wildlife species reveling in their natural habitat.

DUring the Autumn, Spring and Summer months, this picturesque region becomes ideal for activities like hiking, picnicking, and stargazing. There is also the iconic Maroon Bells to admire and explore, photographing the remarkable region to your heart’s content.