North Star Preserve

Stroll along a beautiful section of the Roaring Fork River with an ACES naturalist to discover the variety of life that calls these protected areas home. Spy on birds and insects, and search for the tracks of mammals just minutes from downtown Aspen. This hike is suitable for all ages.

Tours offered in partnership with Pitkin County Open Space and Trails


.5 - 1 mile round trip

High Point:

7,950 feet

Starting Elevation:

7,950 feet

Average Time:

45 minutes - 2 hours