The Trails that Connect Our Valley
A sampling of Basalt's popular trails for skill levels from beginner to advanced on pavement and dirt
Arbaney Kittle Trail
3.5 mi. to overlook | Hike · Run · Mountain Bike · Dog Friendly
This is a very popular trail especially on the weekends. It is about 3.5 miles and 2000 feet to the first top point with the option to continue on.
Basalt High School Trail
Hike · Run · Mtn. Bike · Dog Friendly
This hike starts directly behind Basalt High School and heads west along a gentle trail before climbing steeply to reach a ridge near the top of Light Hill.
Downtown Historic Walk
Walk · Run · Bike · Leashed Dog Friendly
Links historic downtown Basalt landmarks and engages the visitor with historic details of our town.
Basalt Riverfront Park Trail
Easy, Dirt, Paved, Boardwalk & Pedestrian Bridge
.5 mi. | Walk · Run
From the Midland Avenue sidewalk at the bridge to Homestead Drive, this pacific trail meanders alongside the Roaring Fork River through river rock and riparian habitat. Bring a fishing pole and detour to Old Pond Park.
Easy walking around the lake | Walk · Run · Dog Friendly
Cattle Creek Trail
3.7 mi. | Hike · Run · Mountain Bike · Dog Friendly
Basalt Mountain Road
9 mi. | Hike · Run · Mountain Bike · Dog Friendly
Crown Mountain Park Nordic Loops
Inside Loop: .94 mi. | Outer Loop: .83 mi.
XC Skiing · Skate Skiing · Snowshoeing · Dog Friendly
Rio Grande Trail
42 total mi. | Hike · Run · Bike · Dog Friendly
This trail runs from Glenwood Springs to Aspen, Colorado. The Rio Grande has 42 miles of continuous multi-use trail and is completely protected from vehicular traffic except at intersections.