Woody Creek

Woody Creek brings traditional charm to the outskirts of Aspen.

Welcome to Woody Creek & Old Snowmass

Outdoor-lovers will find a laid-back slice of paradise in this rustic haven
The small and rustic town of Woody Creek & Old Snowmass is rich in tradition and offers secluded, wide-open spaces and mountain-loving neighbors. This tight-knit community offers serene mountain views and access to equestrian trails, fishing spots on Roaring Fork, biking on Rio Grande Trail, and countless other opportunities to get outside and explore the wild terrain. Woody Creek brings traditional charm to the outskirts of Aspen and offers majestic mountain views and tranquil living in a thriving community.

What to Love 

  • Full of secluded, rustic mountain ranches (and ranchettes!) with breathtaking views
  • Access to fishing on Roaring Fork River and biking along the Rio Grande Trail
  • Convenient access to Snowmass Village and Aspen 

Local Lifestyle

Residents come to Woody Creek and Old Snowmass because they feel more secluded while retaining a charming and warmhearted small-town feel. From exploring the outdoors or enjoying time spent at the local tavern with friends and family, there is something charming about living in these tight-knit locales. 


  • Woody Creek Tavern is the heart of the community — here, you’ll find Polaroids from hundreds of people who have passed through Woody Creek since its opening plus some good food, mountain-loving locals, and a great atmosphere.

Things to Do


Annual favorites

  • The Summer Concert Series is the event of the season in Woody Creek/Snowmass!
  • JAS, the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Festival, brings in local and national jazz musicians and educational workshops for kids. This event is an absolute favorite of locals and such a blast to attend. 
  • The Snowmass Balloon Festival brings vibrant color to the Colorado sky in this special annual event. 

Mountain living 

  • Aspen Outfitting Company has been the premier destination for privately guided outdoor activities like fly fishing classes, guided hikes, tours of secluded natural wonders, white water rafting excursions, and shooting lessons.
  • Snowmass Resort, Buttermilk, and Aspen Highlands are the go-to spots in every season.
  • Fishing and whitewater rafting at Roaring Fork River are also beloved activities for Woody Creek and Old Snowmass locals. 

More recreational activities

  • Snowmass Rodeo, the state’s longest-running rodeo, is perfect for a night out and a true taste of the great west.  
  • Snowmass Bike Park offers arguably the best mountain biking in Colorado – people flock from all over to experience this thrilling ride!
  • Snowmass Golf Course is a great place to hit the links in summer and cross-country ski in winter.  
  • Be sure to see the Old Snowmass Monastery in the area for a taste of culture and spiritual connection. 


Woody Village and Old Snowmass operate in the Aspen Public School District, including Aspen High School, Aspen Middle School, and Aspen Elementary School — all top-rated educational facilities. 

For private school options, there is Aspen Country Day School, PK & K-8, a highly rated private school, and Aspen Community School, K-8, a highly rated private elementary school and among the top 50 in the state.

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