Best Time for Fall Colors in Snowmass


You don’t want to miss the fall colors in Snowmass. And right now is the best time for leaf peeping. Below, check out a few Snowmass hiking trails that will give you great views of the fall colors.

Fall Colors in Snowmass

It all begins right now. Starting mid-September, patches of aspen trees begin turning their brilliant yellow. Between now and the first week of October is the best time for leaf peeping in Snowmass and the Roaring Fork Valley. This window of time will come and go quickly, so experience the beautiful fall foliage before the leaves drop.

Check out these Snowmass hiking trails for your leaf peeping adventures.

  • Ditch Trail ― 4 miles round trip, easy to intermediate trail. Great views of Mt. Daly, and connects with East Snowmass Creek Trail for a longer hike.
  • Rim Trail to Spiral Point ― 2.6 miles round trip, intermediate trail. See all of Snowmass Village. Continue along South Rim Trail for a longer hike.
  • Summit Trail to Elk Camp Gondola ― 1.1 miles, easy trail going downhill. Enjoy exploring Snowmass Mountain.
  • Tom Blake Trail ― 7.6 miles round trip, intermediate trail. Hike in the shade amongst aspen trees in all their yellow, autumnal beauty.

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