NORTH FORK of the GUNNISON 45 minutes south of Redstone. This picturesque area features the small community of Paonia known for its orchards, organic gardening, and emerging and notable Colorado wineries.
BLACK CANYON of the GUNNISON
GRAND MESA 1.5 hours west of Redstone. Grand Mesa is the largest flattop mountain in the world. It’s a sportsman's paradise with hunting, fishing and both alpine & cross country skiing.
Redstone is also a destination for Segment 5 of the American Discovery Coast-to-Coast Trail " West Mountain Segment" - Clear Creek to Redstone.
ASPEN 1 hour from Redstone, but around 20 miles east via the Maroon Bells Wilderness area. Aspen is the world class ski resort and playground for the rich and famous. Ski Aspen or enjoy a summer gondola ride to the top of Aspen Mountain.
CRESTED BUTTE 1.5 hours southeast via scenic Kebler Pass. An outstanding summer and fall drive, no winter access, through an aspen grove that is the largest single micro-organism in North America.
HIKING TRAILS surround Redstone. The numerous trails in the White River National Forest and the Maroon Bells Wilderness area are for both novice and serious hikers. pitkinoutside.org/map.html
BACK COUNTRY - NORDIC SKI & ICE CLIMBS nearby.
BIKING TRAILS over 100 miles of trails nearby. They include the groomed Rio Grande trail system, the new Crystal Valley bike trail and Forest Service mountain bike trails.- pitkinoutside.org/map.html
PENNY HOT SPRINGS enjoy the thermal waters on the banks of the scenic Crystal River in a pristine natural setting. Near mile marker 55.
NORDIC SKATE & TRACK SKI TRAILS
Always check avalanche and weather conditions.