Come mid-September, the Rocky Mountains get swept with gold, with changing Aspens illuminating the rolling peaks and paths. It’s quite a sight to see, and lasts until mid-October. Below, a curated selection of spectacular, family-friendly hikes to see the striking Colorado fall colors.
Drenched in Aspen groves, few places top the list to experience fall’s glory more than Aspen. Just outside this sophisticated, authentic mountain town, Maroon Bells is our favorite spot to view the changing colors. With a picturesque lake, topped by two 14,000-feet mountains of Maroon Bells, it’s no wonder this stunning view is one of North America’s most photographed spots.
Cuvée Style: Look to your Cuvée Experience Curator to arrange the excursion, complete with a Go Pro to capture the moment, and a post-hike picnic.
The 3.9 mile round trip to Booth Falls winds through glades of Aspen trees, across babbling brooks, and ends at a beautiful waterfall. The trail is rated as moderate, which means almost everyone can enjoy it, but there is some elevation to get your heart pumping.
Cuvée Style: Look to your Cuvée Experience Curator to arrange an early hike, complete with transportation and a gourmet picnic lunch along the river, so you don’t have to fight over a parking spot with the locals.
The Beaver Lake trailhead is situated just out the back door of The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch. This 4.8 mile round trip is family friendly and winds through beautiful Aspen Groves and guides you to at Beaver Lake.
Cuvée Style: End with a Cuvée-curated trip to the area’s top breweries and distilleries (you’ve earned it!).