Castle Creek Road (CR 15)

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Connects: Marolt Trail, Castle Creek Trail (Proposed), Congo Trail, Midnight Mine Road (FSR #118), Conundrum Creek Trail, Little Annie Road (CR 15G), American Lake Trail, Express Creek Road (FSR #122), Ashcroft Ghost Town, River Run Trail, King Cabin, Ashcroft Ski Touring Trails (Winter), Cathedral Lake Trail, Pine Creek Cookhouse, Cooper Creek Road (Iron Mine Road), Montezuma Basin Road (FSR #102)

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Castle Creek Road

View toward Ashcroft on the Castle Creek Road

Aspen, CO – Medium – 13 Miles – Road Bike – Paved

Castle Creek Road (CR 15) is an intermediate/moderate road you can bike. This is a 13 mile paved road in Aspen and Ashcroft, CO. It is an 11 mile ride to Ashcroft Ghost Town from the roundabout outside Aspen.

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Castle Creek Road Winter

Views of the Elk Mountain Range on the groomed section of Castle Creek Road in winter

Aspen, CO – Easy – 2 Miles – Snowshoe, Classic XC Ski, Dog Friendly – Snow

Castle Creek Road is an easy road you can snowshoe and cross-country ski that is dog friendly. This is a 2 mile winter road closure that is partly groomed in Ashcroft, CO.

From the roundabout outside Aspen, the road is plowed for 11 miles to the Ashcroft Ghost Town and the King Cabin (Ashcroft Ski Touring System). From the King Cabin the road is groomed with nordic tracks 1.5 miles to the Pine Creek Cookhouse. From the restaurant, the road is no longer groomed, but is well traveled to Montezuma Basin Road (FSR #102).

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4 years ago

Castle Creek Corridor Improvement Project Construction
April 20-June
Bike riders must queue behind cars with a physical distance of at least six feet and must and wait for all cars to proceed before entering the traffic control area.
More information at

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