Aspen, CO – Hard – 3.1 Miles – Hike, Run, Dog Friendly – Rocky/Dirt
Ute Trail is a difficult trail you can hike and run that is dog friendly. The trail is a steady uphill that goes to Ute Rock and continues to the top of Aspen Mountain. This is a technical trail and falling rock hazards exist on this 3.1 mile rocky dirt trail in Aspen, CO.
To get to the trailhead from downtown Aspen, travel down Ute Ave for 0.4 miles. There is a parking area on the left and the trail begins on the right across the street.
Trailhead to Ute Rock Overlook (9,050 ft) – 0.9 Miles
Trailhead to top of Aspen Mountain – 3.1 Miles
News about the Ute Trail can be found at:
The Aspen Times (January 9, 2018) – Ute Trail likely to open later this month
The Aspen Times (December 6, 2017) – Price skyrockets to fix Ute Trail’s rock issue in Aspen
The Aspen Times (October 10, 2017) – Pitkin County to spend $35k to fix Aspen’s Ute Trail
The Aspen Times (September 26, 2017) – Aspen’s popular Ute Trail to remain closed indefinitely for safety reasons
The Aspen Times (March 24, 2017) – Ute trail connected Crested Butte to Crystal Valley 145 years ago
- Dogs welcome please pick up after your dog
- Uphill hikers have the right-of-way
Falling rock hazard exists
Hike With Care“