Old Snowmass

This town’s scenic surroundings feature many hiking trails and towering mountains.

Welcome to Old Snowmass

A quiet and spacious, family-friendly community
Located close to neighboring towns Basalt, Snowmass Village, and Aspen, Old Snowmass is a peaceful unincorporated town. This town’s scenic surroundings feature many hiking trails and towering mountains. It is an excellent destination for nature enthusiasts. This Western town is known for being spacious and serene and home to expansive ranches.

Ranch-style homes are prevalent, but various architecture firms can easily turn your acreage into your dream home. Menedez Architects and Manchester Architects can help bring a modern or customized design to life for you and your family’s humble abode, based on your needs and the beautiful mountainous landscape. The median home price in Old Snowmass is $2,890,000, making Old Snowmass a perfect place for the prosperous.

What to Love

People & Lifestyle

Rural with stunning views of the alpine landscape, this town is perfect for ranchers, families, and nature enthusiasts. Anyone looking for a life of solitude with the opportunity for outdoor recreation year-round will fit right into this ranch-style community.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Leisure activities are within arm’s reach in Old Snowmass. If you’re a big foodie, take a seasonal guided palatable tour showcasing all the delicious offerings available via Colorado High Country Culinary Getaway

The neighboring town of Basalt has all your shopping needs, just fifteen minutes away. Heirlooms is a consignment shop where you can snag accessories, apparel, and home furnishings. If you need gear to spend some quality time on the water with the family, Taylor Creek Fly Shops have everything you need. 

Cool off with some ice cream, or snag a sandwich or Mexican tamales at Old Snowmass Market. If you’re looking for some Thai classics like papaya salad or drunken noodles, Mod’s Thai House will satisfy your cravings. 

Things to Do

Outdoor recreation is the biggest attraction available in Old Snowmass. Fishing, hiking, and camping are available during the warmer months, while skiing and snowboarding opportunities are just around the corner in Aspen and Snowmass Village during the winter. You’ll never be bored again!

Hiking and camping are favorite pastimes and are plentiful. Capitol Peak is a dog-friendly 15-mile trail in Snowmass that runs along Capitol Creek. For the advanced hiker, Capitol Creek Trail is a 16.6-mile trail excellent for rock-climbing, is fur-friend friendly, and features a stunning lake. 

Looking for a fun activity for the kids? Summer camp for the little ones at Earthbeat Choir is a local treasure where your children can develop their love for music and art. 


Roaring Fork School District includes: 
  • Basalt Elementary School, grades PK-4, a public school with individualized reading and math instruction with a rigorous K-4 dual-language program
  • Basalt Middle School, grade 5-8, a public school that encourages students with their motto, "Work Hard, Be Kind, Achieve"
  • Basalt High School, grades 9-12, a public school dedicated to equipping students with the knowledge, skills, habits of mind and personal qualities to achieve success in the 21st century world and to create choices for his or her future.
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