Welcome to Snowmass Village
Peaceful mountain life with recreation galore
The beautiful mountain landscape makes Snowmass Village a premier destination for all sorts of outdoor recreation—like hiking and camping in the warmer months. Later in the year, the winter wonderland makes it perfect for skiing and snowboarding.
Once an area used for hunting and fishing by the Ute Indians
pre the 1850s, then later inhabited by ranchers in the 1880s, it wasn’t until the late 1960s
that this community became ski-centric. Today, it’s an incredibly popular location for luxury homes. As of November 2021, the median single-family home value in Snowmass Village is $5,928,023, while the median condo or townhouse value is $1,224,015.
What to Love
- Gorgeous scenery
- Pavillion-style mall and base village with many of restaurants and shops to enjoy
- Breathtaker Alpine Coaster rollercoaster ride through the forest
- Anderson Ranch arts center with its education of many art forms such as woodworking and ceramics
People & Lifestyle
People of all ages reside in Snowmass Village, namely families, retirees, and professionals. Most people have a short 10-minute commute
to work, and people tend to drive. About a quarter of folks walk to work, as this town is both beautiful and dynamic. You won’t have to travel far to meet all of your needs.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
There are plenty of events going on all year in Snowmass Village to satisfy your cravings for entertainment. Music on the Mountains
is just one option for many to enjoy some yummy food and watch live performances.
Whether you’re hitting the slopes or the green, Four Mountain Sports
is a great source for all your outdoor recreation apparel needs. For a more comprehensive selection of shops, including Local Color for clothing and Blazing Adventures for sports equipment rentals, Snowmass Mall
has you covered. You can also stop by the Snowmass Recreation Center
, which features family-friendly amenities like a skate park, gymnasium, and climbing wall.
For a scrumptious Italian meal of homemade pasta or pizza, check out Slice of Italy
. Sip on a specialty cocktail while you warm up with some stew after a cold day on the slopes at The Stew Pot
. Delicious crepes—both sweet and savory—and a hot cup of joe can be found at The Crepe Shack
Things to Do
If you enjoy spending your free time outdoors, you’ll fit right in here, as the natural surroundings make Snowmass Village the perfect destination for outdoor adventures. Prefer to lay low and catch a show instead? This town has that, too!
During the winter months, feast your eyes on the stunning and interactive installations of Snowmass Luminescence
. Featuring interactive pieces like Submergence by Squidsoup and The Tunnel, it’s a hands-on experience the whole family can enjoy.
is a highly acclaimed Oscar-qualifying film festival you will not want to miss. Catch a free concert every Thursday night during the summer months at the Snowmass Free Concert Series
. Whether you prefer reggae or country, you’ll surely find a Thursday night that offers your favorite style of music. If you seek some jazz education or a live show, the nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the art form, Jazz Aspen Snowmass
, will have your needs covered.
Hiking, fishing, skiing—the list of outdoor activities available to you is endless! For a summertime hike, Rim Trail South
is a lovely 7.4-mile dog-friendly option with its lush scenery. Enjoy the view as you bike down the Deadline Trail or find a more difficult trail to satisfy the daredevil in you, as there are several mountain biking trails on Sky Mountain
Several educational noteworthy schools are available, some of which are:
- Little Red Schoolhouse, Preschool ages 1-5, a very small school where children get to have fun and their interests are nurtured
- Aspen Community School, grades K-8, a public charter school featuring the Arts Choices program, a 3-week intensive opportunity for students grades 5-8 where they work with local artists
- Aspen High School, grades 9-12, a public school with integrated career and technical education programs