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Aspen Center for Environmental Studies

100 Puppy Smith St, Aspen, CO 81611-1451
+1 970-925-5756
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Don't Miss ACES when in Aspen!

Attended the Christmas Open House and had a great time. Loved everything about ACES. Bonfire, Aspen... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Oxford, Michigan
Amazing experience at various locations

What a treat! In Aspen, see live birds of prey, and take a nature walk along trails near beautiful... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
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100 Puppy Smith St, Aspen, CO 81611-1451
+1 970-925-5756
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Attended the Christmas Open House and had a great time. Loved everything about ACES. Bonfire, Aspen Brewery craft brews,tasty appetizers and beautiful setting. Highly recommend!! Love the resident raptors!!!

Thank Snoil54
Reviewed 29 March 2017

What a treat! In Aspen, see live birds of prey, and take a nature walk along trails near beautiful dams. Abundant waterfowl. In Basalt, visit a working farm with many animals and vegetable greenhouses. Great activity books for children. Highly recommended. Very friendly and engaging...More

Thank DRS69
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We booked a snow shoe tour with ACES and did the Ashcroft Snow Shoe tour. This was my first time to Aspen or Colorado. We enjoyed our Snow shoeing and it was a lot of fun!!! Going to Pinecreek Cookhouse was also a neat experience...More

Thank Patty M
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Wonderful field classes and interesting indoor talks for adults and children - peaceful spot at the edge of town - has evolved with Aspen over the years and getting better all the time!

Thank Snowwillow
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to aspen many years and aces is always a family favorite. The preserve is amazing with short and easy trails to take in the serenity. Plan to spend 30min to 1hr here.

1  Thank bayardyoung
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Super kid friendly. The staff was totally accommodating to toddlers. The self paced tour was awesome. Allowed the kids to learn at their own pace.

Thank Jai D
Reviewed 8 April 2016

While my family enjoyed some great spring skiing, I ventured out on snowshoe with a guide from ACES. We lucked out with the weather, having a warm and sunny adventure that led us to the top of Aspen mountain to discover the beauty and majesty...More

Thank Judith L
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took a break from skiing to take the ACES snowshoe tour on top of Aspen mountain and it was totally worth it! Experiencing the silence of the snow-clad trees amid the deep drifts of snow was surreal! Our guide (Lauren) was...More

Thank robbgb1
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We took a snowshoeing tour up in Aspen Mountain with guide Chris and we learned so much about the environment, the animals, the climate, etc. He was very knowledgeable, friendly and kept the tour at an easy pace considering it was snowing and a bit...More

Thank nepite
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Stopped by in the early evening to watch the birds being fed. Very interesting to watch, the women who were working were friendly and full of information for us. I think anyone would enjoy a stop here.

Thank 1995sb21
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