Welcome to Woody Creek
Located eight miles from Downtown Aspen, Woody Creek is a charming, unincorporated area that offers off-the-beaten-path serenity while remaining close by. It’s a quick 15-minute drive to everything that Central Core has to offer while appreciating rural quietude and breathtaking bucolic views. Quaint country homesteads are Woody Creek’s most popular dwellings. The idyllic countryside swaddles homes with gorgeous scenery. Ranches are also abundant here, and the scenery is scattered with grazing cattle and roaming horses near wide open plains and the coursing river. Embrace rustic chic at its finest in this one-of-a-kind community.
What to Love
- Spacious lots with plenty of acreage
- Historic ambiance
- Close to the Roaring Fork River
- Bucolic scenery
- Peace and solitude
People & Lifestyle
Country living is at its best in Woody Creek, where ranchland is the norm and spacious lots allow for optimum privacy. This historic area showcases Aspen’s silver mining past. The adventurous will enjoy the area’s plethora of outdoor activities, from wintertime cross-country skiing and snowboarding to summer hiking, biking, rafting, and stand-up paddleboarding. Nearby Aspen Valley Hospital grants residents ease of mind with outstanding medical care nearby. This award-winning facility routinely ranks among the nation’s best.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Woody Creek has several local eateries to satisfy your cravings. Woody Creek Tavern
is an incredible Mexican restaurant that offers robust flavors and the best tamales in the Roaring Fork River Valley. They have become a tourist attraction in their own right for their eclectic decor, timeless appeal, and association with writer and local legend Hunter S. Thompson. The design is an amalgamation of every person who worked there, and their menu touts blue agave margaritas that are perfect any time of year.
Regardless of the activity, Aspen Outfitting Company offers an abundance of goods for outdoor activities, from fly fishing to hiking, hunting, and biking. The company also offers one-of-a-kind outings for all-day adventures—whether you’re interested in clay target shooting, horseback riding, or whitewater rafting.
Things to Do
Woody Creek keeps you close to Aspen’s four ski slopes—Buttermilk, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Snowmass. In the summertime, nature enthusiasts can convene with nature while horseback riding, hiking, or whitewater rafting. Golfers have a multitude of courses to choose from at the Aspen Golf Club
and the Maroon Creek Club
Woody Creek residents are a close drive to Aspen’s Central Core, where there is an abundance of luxury retailers, upscale eateries, and all-day entertainment. Avid music lovers have ample opportunities to enjoy world-class performances at the Aspen Music Festival
and Aspen Jazz Festival
. For over three decades, The Aspen Food & Wine Classic
has celebrated outstanding chefs and vintners by bringing world-class talent and extraordinary cuisine to Aspen’s Main Street. Thrillseekers love attending The X Games
, which has been hosted in Aspen for 20 consecutive years, while Gay Ski Week
is an LGBTQ-friendly travel event.
Woody Creek students can enroll in Aspen’s highly-rated schools for a top-notch education. A few of the most notable educational facilities in the area include:
- Aspen Elementary School, PK-4
- Aspen Country Day School PK-8
- Aspen High School, 9-12