Open Space

Wetlands in AspenOver 1.100 acres of open space can be found within and around the City of Aspen. The City is proud to offer these vital resources to the public, providing a natural experience for you to explore and enjoy. The City of Aspen is committed to preserving, protecting, and enhancing its natural surroundings with the 2001 voter-approved funding for the purchase of open space. These parcels encompThe Open Space and Trail Board makes recommendations to City Council and Staff on the acquisition and management of open space.ass wetlands, shrub lands, and forested areas.

Open Space Board

The Open Space and Trail Board makes recommendations to City Council and Staff on the acquisition and management of open space.

Open Space Guide

View a list of our open spaces.

For additional information, email Ben Carlsen Open Space Manager or call him at 970-429-2034.

The City of Aspen is a participating member of COSA, Colorado Open Space Alliance.