Redstone provides access to a varied group of recreation opportunities. The Maroon Bells - Snowmass Wilderness Area and White River National Forest comprise the public lands in the area. Activities include but are not limited to hiking, horseback riding, backpacking, fishing, mountain bike riding, motorcycle and OHV riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing.
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Overlooking the Crystal River Valley from the lower end of the Placita Trail
Redstone is also a historic district that began as a coal mining town. The Redstone Castle, built by the mine owner, and the coke ovens, which line Highway 133, are standing reminders of the bygone mining economy that stimulated settlement of the area.
Directions from Carbondale: From Carbondale travel south on Hwy. 133 to Redstone.
May through September
(NOTE: Snow may prevent access to roads and trails at higher elevations.)