It’s what defines us – the rivers, the mountains, the trees and the land. The outdoors are the reason Aspen is beloved by people around the world, and we strive to keep the pristine beauty intact for generations to come. We've gathered some tips on how to get outside and enjoy our trails, spend the night under the stars, bring your pooch along, enjoy the Maroon Bells and educate yourself about wildlife and wildfires in the area. We hope that these tips compiled by locals assist you in enjoying all of Aspen's attractions. Take the Colo-Ready Quiz to find out how prepared you are for exploring Colorado.