Sky Mountain Park

Skyline Ridge Trail follows the ridge of Sky Mountain Park as autumn colors take hold

Total acreage: 2,400
Year of acquisition: 1991-2010
Purchase partners: Pitkin County, City of Aspen, Town of Snowmass Village, GOCO
Conservation easements: 241 acres

Key features: Wildlife habitat, protected views and recreational trails spread over a conglomeration of open space holdings centered in the Brush Creek Valley. Most of the trails are closed seasonally from Dec. 1 through May 15 for protection of wintering wildlife and many trails are closed to dogs. In addition, the park is closed from dusk to dawn and all singletrack trails are off-limits to e-bikes and other motorized uses. Trailhead parking at Buttermilk, Brush Creek Park-and-Ride and Snowmass Village Recreation Center. 
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Nearest towns: Snowmass Village, Aspen                               

KEY LINKS                               
Sky Mountain Park Management Plan (2021)
Sky Mountain Park StoryMap (2011-2021 management)
Sky Mountain Park Management Plan Summary (2021)
Vegetation and Wildlife Monitoring Report Update (2020)
Sky Mountain Park Management Plan (2012)
Ecological Integrity Assessment - Brush Creek Riparian Habitat (2018)
Lower Brush Creek Geomorphological Assessment (2017)
Sky Mountain Park Annual Wildlife Monitoring Report (2017)
Biological and Historical Resource Surveys (2016)
Sky Mountain Park Vegetation Assessment (2015)
Brush Creek Stream Health Survey (2014)
Silverleaf Milkvetch Plant Surveys (2012)
Biological and Historical Resource Surveys (2011)
Airport Ranch Vegetation - Ecological Resources (2005)
Airport Ranch Open Space Plant Communities (2004)
Seven Star Open Space Vegetation (2003)