Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, Aspen

4.9
#19 of 75 in Things to do in Aspen
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES), a non-partisan, non-profit organization founded in 1968, provides enriching environmental literacy programs for kids, teens, and adults as well as community and business leaders. With four locations between Aspen and Carbondale, ACES offers year-round programs focused on science, ecology, natural history, stewardship, forest health, sustainable agriculture, civic leadership, and more. ACES is a Charity Navigator 4-star non-profit, the highest level of ranking from America's premier charity evaluator. For more information and a full listing of ACES offerings, visit www.aspennature.org.
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  • They do such an excellent job of educating. I have lived here for a long time, and really enjoy their summer continuing education classes in wildflowers, geology, mushrooms, butterflies, etc. So, the ...  more »
  • I took the ACES snowshoe tour at the top of the gondola in aspen with Hanna as our guide. It was a beautiful sunny day. The tour was a combination of nature and exercise. I had never snowshoed before ...  more »
  • We did the Ashcroft snowshoe tour to the Pine Creek Cookhouse. It was great!! The tour was fun, pretty easy and informative. The scenery was stunning and our tour guide, Jarron, was helpful, kind and ...  more »
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  • Awesome place to see some Rocky Mountain animals. There is a nice self guided trail and plenty of spots to take in the view along the way. Great for any occasion really:)
  • We had our wedding reception here on a rainy fall evening. The staff was so friendly, the space was super cozy, and all of our guests could not stop gushing over how beautiful everything was. Truly magical :)
  • Omg a hidden oasis in the middle of Aspen. I visited during the winter and it truly felt like a winter wonderland. I was the only person there and would love to retune during the summer. Did I mention it’s free?
  • Beautiful paths, great chance to get up close to some animals. Friendly staff. Highly recommend stopping by if you're in Aspen.
  • Extremely friendly staff and a beautiful snowshoe trail made for a wonderful visit.
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