Projects

The City of Aspen is a tourist based community which experiences an increasingly abundant level of visitors seasonally. We, with the help of the community, determine the need for capital improvement projects. Here you will find a list of past, present, and future projects.

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This plan will guide the administration of the existing wildlife, equestrian, and agricultural heritage with potential new recreation and development opportunities.
This table shows the department monitoring data collected at the Recycle Center Vault Outfall over the past month and a half worth of runoff events. Water Runoff DataSample DateSample TimeEvent Type E...
Parks and Open Space is preparing a management plan for the Marolt and Thomas properties to aid the efficient and effective management of the site. This new planning document will outline appropriate ...
Property Description Freddie Fischer Park is a 0.42 acres parcel with in the city limits owned by Aspen Valley Land Trust and managed by the City of Aspen Open Space and Parks Department under the ter...
Stein Park is one of Aspen’s most-used parks and provides a rare easily accessible access to the Roaring Fork River. Pedestrians, cyclists, picnickers, kayakers, rafters, fishermen, cross- country ski...
The acquisition of the 70+ acre James H. Smith North Star Open Space (“the Property”) is a highly significant conservation achievement for the upper valley. The Property links Pitkin County’s 174 acre...
Red Butte Open Space (also known as Ute Butte) is a 35-acre parcel within the city limits and a a steep ridge, covered mostly by pinon and Utah juniper trees. Chokecherries, serviceberries, mountain m...
Many Aspen residents may be unaware of the fact that significant urban development could have enveloped not only Smuggler Mountain, but Hunter Creek as well. Imagine the fact that in the late nineteen...
In 2012, Pitkin County Open Space and Trails (OST) and the City of Aspen (COA) partnered to purchase the Lindsay Parcel. The Lindsay Parcel encompasses approximately seven acres located on the northwe...
Pitkin County Open Space and Trails (OST), the Town of Snowmass Village, the City of Aspen, and the Aspen Valley Land Trust have partnered on one of the most dramatic purchases of Open Space in the hi...