Carbondale is a charming community full of active lifestyles -
Located 170 miles west of Denver and 30 miles from Aspen, Carbondale sits at an altitude of 6,171 feet.
Publicized as one of the “Top 12 Towns” in the “50 Next Great Places to Live and Play” by National Geographic Adventure magazine, and as one of the “50 Best Places to Live/Most Active Towns” by Men’s Journal magazine, Carbondale is a great location for recreation enthusiasts.
The Carbondale area enjoys an average of 295 days of sunshine per year, low humidity, and mild winters. You will have plenty to do living here, including biking, hiking, gold-medal fly-fishing, kayaking, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and so much more! If you are looking to just sit back and enjoy the ride, the West Elk Loop (a Colorado Scenic Byway) starts/ends in Carbondale.
Carbondale residents take pride in their sense of community and offers great dining, art and artists, renewable energy and resources, community gatherings and events.