511 Colorado Ave.
Carbondale, CO 81623
Phone: (970) 963-2733

Living Here

The town of Carbondale, CO is located 170 miles west of Denver, 12 miles from Glenwood Springs, and 30 miles from Aspen in the heart of Colorado's central Rocky Mountains. Sitting at the confluence of the Crystal and Roaring Fork Rivers, with an elevation of 6,181 feet, and the majestic 12,953-foot Mount Sopris towering above, Carbondale is the outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Carbondale also enjoys an average of 295 days of sunshine, low humidity, cold but mild winters and comfortable summers. There is plenty to do, including hiking, biking, golfing, kayaking, and world-class fly fishing. In winter, enjoy excellent cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling, or ski one of Aspen’s four mountains.

Carbondale was recognized as a Bike Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. Read more about it here.

Carbondale offers convenient access to three commercial airports: Aspen, Eagle, and Grand Junction. It is approximately a three hour drive to Denver International Airport.

Carbondale is becoming recognized as a participant in the sustainability movement, with local environmental companies like SunSense, Solar Energy International, GreenSpot, and InPower Systems making their homes here.  In addition, there is year round, locally grown organic produce available from Osage Gardens, and local grass fed beef, chicken, pork, and lamb from Crystal River Meats.  Carbondale is a progressive, family friendly community offering a wonderful lifestyle. 


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