Exploring the Valley
Get lost, have adventures, make memories!
Consider the Redstone Inn your home base as you embark on daily adventures around the Crystal Valley and beyond! There are countless activities and destinations to explore in the valley. Below you will find a short list of recommendations we have for guests at the inn. Don't forget to stop by the concierge before heading out for the day (or night). No matter what your interests, our team will be able to point you in the right direction.
Avalanche Ranch is a short drive from Redstone and boasts 3 luxurious pools (reservations only). Guests can also enjoy Penny Hot Springs on State Highway 133, just past mile marker 55.
Within minutes of the Redstone, you can embark on a number of breathtaking hikes along cascading creeks and into high-alpine meadows exploding with wild flowers and wildlife.
Stay at The Inn and fish for $45.00 a day! Guests enjoy fly fishing on 1.5 miles of the privately stocked Crystal River. All fishing is "catch and release." Guides and equipment are available at The Crystal Fly Shop. State licenses are required.
There is plenty to explore in the historic village of Redstone, including The Redstone Art Gallery, Mountain Mercantile, Crystal River Collectibles, General Store and more!
The Redstone Castle is on the National Register of Historic Places and provides a unique glimpse into the personal styles and social culture of America’s elite at the turn of the 20th century. Private tours are available (reservations required).
Take a guided Crystal River Jeep Tour to historic Crystal City and the Crystal Mill. Experience breathtaking views and wild flowers along the Lead King Basin road or the valley panorama from the top of Sheep Mountain.
The site of a defunct mill, that once supplied marble for the construction of the Lincoln Memorial. The remnants of white marble buildings stand in stark contrast to the surrounding forest. There are historical markers throughout the park.
The Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness was one of five areas in Colorado designated as wilderness in the original Wilderness Act of 1964. The Wilderness area surrounds the extremely popular Maroon Bells Scenic Area.
Aspen (about an hour drive from Redstone) is nestled in the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains. Visitors can enjoy renowned arts and culture, exceptional cuisine, countless outdoor pursuits and, of course, world-class winter sports.