Roaring Fork Schools are located amidst the majestic Elk Mountain Range, the waters of the Roaring Fork, Crystal and Colorado rivers, and commanding presence of Mount Sopris. The three rivers provide endless possibilities for river-water adventures.
Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking
Carbondale Chamber - http://www.carbondale.com/activities-recreation/whitewater-rafting
Glenwood Springs Chamber – http://www.glenwoodchamber.com/business/ACTIVITIES/RAFTINGKAYAKING
Gold Medal Fly Fishing – courtesy Basalt Chamber of Commerce
Frying Pan River One of the world’s most renowned tailwater fisheries, the Frying Pan River is located in Basalt, is known for its ease of wading, year-round hatches and trout that often exceed ten pounds.
Roaring Fork River With over sixty miles of fishable water, the Roaring Fork River offers anglers superb wade and float fishing opportunities from Aspen to Glenwood Springs. This freestone gem offers everything from classic dry fly slicks to pocket water and everything in between.
Colorado River Just a short 20 minute drive from Basalt, The Colorado is often the river the guides fish on their off-days as no other river offers more mystery and magic than the Colorado. This river is often wade fished though truly fishes best by float fishing. Strong, hard fighting fish including exotic species call the Colorado River home.
For information on fly fishing in Carbondale and Basalt visit: