Back in August, my husband and I ran down South to Aspen to pick up my daughter from a week of adventure camp. What a great excuse to run around and try and capture some nature photos. Aspen, Colorado is home to so many creatures and trails- there's a plethora of activities do (like most of Colorado :)) But what is unique to Aspen is its community's respect for its natural habitats. Cars are forbidden from parking at the trail heads after 8am and before 7pm. Instead- they instruct you to take a bus in order to limit the amount of traffic. Same goes for Basalt! All this came to a surprise when I snuck away to experience the ever famous Maroon Bells. So instead I parked about a mile outside the trailhead and hiked with my camera. I attempted to catch some wildlife by finding a little shrub to hide in for 45 min- and indeed found a marmot (cute lil guy!) but mostly I experienced cyclers and horse back riding. So lesson to be had- although the traffic is limited, the people WILL COME. In Maroon Bells I suggest planning to book it nice and early so as to avoid traffic, because you are not allowed to leave the trails either.
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