Best known for Ruedi Reservoir and the Gold Medal trout fishing on the Frying Pan River, Basalt is 18 miles down valley from Aspen.

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Ruedi Reservoir is also a popular regional destination for boating and other watersports. Basalt is a hub for mountain biking in the Roaring Fork Valley. Historic downtown Basalt offers quaint restaurants, shops and boutique hotels along Midland Avenue. Fly fishing cabins and multiple tackle shops offer fly fishing enthusiasts lodging, supplies and boat tours year-round. 
Basalt also includes the town annex Willits that serves as another, newer bustling area with shops, restaurants, commercial businesses, a hotel, loft residences and the new performing arts center called TACAW.
Notable neighborhoods here include Southside, Elk Run, Old Town (historic downtown Basalt), Holland Hills and Aspen Junction. The Emma and West Sopris Creek areas offer ranchettes and rural living. The Roaring Fork Club is a private golf and fly fishing club with 60 cabins just outside of Basalt.

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