- The list below includes 72 free or cheap things to do in or near Crested Butte, Colorado, including 44 different types of inexpensive activities like Hiking Trails, Movie Theaters, Scenic Drives and Walking Trails.
- From Kebler Pass to Schofield Pass, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Crested Butte and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gunnison, Aspen and Snowmass Village.
Upper Upper Loop is a hiking trail which offers varied levels of hiking with its relaxing lower loop and a moderately difficult upper loop. The trail provides panoramic views of the surroundings and is much frequented by hikers and mountain bikers.
Fantasy Ranch Outfitters offer supervised horseback rides on selected trails that lie between Crested Butte and Aspen and pass through many scenic vistas along the way like the West Elk, Raggeds and Maroon Bells Wilderness.
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Outpost Building, Crested Butte, CO 81225 MoreLess Info
The Trailhead Children's Discovery Museum offers a wide range of entertaining activities for younger children with their interactive exhibits spread across two floors and many play areas including a separate arts and music section.
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331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 MoreLess Info
Built inside the oldest standing building in the area, Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum has an eclectic collection of artifacts categorized as the exhibits of the history of coal mining and skiing as well as a model railroad and town, and a Mountain Bike Hall of Fame.
Established in 1953, the Lazy F Bar Ranch is a family-owned business that provides a number of services for its guests to enjoy. Guided and unguided hunting trips, sleigh ride dinners, and making wedding cakes are among the services provided.