Missouri Heights is a rural, private area that spans a thirty-mile mesa above Basalt and Carbondale. Characterized by spectacular and sweeping views of the entire Elk Mountain Range including Mt. Sopris, wide open spaces and a variety of amazing wildlife, Missouri Heights is truly a unique and special place to live in.
The neighborhood is notable for its horse properties and expansive ranches, so bring your horses to fully take advantage of the countless horseback riding trails that Missouri Heights has to offer. Surrounded by thousands of acres, Missouri Heights offers limitless possibilities for recreation. Located adjacent to the National Forest and recreational Basalt Mountain, there are an abundance of outdoor activities to participate in. From horseback riding to hiking, biking, cross country skiing and snowmobiling, dirt biking and jeeping, there’s something for everyone.
On a beautiful summer evening, enjoy nature from your own expansive veranda and soak in the peace and tranquility. Enjoy awe-inspiring sunrises and dramatic sunsets from your own backyard. Missouri Heights is home to abundant wildlife including elk, deer, fox and coyote and the beautiful Spring Park Reservoir, which is a renowned bird sanctuary.
Another appealing feature of Missouri Heights is its proximity to civilization even though it feels like you are completely disconnected from the rest of the world. Located only 10-20 minutes away from some of the best groceries, shops and restaurants in the quaint towns of Basalt and Carbondale. Missouri Heights is only 30-45 minutes away from Aspen/Snowmass and the surrounding resorts, if you would like to take a day or weekend trip up valley to experience these famous resorts.