The Town of Basalt is situated in Eagle and Pitkin counties, Colorado. Snuggled in the middle of the striking Sopris and Basalt mountains, Basalt attracts thousands of visitors interested in cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in impeccably serene mountain wilderness. The place also provides an ideal setting for fishing enthusiasts as it is nestled at the convergence of two Gold Medal rivers, the Frying Pan River and the Roaring Fork River. Ruedi Reservoir is known for its outdoor recreational activities including windsurfing, sailing, and skiing. You can also visit the White River National Forest for angling and trekking.