CO-82, Aspen, CO 8161
The Devil’s Punchbowl, a popular cliff jumping spot, is a section of large rocks where water pools along the Roaring Fork River near Independence Pass just past mile marker 50 on Independence Pass Road (HWY 82).
The Roaring Fork River has several little waterfalls the ends up in the deep swimming hole. This is a must see if you are driving up to the Independence Pass.
While Driving from Aspen on CO-82 towards Independence Pass there is a small pull off that is not marked on the right side of the road. You can park there and hike down the rocks about 200 ft to the Devil’s Punch Bowl.
Note: The water is very cold, be prepared. Exercise extreme caution if choosing to jump.
Learn More: Independence Pass, Buena Vista
Fun Fact: For those who prefer to stay on dry land, there are several spots across from the Devil’s Punchbowl to watch cliff jumpers. Exercise extreme caution if choosing to jump.