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Summer in Eagle means longer days filled with sun and fun. It signals the beginning of favorite town events like ShowDown Town and Yoga in the Park. We celebrate our bike and outdoor culture with Eagle Outside Festival then we commemorate our roots during Eagle Flight Days. Eagle is the perfect summer basecamp.
Eagle, Single Track Haven
Eagle is a high-desert town… code for an extended biking season and trails that are open into mid-December. Over 100 miles of single track mountain biking trails and paved recreational trails all accessible from your hotel room, campsite or downtown pub. Just minutes from Interstate 70, bikers will experience a verity of mountain terrain from winding high-desert single track to aspen groves and dense fragrant evergreen forests.
Eagle River Park, Features 3 & 4 OPEN
Construction of the new in-stream features 3 & 4 of the Whitewater Park are complete and are open for use this spring and summer. The Eagle River Park will improve and conserve natural areas, open spaces and wildlife habitat, protect and improve water quality of the Eagle River, including enhanced river access and whitewater amenities. The Town of Eagle is exited for the progress made on this world-class whitewater park and recreation amenity that will serve community members and provide a venue for whitewater competitions, community events and enhance visitors to the area.
Exit at Eagle
Next time you’re on I-70 looking for an amazing Colorado leaf peeping opportunity, Exit at Eagle. Eagle, CO is located just off I-70 Exit 147, between the towns of Vail and Glenwood Springs. Eagle offers 100 miles of singletrack through December, stunning views of changing aspens at Sylvan Lake, and a leafing loop that rivals most Colorado destinations.
Fall Mountain Biking
Heavenly temperatures, changing trees and mountainous landscapes saturated with fiery reds, oranges and yellows are just some of the benefits from tuning up your bike this fall. Get up close and personal with the season’s color spectacle while filling up your lungs with crisp Colorado air.
Eagle offers a multitude of recreational access for snowy adventures. It’s the perfect basecamp to experience winter in the mountains or affordable dining and lodging for Vail Valley ski trips.
Experience the spectacular views of wintery peaks from Eagle this season. The light snow cover in town, coupled with mild temperatures, make for perfect winter trail adventures.
Eagle’s friendly mountain town vibe and outdoor culture will make you want to kick your feet up and stay awhile. Eagle offers a perfect place to hang out on your way to or back from any wintery escapades up and down the Vail Valley.
APRES IN EAGLE
Returning from a 10th Mountain Division Hut trip or any trail adventures are within walking/running/riding distance to the quaint downtown area and local brewers. Wind down from adventures in the backcountry or the slopes with a refreshing craft beer at Bonfire Brewing or 7 Hermits Brewing Company.
EAGLE YEAR ROUND ADVENTURE TOWN
The adventure mountain town vibe can be found all over the west, but what makes Eagle culture stand out is the dedication to fostering a love of the outdoors with its trailhead at your front door vibe. Even in the heart of winter, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, fat-biking are accessible from downtown. Elevation Outdoor’s acknowledges this when choosing Eagle as a top adventure town in 2017.
CATCH THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT IN EAGLE
Christmas on Broadway happens every year on December 2nd. The community comes together to kick off the holidays with a parade, bonfire, and of course a visit from Santa Claus.
SHOP IN EAGLE
Begin at the historic downtown and shop at few of the funky one-of-kind shops. Shopping in Eagle is a quintessential Colorado experience, from clothing, bike, consignment, art and gift shops in turn-of-the-century homes on Broadway and then venture to Eagle Ranch’s modern stores. A trip to Eagle is not complete without a visit to Baston’s Corner Store, where they really do have “Nearly Everything.”
Looking for a basecamp to experience spring in the mountains or affordable dining and lodging for your mud season mountain adventures? Exit at Eagle, CO located just off I-70 Exit 147, between Vail and Glenwood Springs. Eagle offers a multitude of recreational access for all.
Eagle is a high-desert town offering an early riding season and trails that are open April 15th. Over 100 miles of single track mountain biking trails and paved recreational trails all accessible from your hotel room, campsite or downtown pub. Just minutes from I-70, riders have the chance to experience a variety of mountain terrain from winding high-desert single track to aspen groves to the evergreen forests.
Whether you’re out for a 5k run or a 50-mile backcountry loop, Eagle is a great location for its trail running scene. Many of Eagle’s accessible from town hiking and mountain biking trails are well suited for trail running, like: Haymaker, Boneyard, Mayer Gulch, Riddle, The Wall, Bailey Trail, Turniphead, 2nd Gulch, 3rd Gulch, Abram’s Ridge and Abram’s Gulch.
The Vail Recreation District hosts the 11k Boneyard Boogie in Eagle as of the kick off race to its renowned La Sportiva Trail Running Series.
The new Eagle River Park is on track to open phase 1 in April 2018. The Town of Eagle will have a world-class whitewater park and new recreation amenities that will serve community members and provide a venue for whitewater competitions, community events and enhance visitor’s experiences to the area.
A boat ramp constructed at Eagle’s Chambers Park allows boaters easy access to whitewater adventures from float trips to exciting rapids right from town.
Exit at Eagle
Spring in Eagle means longer days filled with sun and fun. Eagle signals the changing of the seasons with nearly every weekend pack with events like Trail Jam celebrate the re-opening of our Open Space trails. We celebrate our bike and outdoor culture with Eagle Outside Festival and the Bonfire Blockparty, then we commemorate our roots during Eagle Flight Days.
Eagle is conveniently located off I-70 in the Vail Valley, but moments after taking Exit 147 you’ll find yourself surrounded by picturesque views and a vibrant mountain community.
Below is our recommended shotlist and a selection of some of our favorite shots of Eagle. To request a hi-res image from the gallery below or from our library please email us at [email protected].
- Areas of Interest
- Downtown Eagle
- Eagle River
- Eagle Singletrack Trail System
- Sylvan Lake
- Eagle County BMX Park
- Brush Creek Park and Pavillion
- Eagle Ranch Golf Course
- Flight Days
- ShowDown Town
- Yoga in the Park
- Yoga Festival
- Fourth of July
- Eagle Outside Festival + River Jam
- Bonfire Brewing Block Party