This down-home, growing, outdoorsy community about 30 miles west of Vail features friendly folks and a cozy mountain setting where residents and visitors love to challenge themselves on some of nature's fnest playgrounds. Not only is this town close to Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts, it's also just east on I-70 from stunning Glenwood Canyon and some prime whitewater rafting. Explore the area at the Eagle County Historical Society's Chambers' Park Local Historical Museum.
Shoppers will find a variety of mountain gifts in the Historic Central Business District in downtown Eagle. Restaurants offer everything from down-to-earth eateries and cafes to lively watering holes with culinary offerings that reflect the richness and diversity of the region.
Eagle is a place where residents take snowmobiles to pick out the perfect Christmas tree. Around here, cross-county skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice fishing, mountain biking, hiking, rafting, lake and stream fishing, golfing and camping are just some of the outdoor recreation you can experience. Anglers can cast right from town along the Eagle River or fish year round at Sylvan Lake State Park just 15 miles from Eagle. Around town, Bureau of Land Management and national forest lands offer 300 miles of four-wheel-drive and mountain-biking trails, and the Eagle County Regional Airport is just five minutes away.