Tires for the Rocky Mountain Terrain

Sage Outdoor Adventures introduces you to the mystery of the most recently extinct volcano in Colorado, on 6,000 acres of private land in addition to 14,000 acres of public land in the Castle Peak Wilderness Study Area.

With Nova Guides, you can explore the rich history of Camp Hale where the 10th Mountain Army Division trained, offering views of four different mountain ranges and the Continental Divide on one of their guided ATV tours.

The Rocky Mountain Sports Riders (RMSR) have worked to meet a recreational need in the Vail Valley and surrounding areas. Dry Lake Motocross Park is the only large track of its kind between Denver and Grand Junction, which is sure to draw sports riders alike. The Dry Lake Motocross Park hours are sunrise to sunset, May 1st to September 30th,

Golf Anyone?

If you’re ready to hit the links, head to the Eagle Ranch Golf Club or Gypsum Creek Golf Club to play an earlier spring round of golf with stunning views of the mountain landscapes.

More golf courses become available as the spring season progresses, including: Beaver CreekEagle Vail, Red Sky Ranch, and eventually opening in the spring season, Vail Golf Club.

The challenging golf courses will test your abilities but the spectacular views of the surrounding will test your ability to concentrate on the game.

Photo courtesy Lakota Guides

Whitewater Rafting & River Parks

The owners of Sage Outdoor Adventures were the first people to ever commercial raft the local rivers, 40 years ago.  This experience has allowed us to build the most exclusive experience you will find when it comes to whitewater rafting in Colorado.  We guarantee you won’t find a better team of guides anywhere else.

Practice your whitewater skills or watch the locals at Eagle River Park, the newest in-stream whitewater features in Eagle County. Park facilities are still under construction, but the in-stream features are ready to rock! Town of Avon also features a whitewater park to get some thrills or watch the riders.

Photo courtesy Mango's Mountain Grill

Get Some Grub

Get off the beaten path and head 2 miles south on Highway 24 to the Minturn Saloon, the Vail Valley’s most historic restaurant. There is something for everyone on the Saloon’s menu and be sure to enjoy a famous margarita on their riverside deck.

Take it to the Park

Take an incredibly scenic drive west on I-70 to Glenwood Springs, where a host of adventures await. Glenwood Springs is approximately 35 minutes west of Eagle, which is 30 minutes west of Vail, and no matter where you’re staying, it is certainly worth the trip. The drive through Glenwood Canyon is breathtaking.

Thrills await all ages at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park where you’ll ride a tram to the top of the canyon, then swing out over it on the Giant Canyon Swing, ride the Cliffhanger Coaster, drop 110 feet in the Haunted Mine Drop or speed downhill on the Alpine Coaster. Less thrilling but equally as interesting are the Fairy Caves, which were discovered in the 1950s. The Historic Fairy Caves Tour is a 40-minute guided walking tour and is appropriate for most fitness levels. This tour leads you on a quarter-mile-long underground stroll through hidden regions, some of which were only recently excavated. Relax after a day of adventure in a natural mineral water soaking pool at Iron Mountain Hot Springs.

Tires on the Pavement

After the winter season, the locals can’t wait to get on their road bikes and start soaking up the longer and warmer days, and the town of Avon prides itself on being biker-friendly with plenty of bike lanes throughout the area.

Join them by bringing your own bike to pound the pavement of these challenging roadways, or rent your equipment from Vail Sports or Venture Sports, with multiple, convenient locations throughout the valley.

Explore Vail like never before! Use Vail Segway Tours with their all-terrain Segways and their friendliest of guides. You will “glide” by Ford Gardens, Vail Village, Lionshead and along the Gore Creek Path on this amazing outdoor adventure, while learning about local history and the geography of the Rocky Mountains. Great family fun!

Local Tips:

There are not too many places where you can bike from town-to-town. Eagle has built a bike path to begin the completion of the bike trails to connect riders from Silverthorne to Aspen, passing through Vail, Avon, Edwards, Eagle and Glenwood Springs. Rent an electric bike, and see the amazing views, rivers and canyon walls.