Eagle

Colorado

Visit Eagle Site

Eagle is located along the Eagle River and on the west side of the Vail Valley, Eagle is an extremely outdoorsy town that has abundant recreational options for everyone. The town is surrounded by town-owned open space and has several panoramic trails for all types of skills and ages. Eagle features several iconic restaurants, shops, galleries, dining places, a movie theater, and a bowling alley. Attend one of the many festivals, concerts, and events that Eagle hosts every year.

TOWN PROFILE

Population: 6,961
Elevation:  6,601 feet
Temperatures:

  • Winter: 10°-30°
  • Spring: 35°- 65°
  • Summer: 50°- 80°
  • Autumn: 30°-60°

Claim to Fame: Eagle is well-known to outdoor enthusiasts for its extensive trail terrain for mountain biking, hiking, and trail running.

MAIN ATTRACTIONS

Sylvan Lake State Park is nestled in the heart of the Rockies and surrounded by gorgeous scenery and the White River National Forest. It is conveniently located approximately ten miles southwest of Eagle and is the perfect setting for fishing, hiking, picnicking, kayaking, and camping. There are 44 campsites, nine cabins, and three yurts available to reserve for overnight stays. You can also enjoy the seven miles of state park trails and convenient access to the national forest.

Eagle is know for its trail system Trails which is perfect for hiking, running, and biking. These activities are exhilarating ways to enjoy the town’s majestic natural scenery. You can enjoy everything from short loops with the kids to epic backpacking adventures; the opportunities for outdoor adventures are limitless.

Eagle Climbing Fitness is an indoor climbing facility that offers many activities for everyone, from beginners to professional climbers. The facility is built for hosting climbing competitions and special events, team practices, lessons, birthday parties, and youth programs. They also offer yoga and fitness classes throughout the week.

Mountain Recreation Pool & Ice Rink is another must-visit when in town. Take lessons, host parties, or just head there for a slippery adventure. In the summertime, the outdoor pool allows you to enjoy a presently warm day in Eagle, the pool features a kids’ area and slides to make it even more fun for the kids. Adjacent to the pool, there are tennis courts, a two-acre BMX track, and access to Eagle’s mountain biking trail system.

SIGNATURE EVENTS

Bonfire Block Party is a special three-day family-friendly event that takes place on the corner of 2nd street and Broadway in downtown Eagle. The Block Party features live music, catered brunch, the spectacular lineup of performers, food vendors, and craft beers.

The month Art Walk brings together local businesses and artists for an outdoor market with specials and plenty of opportunities to enjoy Eagle’s spirit. This is a free, family-friendly event with many fun activities for kids. Art Walk takes place in downtown Eagle on the second Friday of every month.

Christmas on Broadway is an extremely charming event that transforms downtown Eagle into a Christmas village on the first Saturday of December. The event features a traditional parade, Santa Claus, floats, and decorate vehicles. Some of the activities that the event offers are a Santa’s Workshop, a Live Nativity, a blazing bonfire, and live music. Christmas on Broadway has been coordinated for more than a quarter of a century.

ShowDownTown is an outdoor weekly event that features free music supplemented by a host of kid’s activities to keep the entire family entertained. Bring a blanket and chairs and have a charming, laid-back evening with friends or family. Beer and wine are permitted in the park. ShowDownTown concerts are hosted on Thursdays throughout the summer at Eagle Town Park.

DINING

Eagle has several restaurants, cafes, and breweries to tour while in town. There are several local, fresh, and organic dining options that will make you feel at home. From Southern BBQ to steakhouse to sushi, the dining experience in Eagle offers something for everyone. Many of the restaurants offer live music and relaxing patios to soak up the sun.