Visit Edwards Site

Edwards may be small, but it is one of the most picturesque towns in Colorado. The town offers different thrilling activities such as fly-fishing with a guide, floating down the Eagle River and hiking through stunning wilderness areas. Edwards is nestled in the Vail Valley, west of Vail and Beaver Creek, known for their ski slopes, which makes this town an excellent base for your Vail Valley vacation. The most charming and popular spot to hang out in Edwards is its modern downtown area, Riverwalk, located next to the Eagle River. Riverwalk at Edwards is a lovely setting that lets you enjoy nature while stopping into the many restaurants, boutiques and galleries. The town also features a movie theater, a hotel, and a variety of professional services, in additional to the endless outdoor activity options.


Population: 10,266
Elevation: 7,220 feet

  • Winter: 20°-45°
  • Spring: 30°- 65°
  • Summer: 55°- 80°
  • Autumn: 30°-65°

Claim to Fame: Home to the pedestrian-friendly Riverwalk, Edwards serves up a variety of inviting shops and eateries, from local craft breweries to plenty of boutiques, art galleries and specialty shops. 


Edwards has something for everyone. Summer brings many outdoor activities such as biking, fishing, camping and hiking.

Riverwalk at Edwards offers a variety of shops and restaurants. It is situated along the river with a bike and walking path and picnic tables. 

Edwards Freedom Park is home to great and exciting soccer, lacrosse and baseball tournaments and leagues in the Vail Valley. The park offers a variety of amenities for the whole family. Freedom Park features a playground, kids splash park, covered picnic areas, volleyball courts, skate park and dog park.


Edwards has numerous dining places for everyone. Most of the restaurants have a patio, which allows you to enjoy a sunny warm day in the Vail Valley. The options include Italian, Chinese and Mexican food, in addition to contemporary cuisine, breweries, gourmet food, local markets, coffee shops and steakhouses. Whether you are looking to have a relaxing breakfast, brunch with friends or a sophisticated experience, Edwards has it all. It is the ideal place to enjoy a wonderful and unique experience. You can view Vail Valley restaurants and bars here.


The Edwards Corner Farmers’ Market is home to many high-quality Colorado’s farms and gourmet food products. These vendors come from all over Colorado with their freshly made specialties, beautiful art, delicious snacks, handmade crafts and more. You can enjoy this wonderful event from July through September. 


The Inn at Riverwalk is the perfect place to stay during your trip to the Vail Valley. It offers proximity to a variety of activities including shopping, dining, hiking and biking, as well as Vail and Beaver Creek’s ski slopes. The hotel also has one of the best pools in the valley. The pool is located along the banks of the Eagle River, which allows you to hear chirping birds, the sound of the wind and the river flowing. In addition to the outdoor pool, the hotel provides a spa tub, fitness center and restaurant on-site where guests can unwind with a drink.