Million Dollar Views for Free
The beauty of the Vail Valley is the variety of terrain and climate within the region. If you do not like the weather, just drive 15 miles. Down the river valley floor west of Edwards, you begin to a shift in plant life. Welcome to the high mountain desert.
There are plenty of places to see from just the roadside alone through Glenwood Canyon or along Colorado River Road. If you are looking to hike, visit the White River National Forest office in Minturn for trail information. The ranger station is located just south of I-70 at the 171 exit for Minturn.