Vail

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J F M A M J J A S O N D

226 mi 364 km of trail 17 Featured Hikes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 32 Trails Intermediate Trails 38 Trails Hard Trails 9 Trails

Camping & Lodging

As a very popular resort destination, there are a multitude of places to stay from a tent to 5 star and beyond accommodation. Vail and Beaver Creek have oodles of hotel rooms and condos while Edwards west to Eagle has a handful of hotel options.

Camping is plentiful on USFS and BLM lands throughout the county from primitive sites to established campgrounds.

Visiting Tips

Up Valley - mid June to early October depending on the snow. Some Vail trails on the north side of I-70 are closed until June 15. Two Elk and Whiskey Creek are closed until July 1.

Down Valley - mid April to late October. Town of Eagle trails in Eagle Ranch are closed from December 15-April 15.

Other Activities

The Vail and Eagle Valleys are mountain playgrounds. Rafting, kayaking, and fly-fishing are just a few of the activities available when not hiking.

Food & Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

Big Bear Bistro The Arugula and Mona Lisa salads we're good.
297 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail CO — (970) 300-1394
Joe's Famous Deli Turkey day is the best sandwich ever
Bridge St, Vail CO — (970) 479-7580
Vendetta's Multi-level restaurant offers whatever experience you are looking for: pizza bar, sit-down restaurant and big, sunny back deck.
291 Bridge St, Vail CO — (970) 476-5070
George Restaurant & Pub A subterranean must-visit hot spot. The whole town can be quiet but this place will still be swarming with locals and visitors alike.
292 E Meadow Dr, Vail CO — (970) 476-2656
Yama Sushi Really fresh sushi. I loved the tuna tacos and tuna tartare. The space is small though so make sure you have a reservation.
168 E Gore Creek Dr, Vail CO — (970) 476-7332
Pazzo's Pizza Ok pizza. One of the best cheap meals in vail.
122 E Meadow Dr, Vail CO — (970) 476-9026
The Bully Ranch Stellar! Really enjoyed our Coldwell Banker Previews International Summit at this location!
20 Vail Rd, Vail CO — (970) 479-5460
Alpenrose Fat Tuesday $2 coors light! $5 mimosas! Get some!!
100 E Meadow Dr, Vail CO — (970) 476-8899
Blue Moose Pizza If you don't order the Autumn Pizza you're an idiot.
675 W Lionshead Cir, Vail CO — (970) 476-8666
The Little Diner The place seats 19. So if you're trying to catch first chair, there will most likely be a line and count from the beginning of the line. I was here on a Sunday and I was the 20/21st in line!
616 W Lionshead Cir, Vail CO — (970) 476-4279
Moe's Original BBQ The chicken wings are amazing. So is the jalapeƱo corn bread. Come early, there tends to be long lines.
616 W Lionshead Cir, Vail CO — (970) 479-7888
Game Creek Club If your with a bunch of dudes, drink espresso martinis. Very manly, and make sure to talk about scamming on females at loud volumes... Spring break
278 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail CO — (970) 754-4280
Gohan-Ya love the Udon Noodles!
2161 N Frontage Rd W, Vail CO — (970) 476-7570
Nozawa Sushi 50% Off All Rolls and Entrees tonight!
2211 N Frontage Rd W, Vail CO — (970) 476-9355
Westside Cafe and Market The Captain Crunch French Toast is the signature dish... for good reason. Great breakfast - be prepared to wait on weekends.
2211 N Frontage Rd W, Vail CO — (970) 476-7890
Minturn Saloon Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. Get a margarita.
146 Main St., Minturn CO — (970) 827-5954
Sticky Fingers Cafe And Bakery Cinnamon rolls great, don't bother with ice cream
132 Main Street, Minturn CO — (970) 827-5353
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474 Main Street, Minturn CO — (970) 827-9027
Nozawa Sushi The sushi is fresh and tastes pretty good!
Gondola Pizza The gondola pizza was out of this world!
240 Chapel Pl. #113, Avon CO — (970) 845-6000

Areas Within Vail

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48.5 mi 78.0 km
#1 Gore Range Trail
Frisco, CO
48.5 mi 78.0 km Frisco, CO
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Frisco, CO
2.2 mi 3.6 km Frisco, CO
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Mostly Dry - One small snow crossing that's very well trodden
41 days ago
1.2 mi 2.0 km
#3 Ptarmigan Loop
Vail, CO
1.2 mi 2.0 km Vail, CO
All Clear
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22 days ago
1.9 mi 3.1 km
#4 Royal Elk Trail
Avon, CO
1.9 mi 3.1 km Avon, CO
Unknown
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3.6 mi 5.9 km
#5 Game Creek Trail
Vail, CO
3.6 mi 5.9 km Vail, CO
All Clear
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22 days ago
7.3 mi 11.7 km
#6 Gore Creek Trail
Vail, CO
7.3 mi 11.7 km Vail, CO
All Clear
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7 days ago
4.2 mi 6.7 km
#7 Booth Creek
Vail, CO
4.2 mi 6.7 km Vail, CO
All Clear
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Dry
9 hours ago
Minturn, CO
14.6 mi 23.5 km Minturn, CO
All Clear
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13 days ago
2.4 mi 3.9 km
#9 Eagle Vail Trail
Avon, CO
2.4 mi 3.9 km Avon, CO
Unknown
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4.8 mi 7.8 km
#10 Cougar Ridge
Minturn, CO
4.8 mi 7.8 km Minturn, CO
All Clear
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22 days ago
Frisco, CO
2.8 mi 4.5 km Frisco, CO
All Clear
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Some Mud
6 days ago
Vail, CO
2.1 mi 3.3 km Vail, CO
All Clear
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22 days ago
1.9 mi 3.0 km
#13 Paulie's Plunge
Avon, CO
1.9 mi 3.0 km Avon, CO
Unknown
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4.8 mi 7.7 km
#14 Slate Creek Trail
Silverthorne, CO
4.8 mi 7.7 km Silverthorne, CO
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1.5 mi 2.5 km
#15 Vail Trail
Vail, CO
1.5 mi 2.5 km Vail, CO
All Clear
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22 days ago
Vail, CO
4.1 mi 6.6 km Vail, CO
Unknown
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3.9 mi 6.2 km
#17 Whiskey Creek
Minturn, CO
3.9 mi 6.2 km Minturn, CO
Unknown
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Minturn, CO
7.7 mi 12.5 km Minturn, CO
All Clear
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13 days ago
Vail, CO
1.8 mi 2.9 km Vail, CO
Unknown
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Frisco, CO
4.4 mi 7.1 km Frisco, CO
Unknown
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