Vail and Beaver Creek, in Eagle, County, Colorado, are in the heart of Colorado's White River National Forest. The stunning Eagles' Nest Wilderness, with more than 133,600 acres of National Forest, is also nearby. The region is a safe home for eagles, hawks, bear, fox, coyotes, bighorn sheep, marmots, beaver, trout, deer, elk and moose. Wildflowers are everywhere!
Everything in the Vail/Beaver Creek area is oriented toward nature. This is an excellent place for kids and adults alike to learn about and enjoy our unique Rocky Mountain ecology. Discover Vail Nature with Walking Moiuntain Science Center, Vail Nature Center and Glenwood Caverns.