Eagles Nest Wilderness Area
- Type: Hiking, Parks and Gardens
- Time to Spend: Half Day to Full Day
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Covering 133,688 acres of the Gore Mountain range just north of Vail, the Eagles Nest Wilderness Area is not for the faint-of-heart. This park's 180 miles of trails traverse rugged mountainsides and can expose hikers to a whopping 5,684 foot change in elevation. But those that do take on Eagle's Nest's intense terrain will be rewarded with spectacular photo ops.
Eagle's Nest Wilderness Area is open to visitors year round, although winter travelers should be wary of hiking in heavy snowfall. There is no entry fee required to explore the park. For more information, visit the Eagle's Nest website.
Nearby Things To Do
Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater3.4 miles away
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens3.5 miles away
Colorado Ski Museum & Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame3.6 miles away
The Sebastian - Vail3.8 miles away
Tivoli Lodge3.7 miles away
The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort3.8 miles away