A new program initiative launched in November 2018! These programs are designed to provide you with opportunities to recreate on public lands. We are still building out the programs for this new initiative so stay tuned!

Outdoor Rec Programs

  • Free Snowshoe Series

    Join us as we hit the trails this winter and explore the natural beauty of Eagle County. These snowshoes are open to all ages and free to attend. We do ask that you RSVP so we know how much hot chocolate and cookies to bring!

    RSVP Here.

    • Hot chocolate and cookies provided
    • Donations will be accepted for the Vail Valley Food Pantry
    • Headlamps or flashlights highly recommended for full moon snowshoes in November and December


    Wednesday, November 21 – Full Moon Hike | 6:30pm | Haymaker Trail Eagle (3 miles)

    Friday, December 21 – Full Moon Hike/Snowshoe | 6:30pm | Edwards – Miller Ranch Open Space (2 miles)

    Tuesday, January 1 – First Day Hike/Snowshoe | Sylvan Lake State Park | Time: 10am
    We will meet at the Sylvan Lake Visitors Center at 10:00am. If the roads are manageable in a van, we will have one van leaving the Edwards Field House at 9:15am and stopping at the Eagle Pool and Ice Rink at 9:45 to pick up.   Please indicate during registration if you would like a spot on the van. Limited seats available on the van.


  • Wine and Bike

    Palisade is home to 20+ wineries. Join Mountain Recreation on this adult only trip to the Western Slope.

    Enjoy an easy-paced Saturday afternoon bike ride visiting a handful of vineyards for tastings and tours and a comfy night’s rest in the beautiful Wine Country Inn.

    Sunday morning includes a tasty breakfast buffet and optional hike on the Palisade Rim Trail (or free time to lounge around pool or check out Peach Street Distillery).

    $135 for individuals based on double occupancy in a two-queen bed room. $245 for couples in a King bed room. Cost includes transportation (for you and your bike), accommodation and tour. Meals (other than Sunday breakfast) are on your own.

    Space is limited. For more information, please contact Stacey at 970-688-7333

    Date & Time: April 27-28, 2019
    Ages: 21+
    Location: Palisade, CO

    Registration Starts March 4

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