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

  • Mountain Rec Hiking/Snowshoeing SeriesEagle & Edwards

    Available on:

    • November 11, 2019 (6:30-8:30pm)
      Eagle – Haymaker Trailhead (Approx. 2 miles)
    • December 11, 2019 (6:30-8:30pm)
      Edwards – Miller Ranch
    • January 1, 2019 (12pm-2pm)
      Eagle – Sylvan Lake (2-3 Miles)

      • Start your 2020 off on the right foot (or the left foot). Either way, get the year started being outside and being active.  Mountain Rec is heading to Sylvan Lake State Park to celebrate the new year. We will meet at the Sylvan Lake Visitors Center at 12:00 Noon. If the roads are manageable in a van, we will have one van leaving the Edwards Field House at 11:00am and stopping at the Eagle Pool and Ice Rink at 11:30 to pick up. Please indicate during registration if you would like a spot on the van. Limited seats available on the van.Snowshoes are available to borrow. Hot Cocoa and cookies will be provided following the snowshoe. Get outside, meet your neighbors, explore this place we call home!
    • January 10, 2019 (6:30-8:30pm)


    FREE to attend, but requires an RSVP

    Join us as we hit the trails this season and explore
    the natural beauty of Eagle County.

    These hikes/snowshoes are open to all ages and free to attend.
    We do ask that you RSVP so we know how many people to expect and know how much hot chocolate to bring!
    • Hot chocolate and cookies provided
    • Donations will be accepted for the Vail Valley Food Pantry
    • Headlamps or flashlights highly recommended for night hikes

    Get outside, meet your neighbors, explore this place we call home!


    RSVP Here


  • 2020 Wine & Bike Palisade, CO

    May 2 & 3, 2020

    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 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.

    Ages: 21+ Years
    Location: Palisade, CO
    Price: $245/ Couple, $135/Individual

    Register Here

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