Learn more about East Vail
East Vail is a beautiful area located east of Vail Village and is nestled in the White River National Forest and adjacent to the Vail Golf Course area located to the West. This area is well known for the big impact of it’s steep mountains, waterfalls and the Gore Creek that winds through the area. The Vail Racquet Club’s tennis courts are up and running and Bighorn Park becomes the neighborhood’s meeting place with its playground, off-leash dog park, picnic tables, open field and pond. Bikers can begin their day by riding up Vail Pass, and hikers have a choice of terrific hiking trails. From beginner to expert, the trails of Bighorn Creek, Gore Creek, Pitkin Creek and Deluge Lake provide hikers with spectacular views, stunning aspen groves, waterfalls and high alpine lakes that cannot be found anywhere else in the valley. The well-known waterfalls include one of the most renowned ice climbing locations in Colorado called “The Fang.” East Vail provides outstanding recreational access for outdoor activities including great road bike access to Vail Pass, incredible hiking and mountain biking trails including Deluge Creek and Booth Falls. Bighorn Park is one of the most beautiful park areas in the Vail Valley and is the perfect place to picnic, barbecue, fish, or enjoy playing with the local dogs at the dog park. East Vail is a popular location for locals and second homeowners alike due mainly to its unique beauty, proximity to Vail Mountain, and the fact that the Vail Mountain School is located in the area. The close proximity to Vail Pass makes it an easy jaunt to Denver International Airport and the Greater Denver area to take in shopping, professional sporting events and other cultural events offered by the Front Range area. East Vail also has its own small convenience store and a neighborhood restaurant located in the Racquet Club.