Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District (Vail-Eagle area)


Mount of the Holy Cross - photo courtesy of Corey Myers

The Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District lies between the Gore Range, the Sawatch Range, and the Flat Tops, and includes the forest areas surrounding the towns of Vail, Avon, Red Cliff, Eagle, Gypsum, and Dotsero. Recreation opportunities abound on the Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District.

View Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District Recreation Quicksheets for downloadable Recreation Opportunity Guides, maps and other information. 

See below for information on recreation activities of all sorts.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: View Current Conditions Reports
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions:
Closest Towns: Minturn, CO; Eagle, CO
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center:
  • Holy Cross Ranger Station: 970-827-5715

General Information

Directions:

Holy Cross Ranger Station: 24747 US Highway 24, Minturn, CO 81645.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping


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Areas for Campground Camping at Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District (Vail-Eagle area)

RV Camping


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Group Camping


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Dispersed Camping


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Cabin Rentals


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Areas for Cabin Rentals at Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District (Vail-Eagle area)

Lake and Pond Fishing


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River and Stream Fishing


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Areas for River and Stream Fishing at Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District (Vail-Eagle area)

Day Hiking


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Backpacking


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Big Game Hunting


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OHV Road Riding


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Areas for OHV Road Riding at Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District (Vail-Eagle area)

Target Shooting


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Visitor Programs


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Interpretive Areas


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Visitor Centers


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Boating - Motorized


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Boating - Non-Motorized


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Ice Skating


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Skiing/Snowboarding


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XC Skiing/Snowshoeing


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Snowmobiling


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Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.607193

  Longitude : 
-106.447155