Things to Do in Avon, CO — Summer Activities

Including EagleVail Summer Activities

Most people who aren’t familiar with the Vail Valley know it for one thing and one thing only: as a winter paradise that draws flocks of skiers and snowboarders from around the country and the world. And this is certainly a major part of the region’s reputation and its appeal! But painting the Vail Valley exclusively as a place for wintertime fun misses a big part of the picture. In truth, there are plenty of amazing activities offered throughout the valley all year round, from winter to summer.

This is certainly the case when it comes to summer things to do in Avon, CO. As the home of a wide variety of festivals and cultural events – not to mention the gateway to a tremendous variety of outdoor activities – Avon is a thriving hub of activity all summer long. From creative writing retreats to music festivals, beer festivals, Man of the Cliff (an annual nonprofit event featuring competitions in events such as spear tossing, hatchet throwing and so on), educational adventures at Walking Mountains Science Center and other cultural festivities both wacky and sophisticated, summertime Avon, CO, activities keep things interesting all season long.

Outdoor summer things to do in Avon, CO

And EagleVail Summer Activities

Beyond a variety of cultural events and great shopping and dining options, summer things to do in Avon, CO, largely revolve around the great outdoors. Popular activities include fly fishing in the Eagle River, hiking in the White River National Forest, camping up and down the Vail Valley, mountain biking and road cycling, whitewater rafting or kayaking, running on forest trails or Avon’s pedestrian paths, standup paddleboarding at Nottingham Park and so much more. When it comes to warm weather Avon, CO, activities, opportunities for fun are endless!

Discover Avon

Avon Summer Activity
(970) 748-4060

Located just 8 miles west of Vail and serving as the gateway to Beaver Creek, Avon is the true heart of the Vail Valley. Longtime locals and guests alike know and love Avon for its quick access to two world-class ski resorts as much for its small-town charm. Whether you're looking for adventure or a day of leisure, Avon has you covered. You can walk,... read more

Located just 8 miles west of Vail and serving as the gateway to Beaver Creek,... read more

Town of Avon Recreation Center

Avon Summer Activity
90 Lake Street, Avon
(970) 748-4060

The Avon Rec Center is at the core of the Avon community. With all-inclusive recreation programs and services available through affordable daily rates, punch cards and monthly memberships, the center is accessible to locals and visitors alike. The 40,000-square-foot facility has space for birthday parties, sports leagues and fitness classes, and childcare is available. The aquatics center is a popular feature, with a five-lane lap pool,... read more

The Avon Rec Center is at the core of the Avon community. With all-inclusive recreation... read more