Things to Do in Avon, CO — Winter Activities

Including EagleVail Winter Activities

If you live in or have ever visited Avon, CO, then you probably already know what dominates the winter social scene in Avon and throughout the Vail Valley. But in case you’re new to the area, let us clue you in: When it comes to Avon, CO, winter activities, it is all about the powder.

Skiers and snowboarders of all stripes – from amateurs to world champions – flock to the Vail Valley each year to hit the slopes at world-renowned Vail and Beaver Creek resorts. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers also make their way to the region to take advantage of some of the valley’s best-kept secrets: the Beaver Creek Nordic Center and the Nordic track at Cordillera in Edwards, which is just 4 miles from Avon.

If you count yourself among these powder devotees, then Avon makes for the perfect home base. The town is located right below Beaver Creek and even has a gondola that runs from downtown Avon to the resort. Avon is also a mere 10-minute drive along I-70 to Vail. What this means is that you can experience some of the best Avon, CO, activities in the form of skiing and snowboarding at two of the best ski resorts in the countr, and you’ll barely spend any time in transit.

More Avon, CO, Winter Activities

And EagleVail Winter Activities

Let’s say you're tired of being cold or your quads finally need a break from all that skiing, snowboarding or snowshoeing. Are you destined to be bored until you’re ready to get back on the slopes? Not in the slightest! The town is beautiful in the winter, and it boasts its own wintertime Avon, CO, activities in the form of great shopping, dining and romantic strolls beneath beautiful lights. (Just remember to bundle up!)

Avon Recreation Center

Avon Winter 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

Walking Mountains Science Center

Avon Winter Activity
318 Walking Mountains Lane, Avon
(970) 827-9725
601 Vail Valley Drive, Vail
(970) 479-2291

Whether you're young or young at heart, if you love nature then Walking Mountains Science Center is the place for you. From kids' summer science camps and STEM programming to guided snowshoe hikes and interpretive nature walks, no matter the season there's an opportunity to learn and become immersed in the natural world. They also host an environmental film series, a speaker series and educational... read more

Whether you're young or young at heart, if you love nature then Walking Mountains Science... read more