Edwards, CO, Summer Activities

Just as with all the other towns spread throughout the Vail Valley, one of the primary reasons people flock to Edwards, CO, for summer activities is the great outdoors. In Edwards, a tremendous variety of outdoor activities present themselves to visitors and residents alike.

For starters, Edwards, CO, summer activities include fly fishing in the Eagle River, which runs alongside Edwards and draws fly fisher-men and -women from around the world. Edwards is such a hotspot for fly fishing that it boasts its own fly fishing guide service, Vail Valley Anglers, which also sells products and services for all levels of fisher-men and -women in its fly shop.

Edwards is also a golfer’s dream. Though the majority of Edwards golf courses, which include world-renowned Cordillera and Arrowhead, are private or semi-private, they are well worth the cost of membership for anyone who can afford it.

As you’ll see below, still more summer activities abound in Edwards, CO. No matter which Edwards summer activities you choose to enjoy, an abundance of fun and adventure awaits you. There’s no doubt you’ll be pleasantly tired by the time you turn in at an Edwards hotel.

Still More Edwards, CO, Summer Activities

Enjoy horseback riding along wooded trails or spend the day on a stellar hike with scenic views. Take the kids to a local playground or sample fresh produce at the Edwards Corner Farmers Market. Wander in and out of shops in Riverwalk. Walk, run or bike along the pedestrian paths or road bike to nearby Avon. Relax on a raft float down the Eagle River. Enjoy a delicious meal at an Edwards restaurant. When you take advantage of Edwards, CO, summer activities, your sunny days will be packed to the brim!

Bearcat Stables

Edwards Summer Activity
2701 Squaw Creek Road, Edwards
(970) 926-1578

Enjoy a magical outing at Bearcat Stables, which offers summer and winter horse-related activities and a cozy family-style restaurant. During the summer, enjoy guided single-day horseback rides or multi-day outings in the backcountry. When the weather turns cold and snowy, enjoy a romantic sleigh ride or a sleigh ride dinner. Whenever you go, budget in time to peruse the c. 1900s Bearden Homestead, which features historic... read more

Enjoy a magical outing at Bearcat Stables, which offers summer and winter horse-related activities and... read more

Rocky Mountain Silver and Beads

175 Main Street, Unit C-106, Edwards
(970) 926-1006

Satisfy a creative urge at Rocky Mountain Silver and Beads, which features a wide array of gemstones and beads along with individual and group instruction. If you’re not up for crafting your own trinkets, choose from the store’s selection of regionally made jewelry. The shop also hosts fun-filled activities for kids' parties and other gatherings.

The Bookworm

Riverwalk at Edwards
Edwards Summer Activity
295 Main Street, #C101, Edwards
(970) 926-7323

Local bookstores are a vital resources for any community, and this is certainly true of the role The Bookworm plays in the Vail Valley. The store has been around for more than two decades, and it’s evolved a lot over that time. These days, it boasts a wide selection of new books by local, national and international authors as well as a cozy café and... read more

Local bookstores are a vital resources for any community, and this is certainly true of... read more