Living in Eagle County

Majestic beauty awaits

The mountains may bring you to Eagle County, Colorado, but it’s the community that will keep you here. The Eagle County area includes Vail, Minturn, Avon (including Wildridge), Edwards (including Singletree), Gypsum and Eagle. Leadville and Red Cliff are additional location options for employees who are not required to work on-call shifts.

The Vail area is a major tourism destination with a strong community at its heart. When you connect with our team, we’ll send resources on living in Eagle County so that you can learn more about what to expect as a resident here.

Outdoor Enthusiasts’ Paradise

Eagle County is beautiful year-round, offering fabulous skiing, snowboarding, hiking, fishing, mountain biking and more!

Environmentally Focused Community

In addition to our organization’s commitment to environmental stewardship, our community as a whole embraces and takes action to implement programs and initiatives related to climate change, renewable energy, resource efficiency, ecosystem and wildlife protection, open space and community awareness and education. Learn more about Eagle County’s sustainability goal at the Climate Action Collaborative website.

World Class Events

Vail offers a variety of events throughout the year, including the Go Pro Games, Bravo!Vail (featuring the nation’s top Orchestras), Vail International Dance Festival, Farmers’ Markets, Oktoberfest, Vail Food and Wine and the Hot Summer Nights Concert Series. Not to mention a lively apres ski scene, regular free concerts, and excellent culinary experiences.

Safe and Healthy Community

Vail has crime rates below the state and national average and has more physicians per capita than the national average. The air quality index is close to 100% and quality of water is 100% (compared to a national average of 55% for each).

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