Breckenridge is a popular Colorado ski resort during the winter months, while in summer the area attracts outdoor enthusiasts with hiking trails, wildflowers, fly-fishing in the Blue River, mountain biking, nearby Lake Dillon for boating, and white water rafting.
Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains near many trails and parks, Colorado Springs is a popular destination for tourists seeking scenery, rock formations, and other unique geological features including Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, Seven Falls, and Cave Of The Winds.
Named after the Eagle River which runs through the county, much of Eagle county is taken up by White River National Forest, and much of the rest is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Interstate 70 crosses the county from east to west.
Montrose serves as the gateway to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park to the east of town, and winter transportation hub to ski areas of the San Juan Mountains to the south.