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Soul Dirt: A Trail for Everbody

Launched in 2022 Soul Dirt is the VVMTA’s program to encourage sustainable, accessible recreation for the health of everyone in our community. Through trail based experiences we provide an opportunity for our community to connect while strengthening its stewardship of our trails and public lands. Trails are for everyone. More than a catchphrase it’s a

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Trail Conservation Crew Projects – June

Trails are the literal and figurative ground upon which we built VVMTA. We have designed, created, and maintained trails in Eagle County since 2011, and we consider ourselves humble experts in this arena. Every decision we make weighs the needs of the land and our community and aims to encourage more people to get out

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Even More Volunteers Taking Care of our Trails in June

Volunteering is an excellent way to understand VVMTA and fully experience our values of community, action, relationships, education, and stewardship. Each year, hundreds of volunteers contribute thousands of hours of maintenance, education, and stewardship, the importance of which continues to increase as demand for trails rises. Our volunteers are already working hard to take care

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Trail Conditions Update – June 11

Summer seems to finally arrived here in the Eagle River Valley!  Trails are slowly “opening up” as the melt and runoff ramps up.  First, a quick reminder that many seasonal trail closures are still in effect through June 20th for elk and deer calving.  Please continue to respect these closures. We have two main resources

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Volunteer Update – June 2024

Volunteering is an excellent way to understand VVMTA and fully experience our values of community, action, relationships, education, and stewardship. Each year, hundreds of volunteers contribute thousands of hours of maintenance, education, and stewardship, the importance of which continues to increase as demand for trails rises. Our volunteers are already working hard to take care

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Trails Should be Anti-Social :-)

A social trail is an unofficial, user-created path that ventures off from the designated trail. Over time, these trails can take on some of the characteristics of a sustainable trail and become the preferred route. This might be from avoiding a wet, muddy area, avoiding obstacles in the trail, or even to scenic viewpoints or

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State of Our Trails: May 9-May 28

The biggest news this week is that the Eagle Bike Park opened Friday May 31st! It’s open daily from sunrise to sunset unless it’s muddy. We are so grateful for our community partnerships. A special thanks to Town of Eagle, Great Outdoors Colorado and Mountain Recreation for their commitment to funding this project. Our local

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EagleVail Trail Extension – Support Needed!

Introduction: The EagleVail Metro District (EVMD), with support and in partnership with the VVMTA, is proposing to extend the existing EagleVail Trail 1.64 miles to the West, ending at the entrance to Beaver Creek.  Since the EagleVail Trail was opened in 2010, extending the trail to the West has been a goal of the EVMD. 

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2023 Annual Report

Read the Full Annual Report Here We are pleased to bring you our 2023 Annual Report.  You can read the full report here or click on an image below.  Thank you for your continued support which truly allows us to further our mission of connecting our community to the outdoors through sustainable recreation. Dear Trails

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