As summertime approaches, the full-service Osprey Resort is your first-class ticket to mountain paradise. From sunrise to sunset, the quaint village of Beaver Creek – seated in the heart of the Rockies – springs to life with outdoor entertainment and activities. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon perusing an art gallery or stroll through the Beaver Creek’s unique world-class boutiques and shops. When you are ready to dine, titillate your epicurean palette at one of the town’s five star restaurants. From white tablecloth to casual al fresco dining, the local restaurant fare – including our own Osprey Lounge – serves up some of the region’s best cuisine, spirits and fine wines. Charming and elegant, Beaver Creek's cottage-chic village makes the ideal setting for weddings, family reunions, executive retreats, business meetings, or any other swanky affair you have in mind.
The Osprey concierge team is more than happy to assist with making arrangements for any of the fabulous activities available in the valley. For additional information or to reach the Osprey concierge team, please call (970) 754-7350. Let us take the stress out of planning!
If your vision of the perfect vacation includes lush fairways and manicured greens – allow our concierge to lay out the red carpet to Colorado’s premier mountain golf experience. Osprey guests enjoy VIP privileges at two of the areas exclusive golf courses including the acclaimed Red Sky Ranch and Beaver Creek Golf Club. Tee times and club rentals can be arranged to fit your schedule or if you wish to fine-tune your game – we can book you a private lesson at Red Sky Golf Club featuring former PGA Tour Player Larry Rinker, Director of Instruction at the Red Sky Golf Academy.
Jeep, Hummer, and ATV Tours
Enjoy “the great escape” adventure into Colorado high country with your personal four-wheel drive guided tour. Let down your hair, sit back and relax in a comfortable Hummer or Jeep, as your experienced guide drives you through magnificent panoramic views of snowcapped peaks, sapphire lakes and colorful wildflower-filled meadows. To book your adventure contact Lakota Guides.
Whitewater River Rafting
Experience the thrill of whitewater rafting on the Colorado, Eagle, or Arkansas Rivers. Individuals of all ages and fitness levels can enjoy Colorado's rafting season, which runs from May through early October. Whether you’re feeling daring or docile, your guide can take you through heart-pounding rapids or soothe your spirit with a relaxing, laid-back float trip – you get to choose. For more information, contact Lakota Guides.
Hot Air Ballooning
Take flight and gain a new perspective on the grand spectacle of the Rocky Mountains. Hot air balloons ascend through the valley just after sunrise with flights lasting from one to two hours. Guests experience the peaceful thrill of soaring above some of the finest breath-taking vistas found anywhere in the world. To book your hot air balloon trip, visit or call Camelot Balloons.
Team Building Adventure Programs
The Vail area offers the perfect backdrop for challenging the human spirit – from obstacle and rope courses to team-building activities. Carefully designed programs assist companies and individuals in the increase of workplace productivity, team dynamics, the enhancement of personal achievement, and the development of well-balanced lifestyles. To learn more about these exciting programs, contact 4 Eagle Ranch.
Looking for an authentic Rocky Mountain high? Situated high atop Vail Mountain™ at 10,450-feet, Adventure Ridge is the first “day and night” activity center of its kind in the world. Guests travel to Adventure Ridge via the quick and comfortable Eagle Bahn™ Gondola. The ultimate family playground – the activity center includes a 9-hole regulation disc golf course, horseshoes, croquet, bocce, volleyball, orienteering, indoor laser tag, entertainment, dining, and more! Ask about dining and activity packages for group outings.
The Vail Valley is not only home to some of the best ski runs in the world – its natural rustic beauty makes it the ultimate destination for “back to the old west” adventure seekers. Whether you want to experience a real live cattle drive, mosey down a trail on horseback or enjoy a leisurely afternoon of fly-fishing, the conveniently located 4 Eagle Ranch offers the ultimate wilderness experience. Play, eat, or just plain relax and enjoy a taste of the Old West with a bit of new spice! Book your western ranch adventure today through the 4 Eagle Ranch.
Spruce Saddle Activities
Complimentary disc golf, croquet, volleyball, tetherball, badminton, and horseshoes are available at the top of the Centennial Chair at Spruce Saddle. An Outdoor barbecue lunch is served from 11am-2pm.
Take the Centennial Express Chairlift to the top of Beaver Creek Mountain, and enjoy a spectacular, extensive network of mountain biking trails. A wide variety of guided tours and instruction are available, or you can just cruise the mountain on your own. Other local tours include Vail Pass, Shrine Pass, Boreas Pass, Glenwood Canyon, and Vail Mountain. Choose from a simple bike rental to a fully guided tour including a gourmet picnic lunch. If you are interested in renting a bike, we recommend you check out Beaver Creek Sports at 970-754-6221 or Venture Sports at 970-949-1318.
What better place to hike than the magnificent hills and valleys of the Rocky Mountains? The Osprey recommends the Beaver Creek Outdoor Activity Center which offers hiking on Beaver Creek and Vail Mountains, as well as the Holy Cross Wilderness Area and San Isabel National Forest. Guides are educated in the flora and fauna of the Rocky Mountain as well as the colorful local history. Half day and full day public hikes are available by reservation, and private hikes can be customized for your specific group. Trail maps are also available for self-guided hiking on Vail and Beaver Creek Mountains.
Take in the splendor of Colorado backcountry on horseback. Located just above the base of Beaver Creek Mountain, guided trail rides are available into the surrounding wilderness. Groups typically depart in the morning and the afternoon. Guided fishing trips on horseback are also available and can include lunch.
Breathe in the crisp, pure Rocky Mountain air while you try your hand at fishing in the nearby gold medal fly-fishing waters and area lakes. Professional guides can help improve technique or teach the basic skills of fishing to your group. Comprehensive fly fishing schools are offered, as well as group and private guided wade and float trips. For more information visit Gore Creek Fly Fisherman.
Advance Lift Tickets
As a full-service hotel, The Osprey offers lift ticket programs to ensure you receive our special group rate (20 or more guests) which includes a few extra perks. Let our customer-friendly staff assist you in determining your needs – including placing your order and having your lift tickets delivered directly to our hotel.
Chairlift & Gondola Rides
The views on the mountaintop are fabulous. We encourage everyone to ride the chairlifts or gondola at some point during your visit to the Vail Valley. Group lift ticket rates are available and vary depending upon the size of your group. (Please note: separate lift tickets are required for Vail and Beaver Creek.)
Beaver Creek’s Black Family Ice Rink is conveniently located in the center of the Beaver Creek Plaza. The rink is open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily in the summer. Skate rentals are available.
Athletic Clubs and Spa Treatments
Beaver Creek Resort and the Vail Valley feature some of the most superb spas and athletic clubs in the country. A variety of special programs are available for groups, from intense workouts to soothing massages and facials. Contact The Osprey's in-house concierge to schedule your appointment today.
Vilar Performing Art Center
The Vilar Performing Art Center at Beaver Creek is a celebrated year-round theatre where guests can enjoy many forms of artistic expression including music, drama, comedy, dance, and the visual arts. The facility, inspired by a small turn-of the century theatre in Munich, features a 530-seat theater, a multi-level lobby, and a 2,000 square foot Visual Arts Gallery. The design alone creates an aura of excitement and anticipation that proves ideal for a reception or a special evening out.
A group photo or video can be coordinated for any event, from an on-mountain lunch or race to accompanying your group on a dogsled tour. A video crew can tape the entire event from start to finish and then entertain the group with a special premier presentation later during your stay. For more information, call 970-845-9090.