Redcliff Colorado


Redcliff Colorado

Redcliff, Colorado is the oldest town in the area and has a great, friendly atmosphere and an old-fashioned charm with saloons and sawmills lining the streets as well as excellent outdoor recreation. Read More

  • Redcliff is a small, traditional town close to Vail, Colorado and nine miles south of Interstate 70.
  • The area has retained its old-fashioned charm and you can still see a few saloons and sawmills.
  • Today Redcliff is very much a mountain community with not many services for travelers, but world class recreation in the summer and winter seasons.


Tucked in a canyon near Vail, Colorado, the town of Redcliff is distinctly set apart from the crowds at Vail and Beaver Creek resorts. Redcliff is a tiny town once a thriving mining depot, full of saloons, brothels, and hotels. Today the community prefers the quite beauty of the surrounding mountains but a few saloons and sawmills remain keeping its unique charm.


Redcliff is located in Eagle County nine miles south of Interstate 70.


Along with the old-fashioned charm Redcliff has a couple shops, a restaurant, and an inn. For more variety in services and lodging, head to Vail.


Those who love the great outdoors can enjoy biking, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, climbing, and wildflower viewing. The rumours of fantastic fishing are completely true and avid fishermen flock here each year to enjoy the excellent water quality.


Driving or mountain biking the lofty road in summer is phenomenal and offers views of 14,005-foot, Mount of the Holy Cross. It is a three-mile drive and a three-mile hike in and is perfect for a campout. Redcliff Recreation Area is located just off I-15, 15 miles north of St George.

Getting Here

Eagle River just off U.S. Highway 24 north of the Tennessee Pass.

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