The town of Avon is located at the base of the preeminent Beaver Creek resort and is only minutes from Vail. This community boasts beautiful parks, restaurants, shops and hotels, is set upon the glorious Eagle River, and is known as the down valley center of business. In the heart of Avon, the Riverfront Village features an world-class resort that offers a 23,000 square foot spa and fitness center, a signature restaurant, and a gondola that offers skiers a ride from the valley floor up to the world-class ski mountains Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch, and Arrowhead. Nottingham Lake provides a multitude of outdoor pleasures, from fishing and beach volleyball to paddleboats and soccer fields. Additionally the new Avon recreation center offers an indoor pool, water slide, and fitness center.