The Eagle is a beautiful river especially in the fall. This is a medium-sized, freestone stream that averages 45-50 feet across.
BLM access point in Wolcott has a boat launch, fishing, camping and toilet facilities for overnight visitors. Much of the river traverses privately owned land and public access sites are limited. Boaters can exit the river on public land at the Eagle City Park.
The Eagle is a freestone river that runs from above Leadville down to the confluence with the Colorado River at Dotsero.