Quality of Life...Everybody Wants It...Eagle Really Has It!
Highlights of Living in Eagle
We offer career opportunities, low cost of living, beautiful well-designed neighborhoods, excellent schools, abundant recreational choices, attractive retail and commercial developments, and a community where people feel safe, respected and comfortable in being themselves. We truly believe that recognizing the creativity and innovation that comes from bringing different cultural perspectives together, cultivating the uniqueness, and utilizing their skills, contributes to a healthy, welcoming and inclusive community where its citizens share a sense of belonging with each other.
Encompassing both the Eagle Foothills and the Boise River Greenbelt, Eagle provides an endless array of year-round outdoor opportunities from biking, hiking, fishing, golfing, skiing, snowshoeing, horseback riding, paddleboarding and more. And because Eagle recognizes the importance of high quality of life, the City is continually investing in neighborhood and community parks throughout our city.
With all of the year-round recreational offerings, you are sure to find something you love. Ada/Eagle Sports Complex, encompassing over 200 acres, includes an extensive series of trails that connect to the Ridge to Rivers trail system. Trail users can ride from Eagle to Lucky Peak Reservoir on mountain bike trails. The park offers trails skill levels ranging from beginner to expert abilities. Other features include freeride jump lines, a pump track, dirt jumps, dual slalom race course, mountain cross race course, a BMX track and more! In addition to the world class mountain bike trails, The Sports Complex also offers a skate park, basketball courts, and an inline hockey rink.
Eagle is home to two highly prestigious golf courses, Banbury Golf Course and Eagle Hills Golf Course. Banbury Golf Course is a challenging 6,890 yard par 71 public course and has been consistently rated in the Top 10 Golf Courses in Idaho by Golf Digest for the past 18 years. Eagle Hills Golf Course is a public, championship 18-hole golf course offering mature trees, rolling fairways and challenging water features set against the backdrop of the mountains.
The Boise River is a popular destination for floating and fishing. The Boise Greenbelt, a cyclist and pedestrian trail follows along the Boise River, connecting from Eagle Island State Park in Eagle through Downtown Boise, and ends at Lucky Peak Recreation Area. The greenbelt provides access to neighborhoods, business districts, and parks along the way.
Eagle Island State Park, bordered on the north and south by the Boise River, features a swimming beach, grassy picnic area and more than five miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking or walking your dog. The park also has a waterslide, 18-hole disc golf course, snow hill and terrain park, and ziplines.
Located just a short drive from Eagle you will find Bogus Basin Ski Resort. Open 7 days a week, Bogus Basin offers summer and winter activities for the whole family; mountain roller coaster, mountain biking, climbing wall, scenic chairlift rides, hiking, horseback riding, summer and winter tubing, day and night skiing, snowshoeing, and summer music concerts.
All this combined with healthy food choices offered at local restaurants, the Eagle Saturday Market, and convenient access to quality nationally recognized healthcare systems equals healthy living at its best!