Moving to Eagle
Located in the lush Boise Foothills, Eagle is a true gem of Idaho and it’s no wonder that it’s a popular place to relocate to. Local residents are proud to call this close-knit community “home” and never run out of activities to do, all with stunning views as a backdrop to everyday life.
There is no shortage of great academic options that serve the Eagle communities, with a total of 25 public and private schools educating students from preschool to high school. Five of these schools are considered top-rated schools when it comes to academic performance. When it comes to higher education, there are a number of two- and four-year private and public colleges just a short driving distance away from Eagle, including Boise State University just 15 miles away.
The city is proud to offer many public gathering spaces that foster the sense of community that is so important here. Neighborhood parks feature fun amenities like outdoor gyms, splash pads, tennis courts and wetland areas to explore. Arboretum Park, a local favorite, features several varieties of trees, plants, roses, perennials and native plants with lots of seating to enjoy the views. The crown jewel of outdoor spaces, Eagle Island State Park, is 545 acres of public recreation areas, including horseback riding trails, a swimming beach, picnic areas and more.
One thing is for certain; Eagle knows how to have fun, with a calendar that is regularly updated and chock-full of family-friendly events and wholesome fun. Downtown Eagle is home to recurring events like arts and crafts markets, dog-friendly happy hours, live music, competitive tournaments and more.
The most discerning of palates won’t be disappointed with the wide array of dining options throughout Eagle. From casual family-friendly joints to upscale dining experiences, Eagle has it. Wherever residents grab a bite to eat or a pour to drink, there is sure to be a feeling of warmth and community that locals have come to know and love.
Public transportation is widely available and easy to access throughout the Eagle area, thanks to ValleyRide public bus transportation and Commuteride van and carpooling services. Like most of the cities in and around the Boise metropolitan area, air travel is convenient with Boise Airport located just 15.4 miles away. In addition to vehicles, many locals enjoy cycling and walking along the scenic Boise River Greenbelt to their destinations.
City leaders go above and beyond to ensure health care is accessible to city residents, investing time and resources to support the well-being of its community members. The two primary health care providers are Alphonsus Health System and St. Luke’s Health System, an award-winning and reputable hospital system
Eagle is one of the safest communities, not only in the state, but in the entire country. The city has an average crime rate of 76% below the national average when it comes to both violent and property crimes. This makes it an ideal place to relocate a family and establish a home with peace of mind.
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