Vail Nature Center
One of the Vail Valley's best kept secrets
Walking Mountains Science Center proudly partners with the Vail Recreation District to provide world-class programming at the Vail Nature Center. With stream-side trails, plant and animal exhibits, and a friendly staff, it is truly one of Vail’s best kept secrets.
The Vail Nature Center is located across Gore Creek from the Betty Ford Alpine Garden and the Ford Amphitheater. From any point in Vail, the Nature Center is easy to reach. Take a bus to the Soccer Fields or the Tennis Center. Walk or ride your bike from Vail Village along the Gore Creek Trail. Parking is also available at the Soccer Field or the Tennis Center.
The Vail Recreation District charges a nominal fee to support Nature Center Operations. Call the Vail Nature Center for details at 970.479.2291.