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Celebrate. Experience. Awaken. We are the mountains, the mountains are us. The world is alive, breathing beneath us and with us. Come explore this wild and wonderful place and learn the language of the land.

Welcome to Walking Mountains Science Center!

The mission of Walking Mountains Science Center is to awaken a sense of wonder and inspire environmental stewardship through natural science education.

As a 501-3c non-profit science learning center, we offer innovative school programs, summer youth science camps, adult seminars and year-round interpretive programs.

Come explore your curious nature!

      p.o. box 9469
318 walking mountains lane
        avon, co 81620

  970.827.9725 p 970.827.9730 f

 

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Walking Mountains operates under special use permit from the White River National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider.  All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Walking Mountains Science Center™ is a 501(3c) nonprofit that provides place-based education in natural and environmental science through science programs for Eagle County schools, summer science day camps and overnight camps, adult and family excursions that take place across Vail, Colorado and Eagle County, Colorado. Graduate fellows can apply to be environmental educators and intern naturalists. Our educational programs enhance scientific literacy, build environmental awareness, and inspire stewardship in children, adults, residents and visitors to the Vail area and Rocky Mountains. The science center recently achieved LEED Platinum Certification for the Buck Creek Campus from the U.S. Green Building Council.