NDC April 012

Nature Discovery Center

Explore an array of natural history exhibits about local wildlife such as ravens, weasels, lynx, and black bears. Nature Hikes and Snowshoe Tours are also offered from the Nature Discovery Center.

The Nature Discovery Center located in a yurt and is accessed via the Eagle Bahn gondola out of Lionshead in Vail, adjacent to the Eagle’s Nest building. All ages welcome, free admission. All visitors must have a valid ski pass or Vail Scenic Ride Ticket ($36/adult) in order to ride the gondola before 3:30pm daily.

Operating Hours (through April 2, 2016):
Tuesday-Saturday: 11am-7pm
Sunday-Monday: 11am-4pm

Free Daily Snowshoe Tours (age 10 and up):
Daily: 2pm-3pm
Evening: Tuesday-Saturday 5:30-6:30pm

Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola, Vail Mountain
Click here for directions.

Programs offered at this location

Be in the know! Click here to sign up for our email alerts.

Custom Private Programs

Nature Walks

Ski With Smokey

Snowshoe Tours

Vail Backcountry Snowshoe Hikes

Vail Mountain Evening Hikes