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Nature Discovery Center – CLOSED

Re-Opens December 15, 2017

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 (in winter) or Vail Scenic Ride Ticket (click here to see current pricing) in order to ride the gondola.

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

Programs offered at this location

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Backcountry Snowshoe Hikes

Custom Private Programs

Guided Daytime & Evening Snowshoe Tours

Mountain IDEAL Sustainable Destination

Nature Walks & Hikes

Ski With Smokey

Vail Mountain Evening Hikes

Vail Valley Backcountry Hikes