Discover the Natural Side of Vail Mountain
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. Click here for directions.
Winter Hours: The Discovery Center is now closed for the 2014/15 winter season. We’ll be opening for summer 2015 in mid June.
Programs are offered in partnership between Walking Mountains Science Center, Vail Resorts, and USDA Forest Service.
NATURE DISCOVERY CENTER PROGRAMS
Summer Programs at Nature Discovery Center
(970) 754-4675 or (970) 827-9725
We’re working on our summer 2015 programs, check back soon!