Free Vail Snowshoe Tours Daily!

Walking Mountains provides naturalist guided snowshoe tours from the Nature Discovery Center on top of Vail Mountain and from the Science Center in Avon ! Nature Discovery Center, Daily at 2pm thru April 14th Join a Walking Mountains Naturalist for an introductory educational snowshoe through the forest atop Vail Mountain. Learn about winter ecology and animal adaptations as you gaze at majestic mountain views. Please come prepared to

Walking Mountains Community Programs

There is something for everyone here at the Science Center in Avon.  While Walking Mountains is instrumental in teaching natural science education to the kids of Eagle County through field studies programs and summer camps, we also offer many programs just for the Vail community.  Did you know that we also operate the Vail Nature Center in the summertime and

EVAS Taurus Watch and Telescope Show

Eagle Valley Astronomical Society will gather Thursday evening, December 13, starting at 7:30 PM at the Walking Mountains Science Center near the base of Brush Creek Road in Avon. Our speaker will be John Briggs, a regular presenter at Eagle Valley Astronomical Society. This month the Society received two excellent telescopes as donations from Robert D. Kern of Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Walking Mountains School Programs and Summer Science Camps

>> Field-based Natural Science Education for Grades K-12 Working in conjunction with the Eagle County school district and local private schools, Walking Mountains Science Center intends to serve every K-12 school child through natural science programs that take place in nature, compliment classroom curriculum and narrow the achievement gap by enhancing scientific and environmental literacy. More than a field trip,

Sprouts for Sprouts: Kids Gardening Activity

Kids love to garden. There’s something exciting and amazing about watching a green plant spring forth from a seed. The paradox is that kids also typically don’t have a lot of patience. “Now what?” is the question we usually get after putting a seed carefully under soil and gently dousing it with water. Of course, we can’t make this process