Evening Family Activities
Join Walking Mountains at the Vail Nature Center for fun family evening events.
Evening Beaver Pond Tours
Beavers are one of the animals that define the Rocky Mountains and Vail is lucky to have a healthy beaver population right in town. The evening begins in East Vail, after a short hike, enjoy educational activities at a beaver pond where there is an active lodge. Bring warm clothes and a flashlight.
All ages, $10 per person.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays | 6pm-6:30pm
Gather around an evening campfire as you and your family learn about evening ecology while roasting a marshmallow. Specific topics change weekly. All Ages.
Thursdays at 7:00-8:30pm, $10 per person, at the Vail Nature Center
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Evening Beaver Pond Tour, Vail
Jun 20, 2022 @ 7:00 pm |
Beavers are one of nature’s most industrious creatures. Join us for educational activities and an approximately two-mile walk to a beaver pond to observe an active lodge. Reservations required. ...