Evening Family Activities

Join Walking Mountains at the Vail Nature Center for fun family evening events.

Evening Beaver 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.

Wednesdays | 7pm-8:30pm

S'mores and More Campfire Talks

Wind down next to a warm campfire as you and your family learn about the Rocky Mountains from a local Naturalist. Specific topics change weekly.

All ages, $10 per person.

Cancelled for Summer 2020

Stories in the Sky

From endless constellations, cascading shooting stars and full moons almost as bright as the sun, these are the realities in the mountains of Vail that should be experienced by all. Learn the constellation myths from different cultures and how to locate them in the sky. Bring attire appropriate for mountain evening weather. This program takes place at the Vail Nature Center.

All ages, $10 per person.

Cancelled for Summer 2020

Vail Mountain Evening Hikes

Enjoy all the colorful sunset views Colorado has to offer with our Vail Mountain evening hikes. As the sun starts to set, wildlife become more active and the natural world seems to transform.

Check the events calendar for 2020 dates

Meet some of the program team members