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Event Series Event Series: Easy Nature Hike, Vail Mountain

1:00 pm - Easy Nature Hike, Vail Mountain

Overview

June 14
1:00 pm
Free!
Nature Discovery Center

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Join a Walking Mountains Naturalist for an easy educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain beginning at the Nature Discovery Center.

  • Free. Reservations required. Suitable for most ages and abilities.
  • Please confirm that you have selected the correct date and time.
  • Please come prepared to spend an hour outside in the summer environment at above 10,000 ft in elevation with water, sturdy hiking boots, an extra layer/rain jacket, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Hikes depart from the Nature Discovery Center atop the Eagle Bahn Gondola (Gondola 19) on Vail Mountain.
  • All visitors must have a Vail Scenic Ride Ticket purchased from Vail Resorts in order to ride the gondola.

 

The Easy Guided Nature Hike is about 3/4 a mile of walking over the course of 1 hour, with periods of standing at several nature stops. The dirt trail is mostly flat but has some small hills. This hike takes place at above 10,000 feet in elevation in summer conditions. Hiking poles are available. Restroom facilities are available in the Eagle’s Nest building. Trail selection for the easy nature walk is flexible and alternatives can be explained over the phone (970-827-9725). Please call 72 hours in advance of your scheduled program to explore possible trail alternatives. For more accessibility information click HERE.

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Details

Date:
June 14
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free!
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Organizer

Walking Mountains

Location

Nature Discovery Center
Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola
Vail Mountain, CO United States
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Phone:
970.754.4675