Wildlife Photography Event with HawkQuest

Exclusive Wildlife Photography Event with HawkQuest at Walking Mountains Science Center Lights, camera, talons! You are invited to experience birds of prey in up close and personal at Walking Mountains Science Center on Saturday, August 24. HawkQuest, a nonprofit raptor education organization based in Parker, CO, will bring a variety of raptors to Walking Mountains in partnership with the Vail

Hiking Through History: Camp Hale

Join Walking Mountains Science Center and the Eagle County Historical Society for the next installment of the Hike Through History series. This time, we’ll travel to World War II-era Eagle County and explore what life was like with a booming army city on Tennessee Pass. Camp Hale is a National Historic Site and is being considered to become the nation’s

Forest Bathing Hike

This experience, led by Kayla Weber, is designed to make contact with nature by taking in deeply the atmosphere of the forest through all of our senses. Those of us that are lucky enough to live in these beautiful mountains know and recognize that fresh air and outdoor experiences have dramatic effects on our health and happiness. The science is

Nature Story Walk

Enjoy a nature story outside as we explore what makes the woods and water so special to our local plant and animal communities. We will read a new story each week and take a nature walk to discover how these themes exist in our everyday lives. No pre-registration required, just show up! When: Tuesdays | 10:00 am-11:00 am (6/18-924) Cost:

Pulling Together Volunteer Program

Get your hands dirty! Each week we will teach about the project and why it is important to our ecological community. Then we will pull together as a group to remove invasive plant species, plant native vegetation, and build or maintain hiking trails. Light refreshments will be provided. Bring clothes to get dirty in, water,…

Hiking Through History with ECHS

Join Walking Mountains Science Center and the Eagle County Historical Society for a full day of hiking and history as we explore two historic geological sites. Guides from Walking Mountains will lead participants to these locations and speak to the geological formations that make these sites significant. Experts, locals, and fellow community members from the…

Walking Mountains Solar Rollers

Walking Mountains Science Center partnered with the Carbondale, Colorado non-profit, Solar Rollers to provide high school STEM programming.  We are happy to extend our STEM pathway by giving continuing opportunities to participants in STEM Curiosity Lab!    Walking Mountains Solar Rollers participants learn about renewable energies and the engineering process through the creation of a…

Mountain IDEAL Standard Sustainable Destination Certification

The Mountain IDEAL: A Destination Certification Standard Recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council Walking Mountains Science Center supports mountain resort communities in becoming globally recognized certified sustainable destinations.The Mountain IDEAL recognized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) as a sustainability standard and certification program for mountain resort communities. It provides a framework of sustainable tourism criteria and performance