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 Eagle County Historical Society will be on hand to tell the story how American natives and settlers interacted with these sites throughout the years. Join us for stories from the past and a fun, educational day of learning about and from our special valley.
Adults, $100/ person. All proceeds to be split between WMSC and ECHS. Transportation included from Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon.
McCoy Fossil Beds
Join Walking Mountains and the Eagle County Historical Society on a tour of one of Walking Mountains’ favorite field sites to see firsthand the forces the shaped our landscape! The McCoy Fossil beds promise the intrigue of shark’s teeth in the desert and other seemingly marine remnants in the Colorado high country.
Please be prepared for a full day of hiking including bringing plenty of water, a packed lunch, and comfortable footwear. Cameras, sunscreen, chapstick and hiking poles are also great additions. Walking Mountains has a limited number of hiking poles to loan out to hikers.
Please contact Peter Suneson at email@example.com to discuss hiking abilities and fitness.
When: Tuesday, September 25th
Where: 8:00 am-3:00 pm
Cost: $100/person. Ages 18+. Eagle County Historical Society members receive a discount. Click here to register.
Join Walking Mountains and the Eagle County Historical Society for the kickoff outing of the 2nd annual Hiking Through History Partnership! We’re heading west, like the Ute people once did, to check out the Sweetwater Cave nearby Sweetwater Lake resort. This infamous location is a historical hotspot from Native American’s to infamous gangsters who once called the cave home!
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