Join a Naturalist for a free gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities at our Avon location or through the forest atop Vail Mountain at our Nature Discovery Center location. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. All ages, FREE (at most locations).  No reservation required, just show up!

Walking Mountains Science Center

318 Walking Mountains Ln., Avon, CO | 970.827.9725 (Click here for directions)
Monday-Saturday | 2:00 pm-3:00 pm | FREE

Nature Discovery Center

Top of Eagle Bahn Gondola, Vail CO (please note you will need a lift ticket to ride the gondola) | 970.754.4675 (Click here for directions)
Friday-Sunday | 11:00 am-12:00 pm & 2:00 pm-3:00 pm | 9/7/18-9/30/18 | FREE

Vail Nature Center

601 Vail Valley Drive, Vail | 970.479.2291 (Click here for directions)
Monday-Saturday | 11:30 pm-12:30 pm | 9/4/18-9/29-18 | $5 or $3 for VRD taxpayers

 

Looking to take your hiking to the next level? Click here to learn about our guided full-day and family backcountry hikes!!