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Given a chance, the earth will move you.

With year-round programs and events for youth and adults, there is always something happening at Walking Mountains Science Center.

News Sources


Walking Mountains BLOG

All articles, columns and videos about Walking Mountains Science Center are catalogued in our BLOG which is updated weekly.

  • Learn what's going on in nature this week through our weekly Curious Nature columns and weekly TV 8 appearances.
  • Read articles about the school, our programs, awards, and events.
  • Visit the BLOG now.


Resources for Members of the Media

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We work to keep members of the media up to date on our programs, events and campus through Media Kits and Media Events. Visit Media to learn more.


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318 walking mountains lane
        avon, co 81620

  970.827.9725 p 970.827.9730 f


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Walking Mountains operates under special use permit from the White River National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider.  All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Walking Mountains Science Center™ is a 501(3c) nonprofit that provides place-based education in natural and environmental science through science programs for Eagle County schools, summer science day camps and overnight camps, adult and family excursions that take place across Vail, Colorado and Eagle County, Colorado. Graduate fellows can apply to be environmental educators and intern naturalists. Our educational programs enhance scientific literacy, build environmental awareness, and inspire stewardship in children, adults, residents and visitors to the Vail area and Rocky Mountains. The science center recently achieved LEED Platinum Certification for the Buck Creek Campus from the U.S. Green Building Council.