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Walking Mountains Science Center offers natural science education programs for everyone. Whether you are a local looking for some family fun in nature or a visitor camping here in the Valley, check our website for updates on program offerings at locations throughout Eagle County, Colorado.

  • Walking Mountains Science Center is open year round with guided programs offered seasonally.
  • We offer year-round programs at the Nature Discovery Center in partnership with Vail Resorts and the US Forest Service.
  • Join a naturalist at the Vail Nature Center, with programs provided morning, noon and night through a partnership with the Vail Rec District.
  • Meet us around the campfire for evening educational programs at local Campgrounds sponsored by the US Forest Service. Learn more.
  • Or get your own group together and we’ll come meet you at a location in Eagle County — call us to find out more – (970) 827-9725

Explore our locations and programs

Avon Tang Campus

Physical: 318 Walking Mountains Lane
Mailing: PO Box 9469
Avon, CO 81620

(970) 827-9725

Nature Discovery Center

Walking Mountains Yurt
Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola, Vail Mountain
(970) 754-4675

Vail Nature Center

601 Vail Valley Drive
Vail, CO 81657

(970) 479-2291