Located near Centura Health in Avon right off of I-70. An innovative natural science learning campus for residents and visitors of the Eagle Valley. Free and open to the public.

318 Walking Mountains Lane, Avon, CO 81620

Located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola on Vail Mountain out of Lionshead Village, Vail. All visitors must have a pass to ride the gondola. Free and open to the public with valid gondola pass.
Nestled along Gore Creek near the Betty Ford Alpine Garden and Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail Village.
601 Vail Valley Drive, Vail, CO 81657

Walking Mountains Blog

Hike Of The Week: Winter Preparedness

Posted by Nathan Boyer-Rechlin on Dec 3, 2019 11:00:00 AM
Happy December everyone! With fresh snow from the last round of storms glistening on the ground--it is a great week to make sure you’re all set to get out and enjoy it. As our snowpack continues..
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Topics: Hike Of The Week, Backcountry Hikes

The Science Behind Concussions and Dizziness Treatments

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Dec 1, 2019 10:24:00 AM
A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury associated with functional and microstructural brain changes resulting from direct or indirect forces transmitted to the brain. There is a rapid onset..
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Topics: The Science Behind Series

Staff Spotlight: Aidan Goldie

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM
Meet our staff! Walking Mountains staff is full of brilliant, interesting and funny individuals. We want the community that might not have a chance to work with them or participate in their..
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Topics: Staff Spotlight

Hike Of The Week: A Changing Landscape

Posted by Nathan Boyer-Rechlin on Nov 26, 2019 11:00:00 AM
A Changing Landscape: Be prepared for winter backcountry recreation! It’s truly amazing what a differences a few days can make to our mountain landscape! As the clouds lift from this past storm..
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Topics: Hike Of The Week, Backcountry Hikes

Staff Spotlight: Nikki Maline

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Meet our staff! Walking Mountains staff is full of brilliant, interesting and funny individuals. We want the community that might not have a chance to work with them or participate in their..
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Topics: Staff Spotlight

Hike Of The Week: Trail Closures

Posted by Nathan Boyer-Rechlin on Nov 5, 2019 9:20:00 AM
Winter certainly didn’t waste any time in coming to our mountains this year! As we turn our calendars to November, many of us have already ventured into the backcountry on our skis or snowshoes...
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Topics: Hike Of The Week, Backcountry Hikes

Staff Spotlight: Hannah Rumble

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 1, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Meet our staff! Walking Mountains staff is full of brilliant, interesting and funny individuals. We want the community that might not have a chance to work with them or participate in their..
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Topics: Staff Spotlight

Hike Of The Week: Shoulder Season Hiking Tips

Posted by Nathan Boyer-Rechlin on Oct 29, 2019 4:46:00 PM
With snow consistently in the forecast for the next week, the fall hiking season seems to be coming to an end. However, for those still wanting to get out and stretch their legs good hiking can..
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Topics: Hike Of The Week, Backcountry Hikes

The Science Behind Horticultural Therapy

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Oct 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Join Walking Mountains Science Center and local certified horticultural therapist on Tuesday, November 5th at 6:30pm for an insightful evening of exploring the greater power of gardening as a..
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Topics: The Science Behind Series

Staff Spotlight: Landyn Mills

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Oct 25, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Meet our staff! Walking Mountains staff is full of brilliant, interesting and funny individuals. We want the community that might not have a chance to work with them or participate in their..
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Topics: Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Megan Carter

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Oct 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Meet our staff! Walking Mountains staff is full of brilliant, interesting and funny individuals. We want the community that might not have a chance to work with them or participate in their..
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Topics: Staff Spotlight

Top Ten Reasons to Attend Fright at the Museum

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Oct 16, 2019 2:00:00 PM
Fright at the Museum is back! Don’t miss the scarily-fun family Halloween event of the season at Walking Mountains Science Center on October 26 from 1-5pm. The 7th year of Fright at the Museum..
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Topics: Kids Activities, Walking Mountains Fundraiser, Walking Mountains Science Center