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

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Free Vail Snowshoe Tours Daily!

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jan 9, 2013 12:19:50 PM
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Free Guided Family Snowshoe Tours of Vail ColoradoWalking Mountains provides naturalist guided snowshoe tours from the Nature Discovery Center on top of Vail Mountain and from the Science Center in Avon!

Nature Discovery Center, Daily at 2pm thru April 14th
Join a Walking Mountains Naturalist for an introductory educational snowshoe through the forest atop Vail Mountain. Learn about winter ecology and animal adaptations as you gaze at majestic mountain views. Please come prepared to spend an hour outside in the mountainous winter environment with appropriate clothing and water.  Snowshoes provided.  All ages, FREE.

Walking Mountains Science Center, Monday - Saturday at 2pm
Join a Walking Mountains Naturalist for a gentle educational hike through aspen and riparian communities.  Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Walks will be conducted on snowshoes as necessary due to snow levels.  Snowshoes provided.  All ages, FREE.

For more information please contact the Nature Discovery Center at (970) 754-4675, or Walking Mountains Science Center at (970) 827-9725.

Topics: Nature Discovery Center, Snowshoe

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Our mission is to awaken a sense of wonder and inspire environmental stewardship and sustainability through natural science education.