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

Walking Mountains Science Center

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

Recent Posts

Walking Mountains Expands Family Programs to Gypsum & Dotsero

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Sep 20, 2019 2:00:00 PM
Walking Mountains Science Center will begin offering free family programs in Gypsum and Dotsero beginning September 25! Families with young children ages 3 to 6 are encouraged to come explore the..
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Topics: Earth Keepers, Press Release

A Sustainable Transition Langmaid Joins Colorado Mountain College

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Sep 13, 2019 2:14:00 PM
Dr. Kim Langmaid, the Founder and Vice President of Sustainability at Walking Mountains Science Center, has accepted a position as associate professor of sustainability studies at Colorado..
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Topics: Our History, Press Release

Vail Pass Wildlife Byway Field Day

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Sep 9, 2019 9:43:23 AM
Have you ever wondered why wildlife cross the road and what you can do to help them do it safely? Join Summit County Safe Passages’ partners to learn more about efforts to reconnect important..
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Topics: Volunteers

The Science Behind Slacklining with GoPro Mountain Games

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Aug 8, 2019 12:05:00 PM
Slacklining is a sport and art that can be a balance training, recreation, and a moving meditation. It is similar, at first glance, to tightrope walking, and is accomplished by stretching and..
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Topics: The Science Behind Series

Hiking with a Purpose: Volunteers Needed to Serve as Citizen Scientists

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jul 23, 2019 10:51:00 AM
Volunteers can help scientists understand how climate change is affecting the American pika in the White River National Forest Avon, CO-- Hikers are needed to volunteer to collect data to help..
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Topics: Volunteers

The Science Behind Sound and Vibrations

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jul 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM
Summer in the valley includes a plethora of activities from hiking to fishing, star gazing to music festivals.  As you spread out your blanket on the grass and settle in for an evening of live..
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Topics: The Science Behind Series

A Taste of Nature is Fast Approaching

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jul 2, 2019 8:30:00 AM
A Taste of Nature, Walking Mountains Science Center’s annual gala, will be held on July 9 with a festive cocktail party and catered dinner under a tent on our beautiful Tang Campus in Avon. This..
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Topics: A Taste of Nature

The Science Behind Yoga & Your Life

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Apr 9, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Have you ever wondered how something works or how something was made? In the monthly Science Behind series, we partner with a guest presenter to explore a large variety of interesting topics. The..
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Topics: The Science Behind Series

The Science Behind Wildlife Closures

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Feb 18, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Have you ever wondered how something works or how something was made? In the monthly Science Behind series, we partner with a guest presenter to explore a large variety of interesting topics. The..
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Topics: The Science Behind Series

A Nonprofit's Guide To Google Ad Grants

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jan 25, 2019 3:08:17 PM
As a nonprofit, you may be aware of Google Ad Grants but not sure how to start. The program provides an unbelievable $120,000 a year in Google Ad space, meaning every non-enrolled 501(c)3..
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The Science Behind Balms & Lotions

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jan 24, 2019 11:15:00 AM
Have you ever wondered how something works or how something was made? In the monthly Science Behind series, we partner with a guest presenter to explore a large variety of interesting topics. The..
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Topics: The Science Behind Series

Science Behind Winter Weather And Climate with Dr. Jon Kedrowski

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 22, 2018 3:46:00 PM
Have you ever wondered how something works or how something was made? In the monthly Science Behind series, we partner with a guest presenter to explore a large variety of interesting topics. The..
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Topics: The Science Behind Series