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

We're Committed to Justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jun 23, 2020 3:00:00 PM
Walking Mountains Science Center stands in solidarity with the Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) community and those advocating for social justice. From the backyard to the..
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Topics: Walking Mountains Science Center, Our History

Meet our 2020 Summer Staff!

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jun 4, 2020 8:51:00 AM
Our summer staff for 2020 has arrived! Every year we welcome seasonal staff to work in diverse roles of the organization. Three positions that we hire for are:  Naturalists, who work directly with..
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Topics: Earth Keepers, Nature Discovery Center, Vail Nature Center, Walking Mountains Science Center, Employment, Internship, Staff Spotlight

Early Childhood Scavenger Hunt

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on May 4, 2020 10:00:00 AM
At Walking Mountains, we love scavenger hunts! They are a fun way for preschool aged children to move around, discover something new and learn along the way. Here are two fantastic scavenger hunts..
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Topics: Earth Keepers, Family Activities, Kids Activities

STEM at HOME-Summer STEM

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on May 1, 2020 1:46:19 PM
  Going stir crazy at home? Starting to feel like a mad scientist? Join us weekly on Fridays for our Walking Mountains’ staff favorite STEM activities. Pick out activities that you can do at home..
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Topics: Family Activities, Kids Activities, STEM

STEM at HOME-Art in STEM

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Apr 24, 2020 12:26:00 PM
  Going stir crazy at home? Starting to feel like a mad scientist? Join us weekly on Fridays for our Walking Mountains’ staff favorite STEM activities. Pick out activities that you can do at home..
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Topics: Family Activities, Kids Activities, STEM

STEM at HOME-Outdoor STEM

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Apr 17, 2020 3:00:00 PM
  Going stir crazy at home? Starting to feel like a mad scientist? Join us weekly on Fridays for our Walking Mountains’ staff favorite STEM activities. Pick out activities that you can do at home..
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Topics: Family Activities, Kids Activities, STEM

STEM at HOME-Technology

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Apr 10, 2020 4:00:00 PM
  Going stir crazy at home? Starting to feel like a mad scientist? Join us weekly on Fridays for our Walking Mountains’ staff favorite STEM activities. Pick out activities that you can do at home..
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Topics: Family Activities, Kids Activities, STEM

STEM at HOME-Engineering

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Apr 3, 2020 2:30:00 PM
  Going stir crazy at home? Starting to feel like a mad scientist? Join us weekly on Fridays for our Walking Mountains’ staff favorite STEM activities. Pick out activities that you can do at home..
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Topics: Family Activities, Kids Activities, STEM

Desafio al Aire Libre

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Apr 2, 2020 10:51:00 AM
Mientras practicamos el distanciamiento social durante estos tiempos turbulentos, no debemos dejar de aprender y salir a explorar. Al explorar con los desafíos al aire libre, por favor trate a los..
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Topics: Family Activities, Kids Activities, Backyard Nature Challenge

STEM at HOME-Make a Mess

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Mar 27, 2020 10:48:38 AM
  Going stir crazy at home? Starting to feel like a mad scientist? Pick out activities that you can do at home with your elementary and middle school aged students either all at once or pace..
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Topics: Family Activities, Kids Activities, STEM

STEM at HOME-Stuck Inside Science

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Mar 20, 2020 1:00:00 PM
  Going stir crazy at home? Starting to feel like a mad scientist? Join us weekly on Fridays for our Walking Mountains’ staff favorite STEM activities. Pick out activities that you can do at home..
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Topics: Family Activities, Kids Activities, STEM

STEM at HOME

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Mar 20, 2020 1:00:00 PM
  Going stir crazy at home? Starting to feel like a mad scientist? Join us weekly on Fridays for our Walking Mountains’ staff favorite STEM activities. Pick out activities that you can do at home..
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Topics: Family Activities, Kids Activities, STEM