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

Staff Spotlight: Tessa Allen

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Feb 7, 2020 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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Staff Spotlight: Kathleen O'Toole-Gilles

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jan 31, 2020 10:43:26 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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Staff Spotlight: Nina Waysdorf

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jan 10, 2020 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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