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

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

Backyard Nature Challenge!

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Mar 17, 2020 1:45:00 PM
As we practice social distancing during turbulent times, we shouldn't stop learning and exploring. When exploring through the Backyard Nature Challenges, please treat humans like wildlife... give..
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Topics: Family Activities, Kids Activities, Backyard Nature Challenge

Walking Mountains Science Center is Closed Until Further Notice

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Mar 13, 2020 2:08:00 PM
Walking Mountains Science Center COVID-19 Update **For the latest developments in eagle county visit ecemergency.org** Avon, CO (March 13, 2020) -  To proactively protect staff, volunteers and..
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Topics: Our History, Press Release

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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Topics: Staff Spotlight

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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Topics: Staff Spotlight

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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Topics: Staff Spotlight

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