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

Jane Goodall's Legacy Beyond Apes

Posted by Lizzy Owens on Sep 10, 2018 3:01:39 AM
She is an icon in so many ways, with a recognizable image: dressed in olive green or khaki with her grey hair pulled back into a ponytail, she sits with a chimpanzee.  You know Jane Goodall, but..
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Topics: Curious Nature

Take an Audio Tour of the Wilderness Surrounding I70

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Aug 6, 2018 3:50:30 AM
For over a decade, a team including biologists from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the US Forest Service, and environmental non-profit Rocky Mountain Wild, has studied the movements of wildlife on..
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Topics: Curious Nature

Wilderness and Freedom

Posted by Jaymee Squires on Jul 2, 2018 3:17:26 AM
When I think about the 4th of July and all that it celebrates about our great country, I can’t help but think about our system of public lands, and in particular, wilderness. In the state of..
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Topics: Curious Nature

20 Great Adventures: Nature Journaling

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Mar 21, 2018 2:11:51 PM
For our next Great Adventure, I invite you to break out a pencil and a pad of paper. If you want to get real wild, I welcome you to add some colored pencils or crayons to the mix.  Have you..
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Topics: 20 Great Adventures, Curious Nature

Donations Come in Many Different Forms

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jun 25, 2015 3:44:20 PM
Walking Mountains Science Center has a mission that connects with many different people. Gerhard Assenmacher is one of most colorful and creative supporters of our mission.
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Topics: Curious Nature

Wildflowers on Shrine Mountain

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jun 27, 2012 2:37:38 AM
Beautiful moment captured by Walking Mountains Naturalist Theresa O'Halloran.
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Topics: Curious Nature, Wildflower Update

Colorado Springtime Wildflowers

Posted by Rose Delles on May 10, 2011 1:51:05 PM
Greek mythology has given us the Anemoi, whose English translation means “wind.” The Greek Anemoi are four wind gods who each represent a cardinal direction. Each have been associated with various..
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Topics: Curious Nature, Wildflower Update