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

Back to School with Walking Mountains

Posted by Walking Mountains on Sep 6, 2022 1:03:52 PM
As the sound of summer campers exploring the Avon Tang Campus fades and the nights become cooler, the Youth Programs team is hard at work preparing for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. Our..
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Topics: Environmental Education, School Programs, Staff Spotlight

Four Ways to Support Your Child in the Outdoors

Posted by Walking Mountains on Aug 2, 2022 2:14:17 PM
Walking Mountains summer science camp is full of dynamic learning opportunities. We educators use science and nature together to awaken a sense of wonder and inspire stewardship of the natural world,..
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Topics: Environmental Education, School Programs, Staff Spotlight

Teachers & Students: An Update from the Foley Graduate Fellows

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jul 5, 2022 2:05:13 PM
Did you know that Walking Mountains’ Youth Program Educators are also graduate students in our Foley Graduate Fellowship?This summer, Walking Mountains will celebrate the graduation of our third..
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Topics: Environmental Education, School Programs, Staff Spotlight

Hike of the Week: June Creek

Posted by Nathan Boyer-Rechlin on May 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM
And just like that, hiking season is upon us! For those of you that were in the valley last year--you’ll be aware of how stark a contrast this summer is setting up to be. While our snowpack peaked at..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Hike Of The Week, Backcountry Hikes

Hike of the Week: Endangered Species Week

Posted by Nathan Boyer-Rechlin on May 12, 2020 8:59:00 AM
What do Colorado’s state animal, Governor Polis, and your backyard trail all have in common? Well, this week, quite a lot actually.   Set to coincide with both Colorado Public Lands Day on May 16th,..
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Topics: Environmental Education, Hike Of The Week, Backcountry Hikes

Colorado High School Students Monitor Stream Health for the Forest Service

Posted by Walking Mountains on Oct 9, 2014 8:43:53 AM
Local High School Students Monitor Stream Health for the Forest Service Contributed by Peter Wadden Thanks to ongoing support from the National Forest Foundation and Vail Resorts’ Ski Conservation..
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Topics: Environmental Education, School Programs, Internship

Forest Service Research Project Offers College Credits and Paid Internship in Vail

Posted by Walking Mountains on Apr 19, 2013 9:46:52 AM
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Topics: Employment, Environmental Education, Internship