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

Cleaning up after large Avon rain event yesterday

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jul 23, 2021 8:56:41 AM
Due to the rain event yesterday in Avon, we are closed this morning at the Avon Tang Campus while we clean up. Scheduled programming will resume however there is no visitor parking in the top..
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Topics: Walking Mountains Science Center, Our History

Walking Mountains and EVLT Permanently Protect Land in Sweetwater

Posted by Walking Mountains on Apr 12, 2021 1:42:18 PM
Walking Mountains' Precourt Family Sweetwater Campus. Photo (C) Todd Winslow Pierce & Eagle Valley Wild
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Topics: Our History, Sweetwater

2020 Annual Report

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 12, 2020 9:00:00 AM
Dear Friends,
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Topics: Our History

Donor Perspective: Why I’m Matching My 2019 Support Dollar for Dollar

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Aug 17, 2020 9:42:00 AM
When my portfolio plummeted in March, my initial reaction was to scale back. Then I had a conversation with Walking Mountains’ Patty White. Patty opened my eyes to the uphill battle that..
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Topics: Walking Mountains Fundraiser, Walking Mountains Science Center, Our History

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

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

A Sustainable Transition Langmaid Joins Colorado Mountain College

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Sep 13, 2019 2:14:00 PM
Dr. Kim Langmaid, the Founder and Vice President of Sustainability at Walking Mountains Science Center, has accepted a position as associate professor of sustainability studies at Colorado..
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Topics: Our History, Press Release

Walking Mountains Breaks Ground on New Borgen Precourt Center for Sustainability

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Apr 19, 2018 3:12:19 PM
On Monday, April 9th, Walking Mountains Science Center broke ground on the Borgen Precourt Center for Sustainability, named to honor two long-time local families who have supported Walking..
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Topics: Walking Mountains Fundraiser, Our History, Press Release, Center For Sustainability

From 900 to over 127,000 people served annually in Walking Mountains’ 20 Year History

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Feb 14, 2018 6:33:00 PM
In 1998, a small group of educators banded together with a common purpose: to provide supplemental, hands-on, outdoor science education to the students of Eagle County’s public and private..
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Topics: Our History, Press Release

Alpine Bank Purchases $920,000 Tax Credit Certificate from Walking Mountains

Posted by Walking Mountains on Sep 29, 2017 1:50:41 PM
Walking Mountains Science Center has successfully sold their tax credit certificate that was issued by the State of Colorado for the conservation easement that was placed on 3.5 acres of the 5.8..
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Topics: Our History, Press Release

Walking Mountains Announces Comprehensive Fundraising Campaign at Annual Fundraiser

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jul 14, 2017 1:20:31 PM
Walking Mountains Science Center hosted a sold out crowd of guests at their fundraising gala, A Taste of Nature, on Wednesday, July 12th. The evening celebrated another successful year of..
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Topics: Walking Mountains Fundraiser, Our History, Press Release

Eagle County Collaboration Creates 100 Acre Conservation Easement at Walking Mountains

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jan 4, 2017 11:59:25 PM
In a place where adventure and learning never hibernate, you can add land preservation to that list. On Tuesday, December 20th, Walking Mountains Science Center purchased five acres of land next..
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Topics: Our History, Press Release