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

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

Vail Certified as First Sustainable Mountain Resort Destination in the World

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jul 20, 2018 9:29:17 AM
Today, Vail announced their certification as a sustainable mountain resort destination. Vail is the first destination in the world to be certified to the Mountain IDEAL sustainable destination..
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Topics: Our History, Mountain IDEAL Destination, Forever Green

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

Vail to be Assessed as the First Certified Sustainable Destination in the U.S.

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jul 13, 2017 10:56:50 AM
After months of preparation, Vail will be hosting an independent site visit the week of August 17th, 2017 to determine if it has met the criteria needed to become the first Certified Sustainable..
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Topics: Our History, Mountain IDEAL Destination, Forever Green

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

Walking Mountains Science Center’s Avon Campus Celebrates Five Years

Posted by Walking Mountains on Aug 23, 2016 3:43:37 PM
This August, Walking Mountains Science Center celebrates the five-year anniversary of their Science Center’s grand opening in Avon. Since the state-of-the-art LEED Platinum Certified facility..
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Topics: Our History, Press Release

Walking Mountains Science Center Officially Adopts Buck Creek Trail

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jun 23, 2016 3:41:44 AM
Walking Mountains Science Center is thrilled to announce they have formally adopted Buck Creek Trail in Avon. They are looking forward to getting boots on the ground to inspire the next generation..
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Topics: Our History, Forever Green

Walking Mountains Science Center Receives $1 Million Endowment for Staff Professional Development

Posted by Walking Mountains on Feb 26, 2016 1:23:10 AM
Walking Mountains Science Center has received a gift of $1 million from a couple who wish to remain anonymous. This unique and transformational gift will be used to create an Endowment for..
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Topics: Walking Mountains Fundraiser, Our History, Press Release

Walking Mountains Science Center Purchases Sweetwater Property from Vail Mountain School

Posted by Walking Mountains on Aug 12, 2015 11:56:39 AM
Avon, Colo. August 12, 2015 – Walking Mountains Science Center has purchased 224 acres of property along Sweetwater Creek near Dotsero, CO from Vail Mountain School. As a result of the sale,..
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Topics: Our History, Press Release, Sweetwater