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’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

New Natural Playground at Avon Science Center

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jun 4, 2015 9:24:01 AM
During the spring of 2014, Walking Mountains Science Center was approached by an apprehensive yet studious and obviously industrious young man. Max Phannenstiehl, from Boy Scout troop 231 in..
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Topics: Our History

Vail Displays Commitment to Environmental Sustainability During 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

Posted by Walking Mountains on Feb 3, 2015 4:04:26 PM
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Topics: Actively Green, Our History

Walking Mountains Campus Construction Update

Posted by Walking Mountains on Oct 27, 2011 2:44:53 PM
As many of you know, we recently opened a world class science center for our community in Avon.  If you haven’t already, we invite you to explore our interactive Discovery Center, walk our..
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Topics: Our History

Nature Nook Mural Update

Posted by Walking Mountains on Oct 27, 2011 9:10:28 AM
More nature nook mural photos - hope you all are enjoying this process as much as we are! We continue progress to build and open our new Avon Tang Buck Creek Campus for Walking Mountains Science..
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Topics: Our History

Mountain Lion Mural Moves Along in the Nature Nook

Posted by Walking Mountains on Oct 26, 2011 9:26:35 AM
Mickey has been at it again this morning - painting, painting, painting!  You can follow his progress on the Nature Nook here on our blog or Facebook page.  Take a look at the mountain lion he..
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Topics: Our History

Nature Nook at Walking Mountains Science Center Begins to Take Shape

Posted by Walking Mountains on Oct 25, 2011 3:32:27 PM
We are so exited to see the Nature Nook taking shape on campus. While the exhibits are well underway and being built in Denver, our resident painter, Mickey, is painting murals so fast we can..
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Topics: Our History

Science Classroom in Avon Gets a Green Roof

Posted by Walking Mountains on Oct 11, 2011 2:12:53 PM
While kindergartners from the Eagle County Charter Academy were getting a lesson on the five senses today, the Meadows Learning Studio was undergoing some changes.  The MLS (which is the third..
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Topics: Walking Mountains Fundraiser, Our History

Solar Panels Installed at the New Science Center

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jul 6, 2011 3:07:18 PM
As our administrative "move-in" date looms closer (July 15th!), the construction crew at the new Walking Mountains Science Center is completing tasks daily.  Last week, the solar panels were..
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Topics: Our History