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 Expands Family Programs to Gypsum & Dotsero

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Sep 20, 2019 2:00:00 PM
Walking Mountains Science Center will begin offering free family programs in Gypsum and Dotsero beginning September 25! Families with young children ages 3 to 6 are encouraged to come explore the..
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Topics: Earth Keepers, 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 Guided Vail & Beaver Creek Hiking Schedule

Posted by Walking Mountains on May 15, 2019 9:17:00 AM
Guided Vail Hikes for All Ability Levels Walking Mountains Science Center is excited to announce their 2019 summer & fall guided hiking programs. Now in their sixth year on the trails, Walking..
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Topics: Press Release, Hike Of The Week, Backcountry Hikes

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

Walking Mountains Awards 2017 Volunteer of the Year

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Feb 1, 2018 1:40:11 AM
For 20 years, Walking Mountains Science Center has enjoyed dedicated and crucial community support; the majority of their programs are offered for free or at low cost due to the generosity of..
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Topics: Volunteers, Press Release, Awards

GOCO Awards $1.4 Million to Increase Outdoor Recreation Opportunities in the Eagle River Valley

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Dec 18, 2017 11:43:08 AM
On Friday, the Great Outdoor Colorado (GOCO) Board awarded an Inspire Initiative grant of $1,412,710 to the Eagle Valley Outdoor Movement (EVOM), a coalition led by Walking Mountains Science..
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Topics: Press Release, Eagle Valley Outdoor Movement, Awards

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

YouthPower365 Transplants Sowing Seeds Program to Walking Mountains

Posted by Walking Mountains on Aug 16, 2017 2:07:53 AM
For seven years, Sowing Seeds has introduced young students in Eagle County to the world of gardening, healthy eating and environmental stewardship. Stem by stem, leaf by leaf, hundreds of..
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Topics: Press Release, School Programs, Sowing Seeds

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

Walking Mountains Science Center Earns Fifth Straight Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Apr 27, 2017 11:16:22 AM
Walking Mountains Science Center, a local nonprofit founded in 1998 that focuses on natural science and sustainability education, recently earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s..
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Topics: Walking Mountains Fundraiser, Press Release, Awards

Eagle Valley Outdoor Movement Applies for GOCO Funding

Posted by Walking Mountains on Apr 12, 2017 2:15:10 AM
Students from Battle Mountain High School crowd around a tripod. The sun is setting and the temperature has dropped two-fold in the last hour, but they will have to withstand the cold a little..
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Topics: Press Release, Eagle Valley Outdoor Movement