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

Introducing The Electrifying Twins of Girls in Science

Posted by Walking Mountains on Dec 1, 2015 1:07:42 AM
“Do you know how many bones there are in the human body?” 9-year-old Jahanny Machigua asks wildlife biologist guest speaker Jennifer Austin. Austin has been speaking about her field work relating..
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Topics: Girls in Science, School Programs

Teachers and Students Take the Eco-Schools Challenge In Eagle County

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 2, 2015 1:40:43 AM
It’s Thursday after school, and a group of 4th and 5th grade students huddle around a Kill-A-Watt meter diligently recording how much energy a classroom fan consumes when it’s running. At Brush..
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Topics: School Programs

Cultivating STEM Rock Stars

Posted by Walking Mountains on Sep 30, 2015 10:00:27 AM
It’s not often that you meet a seventh grader asking questions about college, especially ones specific to science majors. The Walking Mountains Science Center STEM program attracts students that..
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Topics: School Programs, STEM

Walking Mountains Science Center Partners with Eagle County Schools to Take Science Outside for over 3,500 local youth

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jun 3, 2015 5:12:47 PM
Avon, Colo. June 3, 2015 – Walking Mountains Science Center and Eagle County Schools partnership continues to grow. Every school year thousands of students visit a Walking Mountains Science Center..
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Topics: Press Release, School Programs

Inspiring Students to Reduce Their School's Energy Usage

Posted by Walking Mountains on Apr 6, 2015 10:24:01 AM
Avon, Colo. April 6, 2015 – A grant from Vail Resorts Epic Promise has allowed Walking Mountains Science Center to engage Eagle County students in the eco-schools program. As part of this program,..
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Topics: Press Release, School Programs

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..
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Topics: Environmental Education, School Programs, Internship

Vail Valley Preschool Programs

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jan 15, 2014 11:09:06 AM
Did you know that Walking Mountains Science Center offers a preschool program each week?  This is the perfect venue for Vail Valley moms and tykes to come on out and explore their curious nature! 
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Topics: Earth Keepers, School Programs

Preschool & Early Childhood Programs at Walking Mountains

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jul 26, 2013 3:07:48 PM
EarthKeepers is a preschool program hosted by Walking Mountain Science Center. The program is catered towards young science lovers ages 3-5. Children have the opportunity to meet Mondays and..
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Topics: Earth Keepers, School Programs

Avon Elementary Secures National Blue Ribbon School Award

Posted by Walking Mountains on Dec 11, 2012 9:58:53 AM
The principal, teachers and students over at Avon Elementary School (AES) have much to celebrate these days.  AES was recently awarded the National Blue Ribbon Schools Award - a designation..
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Topics: Girls in Science, Energy Smart, School Programs

Senator Udall Visits New Walking Mountains Campus

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jun 7, 2011 4:45:39 PM
On Friday, June 3rd Senator Mark Udall visited the new Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO.  The Senator was keen to hear about the non-profit/public partnership that Walking Mountains has..
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Topics: Press Release, School Programs