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

Back to School with Walking Mountains

Posted by Walking Mountains on Sep 6, 2022 1:03:52 PM
As the sound of summer campers exploring the Avon Tang Campus fades and the nights become cooler, the Youth Programs team is hard at work preparing for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. Our..
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Topics: Environmental Education, School Programs, Staff Spotlight

Four Ways to Support Your Child in the Outdoors

Posted by Walking Mountains on Aug 2, 2022 2:14:17 PM
Walking Mountains summer science camp is full of dynamic learning opportunities. We educators use science and nature together to awaken a sense of wonder and inspire stewardship of the natural world,..
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Topics: Environmental Education, School Programs, Staff Spotlight

Teachers & Students: An Update from the Foley Graduate Fellows

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jul 5, 2022 2:05:13 PM
Did you know that Walking Mountains’ Youth Program Educators are also graduate students in our Foley Graduate Fellowship?This summer, Walking Mountains will celebrate the graduation of our third..
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Topics: Environmental Education, School Programs, Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Rose Delles

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Dec 4, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Meet our staff! Walking Mountains staff is full of brilliant, interesting and funny individuals. We want the community that might not have a chance to work with them or participate in their program..
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Topics: Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Carrie Anderson

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 6, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Meet our staff! Walking Mountains staff is full of brilliant, interesting and funny individuals. We want the community that might not have a chance to work with them or participate in their program..
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Staff Spotlight: Scott Dunn

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Oct 16, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Meet our staff! Walking Mountains staff is full of brilliant, interesting and funny individuals. We want the community that might not have a chance to work with them or participate in their program..
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Topics: Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Kim Schlaepfer

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Sep 25, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Meet our staff! Walking Mountains staff is full of brilliant, interesting and funny individuals. We want the community that might not have a chance to work with them or participate in their program..
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Topics: Staff Spotlight

Meet our 2020 Summer Staff!

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jun 4, 2020 8:51:00 AM
Our summer staff for 2020 has arrived! Every year we welcome seasonal staff to work in diverse roles of the organization. Three positions that we hire for are:  Naturalists, who work directly with..
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Topics: Earth Keepers, Nature Discovery Center, Vail Nature Center, Walking Mountains Science Center, Employment, Internship, Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Tessa Allen

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Feb 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Meet our staff! Walking Mountains staff is full of brilliant, interesting and funny individuals. We want the community that might not have a chance to work with them or participate in their program..
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Topics: Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Kathleen O'Toole-Gilles

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jan 31, 2020 10:43:26 AM
Meet our staff! Walking Mountains staff is full of brilliant, interesting and funny individuals. We want the community that might not have a chance to work with them or participate in their program..
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Staff Spotlight: Nina Waysdorf

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jan 10, 2020 11:00:00 AM
Meet our staff! Walking Mountains staff is full of brilliant, interesting and funny individuals. We want the community that might not have a chance to work with them or participate in their program..
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Topics: Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Aidan Goldie

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM
Meet our staff! Walking Mountains staff is full of brilliant, interesting and funny individuals. We want the community that might not have a chance to work with them or participate in their program..
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Topics: Staff Spotlight