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

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Fun Earth Day Activities for the Whole Family!

Posted by Walking Mountains on Apr 13, 2012 11:38:49 AM
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Earth Day is coming up!!  Celebrate with the kids by getting out into nature this coming week.  Here's a list of fun things you can do with Walking Mountains Science Center and in your own backyard:

At Walking Mountains

  • Visit us on Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday to take a nature hike on campus.  Learn about Colorado's flora and fauna right here in Avon.  Hikes are FREE to the public and depart at 2pm from the center.
  • Visit us on Friday for the EarthKeepers Preschool Program!

Please call us to register: (970) 827-9725

Fun Earth Day Activities for The Entire Family You Can Do at Your Home

Here's a little inspiration: We recently held a drawing contest where we provided the kids with the following statement, "Nature ROCKS!  Show us what you love about nature in a drawing."  Below is the entry from our number one pick - Sophie Russell, Age 9 from Edwards Elementary School.  Thank you Sophie for sharing your vision!  Sophie's work will be featured in a greeting card series available from our campus store this summer.

Nature ROCKS!

 

Topics: Family Activities, Kids Activities

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Curious Nature - Learn about our wonderful environment
Students to Stewards - Walking Mountains News, Hike of the Week and Events
Climate Action Collaborative - Follow the Collaborative's efforts to reduce carbon emissions in Eagle County 25% by 2025 and 80% by 2050 
Sustainability - Stay up to date with sustainability practices and new initiatives

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