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

Sustainability

Walking Mountains Science Center

Walking Mountains Science Center
Our mission is to awaken a sense of wonder and inspire environmental stewardship and sustainability through natural science education.

Recent Posts

Town of Vail & Walking Mountains Energy Efficiency Incentive Program

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Mar 9, 2020 11:17:00 AM
The Town of Vail is partnering with Energy Smart Colorado at Walking Mountains Science Center to provide free comprehensive home energy assessments and double rebates for energy efficiency..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Forever Green

Sustainability Tips: Buy Nothing Friday

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 26, 2019 11:30:00 AM
We’ve all heard about, or perhaps experienced the chaos that is Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and one of the busiest shopping days in the US. Black Friday is typically thought to have..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips: How to Reduce Your Thanksgiving Food Waste

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM
According to the EPA, between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day American household waste will increase by more than 25%. Holiday food, packaging, shopping bags, wrapping paper, and other items will..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips: How to Become a More Conscious Traveler

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jun 17, 2019 5:50:00 PM
How to become a more conscious traveler Did you know that even when single-use plastics are sent to landfills that they aren’t harmless landfill liners can leak harmful pollutants into the..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Sustainability Tips: Sole Power

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jun 10, 2019 4:28:00 PM
How to get the most out of biking to work or events
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

The Sustainable Film Series: An Inconvenient Sequel

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Mar 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM
From extreme hurricanes and flooding, droughts and wildfires, to the increased spread of the Zika virus, climate change is impacting the world around us and it’s only going to get worse if we..
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Topics: The Sustainable Film Series

The Sustainable Film Series: STRAWS & Smog of the Sea

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Feb 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Ever since the industrial revolution, our country has been all about convenience, from fast food chains to grocery stores. The convenience may make our busy lives a lot easier, but do we ever..
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Topics: The Sustainable Film Series

What You Need To Know Before Idling Your Car

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jan 29, 2019 4:17:12 PM
What You Need to Know Before Idling Your Car
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Topics: Climate Action Collaborative

The Sustainable Film Series: Blue Heart

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jan 29, 2019 10:00:00 AM
The Balkan Peninsula, or Balkans, is a region in southeastern Europe composed of 10 different countries. Dubbed the Blue Heart of Europe, the region is home to the last wild rivers in all of the..
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Topics: The Sustainable Film Series

The Sustainable Film Series: Death By Design

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jan 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Take a minute to think about the number of electronics you own. Smartphone, tablet, laptop, and smartwatch just name a few of what most Americans individually own these days. Think about the last..
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Topics: The Sustainable Film Series