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

Why are there more and more fires each year? And what does this mean?

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Aug 29, 2021 9:00:00 AM
If you live in the valley or have traveled recently in the area, you have probably noticed the abundance of smoke and haziness from nearby fires. You may ask yourself, “Why do we have such..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

Understanding Sustainable Apparel Certifications

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Jul 25, 2021 9:00:00 AM
Fast fashion is a business model in which clothes are mass-produced quickly and inexpensively in order to keep up with the latest fashion trends. The fast fashion industry has been described as a..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips

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