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

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

Recent Posts

West Vail Liquor Mart wins Actively Green Business of the Year

Posted by Walking Mountains on Aug 12, 2016 1:58:09 PM
Congratulations to Tom Mullen, Owner of West Vail Liquor Mart, along with his staff for winning Actively Green Business of the Year! West Vail Liquor Mart is a certified Actively Green business..
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Topics: Actively Green, Forever Green, Awards

Actively Green Spotlight: Active Energies

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jun 24, 2016 9:24:33 AM
Actively Green Ambassador: A spotlight that celebrates a local person who works for an Actively Green 2018 participating sustainable business. The goal is to recognize local “green/sustainable”..
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Topics: Actively Green, Actively Green Ambassador

Science Behind Recycling

Posted by Walking Mountains on Apr 13, 2016 3:02:18 PM
Have you ever wondered how something works or how something was made? In the monthly Science Behind series, we partner with a guest presenter to explore a large variety of interesting topics. The..
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Topics: The Science Behind Series, Recycling

Actively Green Sustainable Business Incentives Announced

Posted by Walking Mountains on Jan 19, 2016 11:24:51 AM
The Actively Green Sustainable Business Certification Program is part of a larger movement to create a culture of sustainability throughout the Eagle Valley. Over 120 businesses have participated..
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Topics: Actively Green, Forever Green

A New Year and a New Sustainable You!

Posted by Walking Mountains on Dec 28, 2015 1:15:57 AM
Out with the old and in with new! That is the motto of the moment as we approach the end of another year. After the winter holidays pass, it seems only natural for many of us to contemplate the..
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Topics: Forever Green, Sustainability Tips

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Walking Mountains in Avon Colorado

Posted by Walking Mountains on Dec 18, 2015 12:36:27 PM
Walking Mountains Science Center has elevated their sustainability program by adding SemaConnect Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations to their LEED Platinum Science Center in Avon, Colorado...
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Topics: Our History, Press Release, Forever Green

Free Home Energy Upgrades Offered in Eagle County

Posted by Walking Mountains on Nov 19, 2015 12:10:39 PM
The Walking Mountains Sustainability home energy savings program with Energy Smart Colorado will provide home energy visits and free energy efficiency upgrades to income-qualified households in..
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Topics: Energy Smart, Press Release, Forever Green

How to Make a Compost Bin

Posted by Walking Mountains on Oct 26, 2015 2:02:02 AM
Whether you are an apartment dweller looking for a new winter project, or a gardener looking to keep your hands in the soil as we enter this winter season, making your own compost bin is fun and..
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Topics: Forever Green, Composting

The Science Behind Your Home

Posted by Walking Mountains on Nov 4, 2014 2:14:05 PM
Have you ever wondered how something works or how something was made? In the monthly Science Behind series, we partner with a guest presenter to explore a large variety of interesting topics. The..
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Topics: Energy Smart, The Science Behind Series

Learn The Science Behind Worm Composting

Posted by Walking Mountains on Aug 12, 2014 11:14:08 AM
Have you ever wondered how something works or how something was made? In the monthly Science Behind series, we partner with a guest presenter to explore a large variety of interesting topics. The..
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Topics: The Science Behind Series, Composting