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 Sustainability Blog

Helping to Make Events Sustainable in the Eagle Valley

Posted by Kimberly Schlaepfer on Aug 1, 2018 2:33:23 PM
Walking Mountains Sustainability Zero Waste Events Walking Mountains' Zero Waste program is committed to reducing waste and resource consumption. At Zero Waste events we do this by working with..
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Topics: Actively Green, Recycling

Sustainability Tips: When Recycling Plastics Not All Numbers are Created Equal

Posted by Ford Sanger on Jul 5, 2018 7:38:00 AM
Did you know that the number inside the recycling symbol is actually used to identify the type of material? It doesn’t ensure the items are recyclable, but rather lets you know the type of plastic..
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Topics: Sustainability Tips, Recycling

Walking Mountains and Town of Vail Celebrate America Recycles Day

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Nov 8, 2016 2:15:37 AM
In recognition of America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, the Town of Vail is joining communities around the country in hosting a series of events to encourage waste reduction and recycling. The town’s..
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Topics: Forever Green, Recycling

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

Eagle County Local Recycling 4-1-1

Posted by Walking Mountains Science Center on Feb 20, 2015 11:27:39 AM
Recycling is all-the-buzz lately in Vail, and throughout Eagle County, but why? The best reason, of course, is because it’s the right thing to do for our environment, economy, and public health...
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Topics: Recycling

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