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Walking Mountains Science Center in Lionshead, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Lionshead, CO

Join a Naturalist for an educational hike through the forest atop Vail Mountain. Learn about summer ecology and animal adaptations as you take in majestic mountain views. Come prepared to spend an hour outside with appropriate clothing, hiking shoes and water. Most ages and abilities. FREE vacation activity. The Nature Discovery Center is located at the top of the Eagle Bahn Gondola out of Lionshead and is open seven days a week. Call or visit the website ... Read More
Vail Nature Center in Vail Village, CO

Vail Nature Center in Vail Village, CO

Want to explore and learn about nature on your Vail or Beaver Creek vacation? Interactive exhibits, informative outdoor tours and more are available for kids and adults! A farmhouse perched between a montane meadow and the forested bank of Gore Creek houses the Vail Nature Center. This seven-acre facility in the heart of Vail is a tranquil gem whose knowledgeable staff hosts informative bird, wildflower and beaver pond tours and backcountry hikes. From ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO

Join a Walking Mountains Naturalist for an easy, scenic hike that brings some education to your Vail or Beaver Creek vacation! Hike through aspen forests and streamside communities near the Avon Walking Mountains science center. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment. Walks will be conducted on snowshoes as necessary depending on snow levels. Please wear proper footwear and clothing for the outdoors in winter. ... Read More
US Forest Service Station in Minturn, CO

US Forest Service Station in Minturn, CO

Between Vail and Beaver Creek, you'll find fabulous hiking, views, photo ops and an informative Naturalist guide! A FREE activity for ages 10 and up. No pre-registration required, just show up! Ever wonder what lies within Colorado's beautiful Rocky Mountains? Join a Naturalist with the Eagle - Holy Cross Ranger District and Walking Mountains Science Center on a hike to learn about public lands, flora, fauna, wildlife and local history on a scenic hike. ... Read More
Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO

Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO

Challenge yourself to over 14,000 feet of elevation gain on one of Apex's fourteener ascents! Colorado offers the greatest number of fourteener summits in North America, making it the perfect destination for adventurers and enthusiasts alike. Skin or snowshoe to approach your route. A fourteener ascent with Apex is for everyone up for a challenge; no prior experience required. Climb a fourteener to gain experience and push for higher mountains, such ... Read More
Piney River Ranch in Lionshead, CO - (970) 390-0236

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