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The mountains of Vail and Beaver Creek offer activities for nature enthusiasts of all sorts.
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Fossil Posse Prehistoric Journeys in Edwards, CO

Fossil Posse Prehistoric Journeys in Edwards, CO

Dinosaur enthusiasts can have a great time on their Vail or Beaver Creek vacation this summer! BE A FOSSIL POSSE DINOSAUR EXPLORER with Fossil Posse Prehistoric Journeys! A must-do adventure for any fledgling dinosaur enthusiast! Trip duration is roughly 3 hours. Kids ages 6-12 years-old learn about ancient Colorado with an entertaining dinosaur talk, then head off to a realm of dinosaur discovery with real fossils, teeth, bones, footprints, life-sized ... Read More
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Vail Valley, CO

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Vail Valley, CO

Open year-round! A million years in the making...Glenwood Caverns & Historic Fairy Caves is located on top of Iron Mountain in Glenwood Springs. The caves are a constant 52 degrees, making this a "cool" family activity for a summer day or when the winter weather is nasty outside! Two kid-friendly, 40-minute walking cave tours available: Historic Fairy Caves Tour and King's Row Tour. Both travel deep into the mountain to some of the biggest and most ... Read More
Colorado River Center in Vail Valley, CO

Colorado River Center in Vail Valley, CO

The Colorado River Center at Rancho Del Rio on the banks of the Colorado River offers a full day of FUN for the whole family. It offers an abundance of family river activities near your Vail and Beaver Creek vacation. Options include: Rafting or Ducky rentals. Half- or full-day trips available. Have lunch on the shaded patio area and enjoy kids' playground plus splashing in the river Photo Ops GALORE!!! Swim in the river. PFDs (personal flotation ... Read More
Apex Mountain School in Avon, CO

Apex Mountain School in Avon, CO

Come learn Wilderness Survival skills with Apex Mountain School, Vail's #1-recommended private wilderness instruction, famed for unmatched client care. Kids, families, singles, couples, and all ability and fitness levels are welcome. All activity-specific equipment provided. Come and learn the "ins and outs" of surviving in a winter wilderness - from avalanche education to technical skills, building snow shelters and more. Apex clients consistently say, ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Meet the amazing natural characters of Vail Mountain that become more perceptible after the skiers leave. Travel by snowshoe as you learn about the habits of nocturnal animals in the serene evening forest. Please come prepared to spend an hour outside in the winter environment with snow pants, hats, gloves and sturdy boots. Snowshoes are provided. Ages 10+ FREE. Visit www.walkingmountains.org to register. Tuesday - Saturday | 5:30pm - 6:30pm | ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Children will explore the natural world and have fun with others while developing their sense of place. Topics vary weekly and help children express their inherent wonder and curiosity as little scientists. Come prepared for indoor and outdoor summer activities such as songs, stories, games, and outdoor play. Please bring water and a small snack for your child. Children 3-5 years with adult. $10/pair & $5/additional child. Generously underwritten by Alan ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Village, CO

Travel by snowshoes on an educational tour through the forests atop Vail Mountain. Learn about winter ecology and animal adaptations as you gaze at majestic mountain views. Please come prepared to spend an hour outside in the winter environment with snow pants, warm hats, gloves and sturdy boots. Snowshoes are provided. Online registration is required, visit www.walkingmountains.org/vailsnowshoe to register. Daily 2pm-3pm for ages 10+. Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

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 Science Behind series offers opportunities for adults to apply new knowledge and skills to everyday life, while having fun! Classes are free or low cost to attend. Space is limited! Classes are held once a month at Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon and ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO

Next time you're on the slopes at Vail Mountain, look out for bears! The only bear you'll see during the winter is our local fire expert Smokey Bear, who puts on skis every Wednesday to say hello and spread his wildfire prevention message. Free hugs! December 15th, 2017 through April 11th, 2018 on Wednesdays at various locations on the western part of Vail Mountain. Read More

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