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The mountains of Vail and Beaver Creek offer activities for nature enthusiasts of all sorts.
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Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, CO

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, CO

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 decorated cave rooms ... Read More
Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO

Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO

Come learn Wilderness Survival with Vail's #1-recommended private mountain school and unmatched client care. Kids, families, singles, couples, and all ability and fitness levels 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, "The most fun we've ever had in the Vail ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, 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
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 Avon, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Explore the meadows, forests, and riparian areas of Buck Creek in search of our many bird residents. Learn about birding, bird identification, and habitats important to our avian friends. Some binoculars are available or bring your own. All ages, $5/person 2017 Schedule: Mondays & Wednesdays | 9:00 am-10:00 am | Monday June 12th-Wednesday August 9th Learn more: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/morning-bird-walks/ 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

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