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Nature in Vail Valley, CO

The mountains of Vail and Beaver Creek offer activities for nature enthusiasts of all sorts.
Fossil Posse Prehistoric Journeys in Edwards, CO
Fossil Posse Prehistoric Journeys in Edwards, CO
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 dinosaurs, and more. Kids get to hold and examine artifacts as they explore dinos... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO
Walking Mountains Science Center provides fun & interactive programs to help you explore your own curious nature. At Walking Mountains, visitors of all ages can explore interactive exhibits. Or, take a nature walk (daily 2pm) with knowledgeable Naturalists to learn more about our spectacular mountain surroundings. There are also summer science day camps, early childhood programs and adult programs like backcountry hikes a... Read More
Colorado River Center in Vail Valley, CO
Colorado River Center in Vail Valley, CO
The Colorado River Center at Rancho Del Rio offers a full day of FUN for the whole family. At a beach on the banks of the Colorado River, it provides an abundance of family river activities near Vail and Beaver Creek Resorts. Options include:Rafting or Ducky rentals. Half- or full-day rentals available.Have lunch on the shaded patio area and enjoy kids' playground plus splashing in the riverPhoto Ops GALORE!!!... Read More
Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO
Apex Mountain School in Vail Valley, CO
On your Vail or Beaver Creek vacation, 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 Mountain School is the #1-recommended private wilderness instruction in Vail, famed for unmatched client care. Kids, families, singles, couples, and all skill and fitness levels are welcome. All activity-specific equipment... 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 s... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO
Join a Walking Mountains Naturalist for a gentle, educational hike through aspen forests and streamside communities. Learn about the ecology and animal adaptations of this mountain environment.All ages, FREE. Monday - Saturday | 2pm-3pm | 12/11/18-4/30/19. Visit the website for more information. Read More