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Free Guided Hiking and Nature Walks

Join the Walking Mountain Science Center for a free nature tour, guided by one of our naturalists, trained in interpretive education.

Explore Vail’s hiking trails and learn about the surrounding flora and fauna along the way with Walking Mountain Science Center at the Nature Discovery Center. Hop on the Eagle Bahn Gondola and take a scenic ride up to The Nature Discovery Center on Vail Mountain. There, you can embark on a free guided nature walk with one of the guides, or stick around for a free interpretive nature talk given by an expert naturalist. You’ll get even more out of your day hike, as you learn about summer ecology and animal adaptations while taking in the majestic mountain views. Learn more about these free tours:

Vail Mountain Nature HIkes

Vail Mountain Evening HIkes

Vail Creekside nature Tour