Vail Nature Center offers hands-on programs

3rd July, 2015 by

By Melanie Wong

Set on seven, scenic acres, the Vail Nature Center offers a tranquil retreat in the heart of Vail. With hands-on programs for every interest, it provides an inviting atmosphere for all ages, open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Set below Vail Valley Drive and bordered by the Gore Creek River, there is a sense of peaceful isolation upon entering the Vail Nature Center grounds.Originally built in the 1940s, the interpretative center still retains its rustic history and farmhouse charm. With a wooden-shingled roof and vine-covered walls, its surrounding fields grow freely, boasting over 150 wildflower species.Managed by Walking Mountains …

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