Vail Nature Center
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Troy’s Ski Shop
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Big Bear Bistro
Unless your accommodation includes a morning buffet, this is where you come for breakfast. It serves gourmet coffee, tasty breakfast...
601 Vail Valley Dr · interesting places nearby
Vail Nature Center information
The Nature Center offers guided tours all summer long, from half- and full-day backcountry hikes to more family-oriented activities. Free creekside nature tours run on Sundays; other popular kids' activities include wildflower walks and evening trips to the beaver pond or stargazing with s'mores. There are also four short interpretive trails open to the public.