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Adult Full Day Nature Hikes
Meet at 7 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays
June 4 to Sept. 26, 2013
Cost: $50 or $45 for Vail Recreation District Taxpayers. Reservations are required.
Every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the summer naturalist guides from the Nature Center lead participants on all-day hikes throughout the Holy Cross and Eagles Nest Wilderness. Hikes are at a pace that allows participants to enjoy the flora and fauna along the trail. Participants should be in healthy condition and accustomed to the altitude. Hike participants should bring extra clothing, rain gear, lunch, trail snacks, water and a camera. Transportation is provided from the Nature Center. Dogs are not allowed.
Adult Half-Day Wildflower Hikes
Meet at 8:30 a.m. Fridays
June 21 to Sept. 6, 2013
Cost: $35, or $30 for Vail Recreation District Taxpayers. Reservations are required.
In the Rockies, we are fortunate to be surrounded by an abundance of beauty and biodiversity. You may have taken hundreds of pictures of that pretty little purple flower, but what is it called, and how do you tell the difference between that and the other purple flower? Learn the basic skills you need to identifying local plants, as well as fascinating information about their historic and modern uses. What berries are edible, what plants might save your life if you were stranded in the backcountry? Our expert naturalists will teach you on a leisurely hike on various trails in the Vail area. While easier and slower-paced than full-day hikes, participants must be able to hike 3-6 miles at high altitude. Hike participants should bring rain gear, trail snacks, water and a camera. Participants should wear sturdy footwear that is comfortable. Transportation is provided from the Nature Center. Dogs are not allowed.
Vail Nature Center Hiking Club
Membership is $250, or $230 for Vail Recreation District taxpayers.
Are you here for the summer and love to hike and explore the mountains around Vail? Join the Nature Center Hiking Club and spend the summer venturing into the high country in search of great views, wildflowers and pristine wilderness. Each hike takes club members to a different destination and hikes are educational, informative and fun. Membership also offers priority placing on the Nature Center's Hiking Club Eco-Tour Hut Trips.