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Town of Vail Recreation & Activities

Use the links below to find recreation & activities information while in Vail, CO.

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Neighborhood Parks

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Recreation Path System

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Vail Mountain

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Welcome Centers

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Art In Vail

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Recreational Drone Use

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Activities & Lodging Resources

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Vail Chamber & Business Association

The mission of the Vail Chamber & Business Association is to responsibly and professionally advocate for economic development and communication capacity for the Vail merchant community that will foster strong collaborative relationships and revenue development opportunities for its membership.



Vail Valley Partnership

Vail Valley Partnership is the regional community development organization, dedicated to the economic vitality of the Vail Valley. We support local businesses. We unite key stakeholders. We lead collaborative efforts throughout the community.



Vail Rec District

The Vail Recreation District's (VRD) mission is to offer diverse and exceptional recreation opportunities that enhance the physical, social and emotional well-being of all its residents and guests.



Vail Valley Foundation

Inspiring Lives. Enriching Community.
The Vail Valley Foundation is a non-profit responsible for enhancing and sustaining the Vail Valley through arts, athletics and education programs.



Vail Nature Center and Nature Discovery Center

Vail Nature CenerA 1940s homestead perched between a mountain meadow and the forested bank of Gore Creek houses the Vail Nature Center. This seven-acre facility, in the heart of Vail, is a tranquil gem to explore the web of trails along Gore Creek or come inside to learn from the exhibits and knowledgeable staff. Programs include: hiking, birding tours, beaver pond tours, wildflower viewing, stargazing, and creekside nature tours. All ages, donations accepted. Skip driving and take the in-town bus to the Soccer Fields stop on Vail Valley Drive to visit.The Nature Center is open seven days per week, Memorial Day weekend through the end of September. For More information visit the Vail Nature Center Website or call 970-479-2291.

Vail Nature Discovery CenterThe Nature Discovery Center is located at the top of Vail Mountain in a yurt and is accessed via the Eagle Bahn Gondola out of Lionshead. Explore an array of regional wildlife exhibits and speak with naturalists about the flora and fauna of Vail at the The Nature Discovery Center. Join us to experience the interactive exhibits inside, along with free daily Nature Walks and Interpretive Nature Talks that are led by certified interpretive guides. To learn more and see the full schedule of free programs offered, visit All ages welcome, free admission. 

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Contact Info

Vail Village
Welcome Center

  • Phone: 970-477-3522
  • Email:
  • Address:
    Vail Welcome Center
    241 South Frontage Rd.,
    Suite 8150,
    Vail, CO 81657

Welcome Center

  • Phone: 970-477-3523
  • Email:
  • Address:
    Lionshead Welcome Center
    395 East Lionshead Circle,
    Vail, CO 81657