Discover & Play
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens offers a variety of family-friendly activities. Families can sign up for guided hands-on activities that explore the beautiful environment surrounding Vail. Families looking for a self-guided experience can come to our Children’s Garden which is a great place for children to discover and play!
Please join us in the Education Center to discover the mountain ecosystem in any season.
Plants have rhythms, blooming, seeding and budding at the same each year....or do they? Children who complete the scavenger hunt get a special prize. The Scavenger Hunt starts at the Education Center, available every day from 10am to 3pm.
Tundra Explorer Game
See if you can be the first to make it to the far north. Play our own version of chutes and ladders in the Education Center with scientific explorer Knud and his trusty sled dog.
Family Tabletop Activities
Visit our calendar of events for ways to explore and experience our gardens and participate in learning programs.