Guided Winter Web of Life Trail Snowshoe

Guided Winter Web of Life Trail Snowshoe

<p>REGISTER HERE<br /> Snowshoe on an intermediate level blue trail with a naturalist from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Learn about the importance of the riparian web of life and its influence on our local culture and history. Warm up afterward with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in drop-in activities available in the Education...


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Guided Garden Tree Trail Snowshoe

Guided Garden Tree Trail Snowshoe

<p>REGISTER HERE<br /> Snowshoe on a beginner level green trail with a naturalist from Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Make your way through the Gardens' winter wonderland and learn about the importance of trees and the alpine environment. Warm up afterward with a cup of hot chocolate and engage in drop-in activities available in the Education...


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Exhibit: H2O=Life: Wet, Wild & Wonderful Waterways

Exhibit: H2O=Life: Wet, Wild & Wonderful Waterways

<p>More than 90% of all mountain wildlife species depend on rivers at some time in their lives. What makes rivers like Gore Creek so important? </p> <p>The riparian ecosystem is a web that connects organisms to the river, forest and each other. Visitors will learn about the plants and animals that live amid the water,...


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Chefs in the Gardens: TBD

Chefs in the Gardens: TBD

<p>Chefs in the Gardens is a six week summer program at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. The program offers a unique and intimate live cooking experience. Local chefs from area restaurants demonstrate cooking techniques and share culinary tips and recipes. Participants will receive a sampling of the prepared food following the demonstration. Cost: $10 CASH ONLY,...


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Yoga in the Gardens

Yoga in the Gardens

<p>Start your day off right with yoga in Vail's most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens "Alpine Plaza" below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 - CASH ONLY</p>


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Guided Garden Tours

Guided Garden Tours

<p>Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10</p>


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Garden Nature Photography

Garden Nature Photography

<p>Discover new ways of seeing color, patterns, textures, and space in the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and their surrounding landscape. No photography experience needed. Smart phones welcome. Cost: $15, No advance registration required.</p>


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Volunteer Gardening

Volunteer Gardening

<p>Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden).</p> <p>No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our <b><a href='https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdULt7_cwvrtb-XCajSw8AESKFtlpcDqaMD6tsUD1kyIyjK4w/viewform?usp=sf_link'>Volunteer Interest Form</a> </b>in advance.</p>


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Self-Guided Snowshoe

Self-Guided Snowshoe

<p>Come by Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Education Center from 10am-4pm Monday - Saturday to snowshoe through a winter wonderland. Enjoy time off the mountain as you make your way through the Garden paths covered in snow and discover the importance of trees and the alpine environment above treeline. Warm up afterward with a cup of...


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