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Aspen Center for Environmental Studies

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Address: 100 Puppy Smith Street, Aspen, CO 81611
Phone Number: 970 925-5756
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Description: The Hallam Lake Nature Preserve, a wild place in the heart of Aspen...
The Hallam Lake Nature Preserve, a wild place in the heart of Aspen, features an Environmental Learning Center, resident birds of prey, an indoor trout stream, a nature trail loop, bird watching, a naturalist on site, and programs all year round. Free to visit!
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Great Activity Center

Short Bus ride and a few fun activities ready to do. We Ice skated indoors, then when stepped outside and did some other snow related activities, including making a Snowman... fun... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Short Bus ride and a few fun activities ready to do. We Ice skated indoors, then when stepped outside and did some other snow related activities, including making a Snowman... fun day !!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is our first stop each time we visit Aspen in the summer. A walk through their property and exhibits resets your brain from city mode to nature explorer mode. The front desk staff are happy to tell you the activities they offer. I strongly recommend meeting a tour guide on a mountain trail for a walk/talk guided tour. Although... More 

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Colleyville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

As a school teacher, I think this place is fabulous for families. The tour comes with activities for children to look/wonder and earn a patch. There is a small bookstore with stickers and stuffed animals. Horses availalbe for rent in nearby stables.

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sonoma county, ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

was injured many years ago and how lives at the Center. Her power and size rocked me back on my heels--I've only seen eagles through binoculars, far far away. Also beautiful ponds with critters and plants. A short walk from the center of Aspen.By sharing your experiences, you're helping travelers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you!

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Had been here several times for a reception and always enjoyed it. This year took a guided hike around the property and was so glad I did. Staff was wonderful, knowledgeable and learned so much. If you are in Aspen looking for something quick to do or need to check out an activity for your kids, well worth the visit.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This place is excellent for adults and outstanding for children. We had our son's wedding rehearsal dinner here. It was fantastic! Beautiful deer and other wildlife showed up as if on cue. If you miss this place, you are missing one of Aspen's great places. It's right in town, just past Clark's Market. How can you not visitbbbbbbbbbbbb a place... More 

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Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My daughter loved the drop in program and the entire family loved the free hikes. It's a must do for people with children.

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies provides free hikes at a variety of locations around Aspen. For example, Maroon Bells, Snowmass Mountain, Ice Age Hike and they are all very informative and fun for families with kids.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The place is a little hidden but it's worth finding. The have some really good exhibits to see and it's a peaceful spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Very Nice place to visit when you ar ein Aspen . Very educated for kinds and only for them. Nice organization on every one level . The naturalist wich one is on the mountain trails is very helpful and friendly too. Special thank to Alex Tarika and Catherine Henry

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