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Beaver Lake Trail

Beaver Creek, CO
+1 970-754-5373
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good hike

Not a bad hike up to Beaver Lake...its a nice spot in which you can easily spend a day if you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tough but worth the hike.

There is a beautiful lake at the top. It was worth the long hot walk up the mountain. You feel... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Teresita L
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Moderate-to-difficult hiking trail that extends 6.6 miles from the Mitchell Lake Trailhead, beginning at 10,500 feet up to 11,300 feet elevation.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Beaver Creek, CO
+1 970-754-5373
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a bad hike up to Beaver Lake...its a nice spot in which you can easily spend a day if you wanted to. I think most hike up and back down. We saw a couple of deer, that didn't run away when we passed them...More

Thank venisonking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a beautiful lake at the top. It was worth the long hot walk up the mountain. You feel like you are in paradise when you get there.

Thank Teresita L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a 3-4 hour hike, but well worth it when you get to the lake at the top. It took us, at a slow pace about 2:15 to get to the lake. It took about 1:15 to get down. If you do the hike,...More

Thank JCrabFWTX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a rocky trail that leads you up a steady incline to the lake. It is not particularly scenic but once you see the lake you can hop on the Elk Trail that takes you across some breathtaking views and ride the chair lift...More

Thank rjandmj
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Beaver Lake Trail is a pretty serious up hill hike to the lake. An easier option (although maybe little longer) is to take Centential lift up to the Royal Elk trial and hike over to Beaver Lake. We had the whole trail to ourself and...More

7  Thank Clayton-W-Scott
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We took the shuttle from Avon up to the Mountain Village area. Looked at the open hike post and headed to the 5 senses Trail. hiked it for a 3-mile hike and loved all the beauty our senses experienced. We decided not hike much of...More

Thank HeatherColoradogirl
Reviewed 30 November 2016

My daughter and I decided to do this trail on the recommendation of someone from the area. We were prepared for the snow, but someone had gone over it with a vehicle with tracks, which made it far more difficult than just hiking through the...More

Thank BedRockDepot
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Aspens as well as evergreens and it all ends with a beautiful lake. A bit of an incline in place. Park in the GF parking garage and take the senses trail to get to the beaver lake trailhead. Be careful if you chance parking along...More

Thank tiggert87
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The community of Beaver Creek Village is picture perfect, idyllic, family-oriented, and loaded with activities for winter and summer. It is in this perfect paradise that Beaver Lake Trail is located. If new to the "village", do plan to spend more time exploring the multitude...More

4  Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 23 September 2016

If this is your first hike in the area, it's a great place to start. Walkable, with great views and photo opportunities. It will inspire you to take more hikes!

Thank somereader
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Questions & Answers
8 September 2017|
Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
Ride down is free you do have to pay to ride up.
Fiona H
26 April 2017|
Response from BedRockDepot | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't notice your question sooner, but the Vail area does have wildflowers. Hopefully you enjoyed them on your travels.
Kathleen K
18 January 2016|
Response from BedRockDepot | Reviewed this property |
We did it in November, so it's definitely doable in the winter, but make sure you have the right boots to do it.