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Beaver Lake Trail

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Address: Beaver Creek, CO
Phone Number: 9707545373
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Moderate-to-difficult hiking trail that extends 6.6 miles from the Mitchell...

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.

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Colorado Hiking trip

We are avid hikers of all of the Colorado trails. We always spend August and September hiking in the Beaver Creek area. This was our first time to hike this trail. It is a very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are avid hikers of all of the Colorado trails. We always spend August and September hiking in the Beaver Creek area. This was our first time to hike this trail. It is a very nice trail, with some steep parts, but over all it is an easy hike. Once you get to the lake it is just so relaxing... More 

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Denver, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

We hiked from the resort base to the lake rather than taking the lift - it's a climb that isn't very glamorous for the first stretch, but it's wide road/trail perfect for chatting w friends. Try to get to the lake when the morning sun is just hitting it - so leave pretty early in the AM (before the lift... More 

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Prairieville, Louisiana
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Very nice trail with slight slope increase, beautiful scenery that trails along the top of Avon and Beaver Creek

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1 Thank Larryt22
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We rode the lift up the mountain and hiked to the lake from there. The hike was absolutely gorgeous and perfect for two new hikers.However, portions of the hike down were closed for construction and we found ourselves walking down what I assume is a construction route for the most part. Also, part of the hike to the lake was... More 

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2 Thank Mary K
Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

After talking to the guide at the Beaver Creek Hiking Center we realized it was not the easy hike we had been told by others. They gave us several options to get there which really made a difference! The route our friends told us to take was closed due to a New Fire Station being built. Glad we stopped by... More 

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Weston, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

We took the guided tour offered by the Beaver Creek Hiking Center and we are very glad that we did! Our guide Nick was very knowledgeable, charming, good company and an excellent instructor. It was the first time that we had hiked with a guide and found it well worth the cost as we learnt about the area, the wildlife,... More 

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4 Thank johnandbabette
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Was having so much fun, took the wrong path, but it was still fun, beautiful! Pay attention to the maps and trail directions!

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2 Thank HeidiSuzanne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We rode the ski lift to the top of the mountain late in the afternoon and hiked downthe Royal Elk trail, met up with the Beaver Lake trail and went up to the lake then hiked down to the village. It was about 5 1/2 miles total for us. We didn't find the trail strenuous but it is all downhill... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Took the chair lift to the top and hiked Royal Elk Trail. The hike was difficult at times. Beaver Lake was just how the pictures show, beautiful. Water was very cold. We took Beaver Lake Trail on the was back, less scenic and easier. Round trip was about 3-4 Hours.

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Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This hike is very popular because it begins in Beaver Creek, a well-known ski area. Our experience was that it was more strenuous than we were led to believe, which was OK except that we didn't expect it to be almost entirely vertical. It would have been worth it if the final destination had been more pleasant. Beaver Lake, while... More 

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