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Beaver Lake Trail

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Address: Beaver Creek, CO
Activities: Hiking
Description: Moderate-to-difficult hiking trail that extends 6.6 miles from the...
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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Worth the climb

Delayed gratification for nature lovers. The start of the hike isn't gonna win any awards as it highlights the maintenance operations for the resort. Once you get past that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Delayed gratification for nature lovers. The start of the hike isn't gonna win any awards as it highlights the maintenance operations for the resort. Once you get past that however it opens up beautifully. Fairly rocky terrain, esp for one signif stretch, and it you're a flatlander it will overhaul your heart rate temporarily ! Once you reach Beaver Lake... More 

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Fresno, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Tons of hiking trails around the Village. Ranging from easy to difficult. Picture perfect. Late September, with the leaves turning colors, was the perfect time to go.

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

the wildflowers alone are worth this hike. When you get to the lake it is so beautiful that you will want to jump in and cool off! Great place to bring a picnic lunch and relax after your hike.

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Houston, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We took a hike on this trail today based on the various reviews on Trip Advisor. This was an extremely disappointing hike: 1. Beaver Creek is a gated winter resort not geared toward hiking or nature walking. Parking is very controlled and limited. Info for hikers are hard to find. Sign posts to trailheads non-existent. Hikers need to park at... More 

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Raymore, Missouri
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14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was our first hike during our trip to Colorado, and it was quite a doozy for me. By doozy, I mean I was huffing and puffing and totally regretting choosing this hike to try out the altitude and my new hiking shoes. Having said that, I am in fair physical condition, but that is subjective. I believe it took... More 

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Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Very beautiful trail. Had some very steep areas. You need to adjust to the altitude before hiking. Good exercise. I would rate it difficult.

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San Diego, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Stopping by the Hiking Center was a good idea to do before wandering around the area if you haven't been there before. My brother and I knew we wanted to go hiking, but was having a hard time searching for a list of trail-heads and where they were located near the area. (We tend to travel without doing a lot... More 

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Europe
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248 reviews 248 reviews
40 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We enjoyed the hike but it was crowded, with some hikers who were not courteous with their radios blaring and their inability to share the path.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were glad we took this hike, despite the concerns of being in shape to do it. It is a 1600 ft elevation change, and probably not the hike to do, your first day at altitude. However, if you are hiker, can take your time if you are finding it a challenge, it is a lovely one to add to... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We found out about half way thru we were not in good shape for this walk. It was still fun and we would do it again it just took a little longer than we expected the views we saw were well worth the exercise

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Address: Address: Beaver Creek, CO
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Beaver Creek

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