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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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Excellent hike

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Central Illinois
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Central Illinois
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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!

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colorado
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70 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our cool morning hike this week. Started out at the new fire station. The beginning of the trail/road has changed in recent years but once you get about 45 minutes into the hike, the woods and views are really nice. Leaves are just barely starting to turn yellow up high. Trail is straight uphill with some rougher rocky stretches,... More 

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Monument, Colorado
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255 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are multiple beginnings but this trail is very pretty. Crossing bridges, rocky roads and a few ponds, this is quite the hike especially to those new to altitude. I highly recommend it. We even saw a moose at the beginning and it set the feeling for the rest of the hike. Play the theme from Northern Exposure and you... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hiked the Beaver Lake Trail several times the past two weeks. Especially above Talons (fka Red Tail Camp) the trail is beautiful and a true hiking trail. Depending on fitness and hiking style this can be a very nice excursion. The lake itself is idyllic and a nice reward for the 1.25 - 2.5 hour (one way) hike up there.... More 

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter, son-in-law and myself walked to Beaver Lake today. This is my fourth trip in 15 years. It has extremely rocky stretches that resemble washed out rock beds rather than a trail. Wasn't like this years ago. I wouldn't recommend it for the very young, the very old or those with breathing issues. Very uneven surfaces. Instead of walking... More 

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Lafayette, Colorado
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

We started from Beaver Creek Chapel and took the 5 Senses Trail until it merged with Beaver Lake Trail. The trail is wide but there are a couple of steeper grades going up. We also saw people that were doing it on Horseback(a nice option if you have the $) we walked up to the lake and then we came... More 

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Hammond, Louisiana
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93 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Very easy and scenic trail to follow. Nice stream, flowers and beautiful scenery. Quite a few people on the trail, but all polite and friendly. We are moderate as far as hiking goes and had no trouble at all on the trail. The weather was perfect but even with sunshine there are plenty of shaded areas. Bring water, very important... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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75 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Overall it was a nice trail, good workout for me (I am not in great shape) and the view was nice. I personally like my hikes to be a little more isolated (this one was near or on the ski slopes of Beaver Creek).

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Concord, North Carolina
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80 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a great destination, especially if you are in the Avon / Beaver Creek area, as it could not be more convenient. We saw families with young children, young adults, a group of adult women, and seniors. Everyone made it, although at different paces! Look at the summer trail map, and consult with the great folks at the Beaver... More 

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Beaver Creek, Colorado
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This trail is absolutely beautiful winding next to bubbling stream with many shaded areas. Saw plenty of Marmots, squirrels, and even a couple of deer. Take lunch and water to eat at the lake. If you want to have a more difficult hike keep going past Beaver Lake to reach Turquoise Lake (15 miles from village). Bring bug spray, sunscreen,... More 

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