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Beaver Meadows Trail

Basics
Location:
West of Denver
Setting:
Mountainous
Length:
6 mile roundtrip
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Time:
3 to 4 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
9100 feet
Elevation Change:
-1400 feet
Season:
Trailhead Closed Jan 1 - June 15 For Elk Calving

Description

Within a mile of the trailhead, a scenic meadow takes form with beaver ponds dotting the area. Climbing slowly, you dart into the trees before coming upon another meadow. This is where the Resthouse Meadows Fire burned 1,076 acres in 1964. The Resthouse Meadows Fire is believed to have been caused by careless humans.

Books

Details over 20 of the best day hikes amid the spectacular scenery and wildlife of Colorado’s famous Rocky Mountain National Park.

Details

Location:
West of Denver
Setting:
Mountainous
Length:
6 mile roundtrip
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Time:
3 to 4 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
9100
Elevation Change:
-1400
Season:
Trailhead Closed Jan 1 - June 15 For Elk Calving
Additional Details:
Trailhead Closed: January 1 - June 15 for Elk Calving

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From Evergreen,just west of Denver, take the Upper Bear Creek Road for 10 miles to the Mount Evans State Wildlife Management Area. Travel another 5 miles to the Camp Rock State Campground.


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