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A backbone of the Beaver Meadows trail system.


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1.4

Miles

2.2

KM

Point to Point

8,474' 2,583 m

High

8,101' 2,469 m

Low

438' 134 m

Up

90' 27 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

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Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly This is a great way to access the Beaver Meadows area and do some wildlife viewing! If you're camping in Moraine Park, check this trail out!

Description

This is one of the main trail segments that make up the Beaver Meadows Trail System. Like many of the other trails in the system, this one meanders through a beautiful meadow that is ripe with wildflowers in the early summer. Keep your eyes peeled for large game such as elk and mule deer feeding in the meadows.

Flora & Fauna

RMNP is a massive park that is mostly characterized by a montane ecosystem. Here are some of the Flora and Fauna that you may encounter along this trail:

Flora: Ponderosa pine, douglas fir, wildflowers, shrubs
Fauna: Elk, mule deer, moose, bighorn sheep, coyotes, black bears, cougars, butterflies.

For more detailed information regarding the park's diverse ecosystems, click HERE.

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Brian Smith

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  3.0 from 3 votes

#6

in Moraine Park

#27585

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Trail Rankings

#6

in Moraine Park

#2,301

in Colorado

#27,585

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