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Beaver Boardwalk

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0.1 Miles 0.2 Kilometers


Elevation

3' 1 m

Ascent

-3' -1 m

Descent

1%

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1%

Max Grade (1°)

9,157' 2,791 m

High

9,154' 2,790 m

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A short boardwalk out into a beaver wonderland!

Brian Smith

Overview

This is a great place to stop and stretch the legs if you're planning to drive over Trail Ridge Rd. with the whole family. It could also be a worthy outing in and of itself, but be warned that there's nothing else out here (restrooms, parking, food/water...).
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — River/Creek — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Family Friendly: Eager youngsters will love this opportunity to check out some beavers! This is a short, flat boardwalk that completely accessible.

Description

The Beaver Boardwalk near the beginning of Trail Ridge Road is a great place to visit with fans of all wildlife. The trail takes you over a pond recently inhabited by an industrious colony of beavers. Their story is told on signs along the walkway.

Flora & Fauna

Obviously, one would hope to see some beavers on this outing, but it's also possible to encounter elk and moose here.

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Mar 17, 2018
Saurabh Srivastava
Sep 19, 2016
Kelly Ward
Aug 14, 2016
Adrienne Catlos
Aug 8, 2016
Liam W.
No wildlife but an excellent view of the meadows.
Aug 7, 2016
Courtney Hoskins
Jul 15, 2016
Ken Gleason
Jul 14, 2016
Kendall Beggs
Beautiful little meadow, only place in the park where there wasn't crowds.
Mar 7, 2016
Sam Vanderhyden
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