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green Beaver Boardwalk

  2.8 ( 4 ) Favorite

Trail

0.1 mile 0.2 kilometer out and back
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 3' 1 m
Descent: -3' -1 m
High: 9,157' 2,791 m
Low: 9,154' 2,790 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 1% (1°)

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Trail shared by Brian Smith

A short boardwalk out into a beaver wonderland!

Brian Smith

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.

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...).

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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May 16, 2019
Somer B
Jun 29, 2018
Omar Albayati
May 19, 2018
Matthew Cooke
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

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  2.8 from 4 votes

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