Beaver Reservoir Cutoff Trail


Photo of the beginning section of the Cutoff trail showing informational signs and the trail

The Beaver Reservoir Cutoff Trail is an extension of the Sourdough Trail  that cuts across from the east end of Coney Creek Road (National Forest System Road 507) to intersect the Sourdough Trail just above the switchbacks south of Camp Dick.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles prohibited.
Closest Towns: Ward, Colorado
Water: None
Restroom: Practice Leave No Trace principles
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Boulder Ranger District, 2140 Yarmouth Ave, Boulder, CO 80301, Phone 303-541-2500, Fax 303-541-2515; Contact Us

General Information


From Ward, head north on Colorado Highway 72 for approximately three miles. Turn west on County Road 96, signed for Tahosa Boy Scout Camp, continuing 2.5 miles to the east side of Beaver Reservoir. Follow NFSR 507 west from the north side of Beaver Reservoir and turn east onto Beaver Reservoir Cutoff Trail shortly thereafter.

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.5 miles (one way)

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  Elevation : 
8,900' - 9,100'