Beaver Creek Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Trailhead parking is ample and ideal for parking horse trailers and unloading horses. The trail provides a good access to the Mt Zirkel Wilderness, great for groups with horses who want to get away from other more heavily used trails. Campsites are numerous, especially near Stump Park.  This trail lies within the Mt Zirkel Wilderness. Please refer to the Wilderness Regulations. The wilderness is closed to motorized and mechanized vehicles.  No developed facilities. Setting is managed forest area. Timberline is at approximately 10,500 feet elevation.

This trailhead is managed by the Parks Ranger District.

At a Glance

Fees Free
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Special restrictions in Mount Zirkel Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Walden, Colorado
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Directions from Walden: Head north on Hwy 125 for 9 miles to Cowdrey. Turn left at Coudrey onto County Road 6W traveling west for 19 miles passing Pearl. Turn left on County Road 6B. This road will turn into Forest Road 80. Drive approximately 2 1/2 miles to Forest Road 681. Turn left and follow Forest Road 681 to the Beaver Creek Trail head following the signs.

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