Paulie's Plunge / Stone Creek #2349

  

This 2.2 mile trail connects Eagle Drive and the Beaver Creek Ski Resort. Hikers and snowshoers generally hike up from Eagle Drive and mountain bikers generally ride from Beaver Creek down to Eagle Drive. 

From the trailhead at Eagle Drive, the trail is very flat through mixed aspen and conifer forest for the first 0.75 miles until a fork. The trail right leads down onto the golf course. Turn left here and remember this intersection for your return trip so you don’t end up down on the golf course. The trail now climbs along the creek through forest toward Beaver Creek Ski Resort.

This trail is closed annually from May 15-June 20 for elk calving.

View a printable Recreation Quicksheet for this trail which is complete with directions, a map, details, and other information about this trail. 

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Restrictions: Annual Closure: May 15-June 20. Please observe these closures out of respect for resource protection and wildlife calving, feeding, and migration needs.
Closest Towns: Avon, Colorado
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District, (970) 827-5715   

General Information

Directions:

From Vail, CO travel west on I-70 to Exit 171 for Minturn, Leadville, and Hwy 6/24. Exit here and turn left on Highway 6. Continue approximately 2.5 miles to Eagle Road, just after passing under I-70. Turn left at the light and continue to Eagle Drive. Turn right at this stop sign and drive past the golf course and wind your way up to the culdesac where the trail begins. 


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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
2.2 miles

  Latitude : 
39.612689

  Longitude : 
-106.483108

  Elevation : 
8015' - 9168'

 

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