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Goup of hikers in the mountains at Beaver Creek in summer

Open Daily: June 14th through September 1st
Open Weekends: September 6th through 28th
Hours: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Note:
Private hikes available by reservation during Spring and Fall shoulder seasons through the middle of October; group pricing available.

Phone Number: (970) 754-5373
Email: NateG@VailResorts.com


Experience the mountains in a whole new light, the Beaver Creek hiking center specializes in guided interpretive nature hikes and mountain bike tours for all ages and desires. Whether hiking Beaver Creek Mountain, to a pristine high alpine lake, through a field of wildflowers or summiting one of Colorado’s coveted 14,000ft peaks - the hiking center offers something for everyone. We offer family friendly hikes as well!

The Hiking Center specializes in private, customized, guided nature hikes geared towards all ability levels. You pick the time and day, and the destination – we’ll do the rest. All schedules and detailed information is listed below:



Select private hikes and tours require a minimum of 2* paying adults depending on the program (see notes below). Additionally, a 24-hour advanced reservation is required for all private hikes and tours. 

Fitness Walking

An upper and lower-body workout featuring the use of LEKI Nordic Walking poles. (Program requires a minimum of 2 adults)
Difficulty: Beginner/Intermediate
Duration: 1.5 Hours
Rate: $35* for all hikers      


Beaver Creek Mountain Hike

A great introduction to Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch and Arrowhead Mountain trails. (Program requires a minimum of 2 adults)
Difficulty: Beginner/Intermediate
Duration: 3 Hours
Rate: $65* for Adult / $30 for Kids 12 & Under


Lift & Picnic Hike

Family friendly! Hike to scenic Beaver Lake or on Vail Mountains Gran traverse. (Includes transportation, lift ride and picnic lunch. Program requires a minimum of 2 adults)
Difficulty: Beginner/Intermediate
Duration: 6 Hours
Rate: $130* for Adults / $68 for Kids 12 & Under                                                  


Historic Excursions Driving & Hiking Tour

Family friendly! Explore Colorado history during this driving and hiking tour. This exciting day will take you to some of Colorado’s premier historic and scenic locations. Visit Breckenridge, Leadville, Shrine Pass, Red Cliff, Twin Lakes, Independence Pass, and more. (Transportation and picnic lunch included. Program requires a minimum of 2 adults)
Difficulty: All levels
Duration: 6 Hours
Rate: $120* for Adults / $65 for Kids 12 & Under           


Colorado Mini-Adventure Hike

Family friendly! Beginner/Intermediate hikes on Vail Pass, in East Vail, Edwards or Minturn areas.  Enjoy spectacular vistas, alpine lakes or waterfalls, wildlife and wildflowers. 
Difficulty: Beginner/Intermediate
Duration: 4-5 Hours
Rate: 1 Hiker - $175 / 2-3 Hikers - $115 / 4+ Hikers - $85                                                    


Colorado Adventure Hike

Intermediate hikes in Eagle County, Home stake or Leadville areas. Enjoy spectacular vistas, high alpine lakes, wildlife and wildflowers.
Difficulty: Intermediate
Duration: 6-8 Hours
Rate: 1 Hiker - $225 / 2-3 Hikers - $145 / 4+ Hikers - $115                           


Colorado High Alpine Adventure

Intermediate to advanced hikes, these all day adventures include destinations such as Notch Mountain, Galena peak, New York Mountain, Bald Mountain, Mt. Thomas, Missouri-Fancy loop and more.
Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced
Duration: 8+ Hours
Rate: 1 Hiker - $325 / 2-3 Hikers - $200 / 4+ Hikers - $165


Colorado 14,000 Foot Peak

Full day includes drive time, 6-8 hours of hiking and up to 4,500 feet of elevation gain, ascending one of Colorado’s famous fourteen thousand foot peaks. This action-packed day is for advanced hikers. ($25 Surcharge for Holy Cross, Mt. Harvard, Columbia peak or if hike surpasses 12 hours in duration)
Difficulty: Advanced
Duration: 10+ Hours
Rate: 1 Hiker - $425 / 2-3 Hikers - $230 / 4+ Hikers - $170


Family Fun Hike (Top of Strawberry Park Express #12)

A fun, gentle hike geared towards families with children 12 & under.  Mountain top hike includes lift ride for family (2 adults & up to 4 children) also includes two lunch vouchers. (Includes lift/lunch for 2 adults, lift tickets for up to 4 children; $32 per additional adult lift/lunch)
Difficulty: All levels
Duration: 2.5-3 Hours
Rate: Family - $190                                                                                       


Family Fun Hike (Beaver Creek Village)

A fun, gentle hike geared towards families with children 12 & under.
Difficulty: All levels
Duration: 2.5-3 Hours
Rate: Family - $135            


Guided Mountain Bike Tours

Family friendly! Explore Beaver Creek Mountain or Vail Mountain via mountain bike. Ride geared toward beginner/intermediate riders. (Does not include lift/bike rental items)
Difficulty: All levels
Duration: 4 Hours
Rate: $135* for Adults / $100 for Kids 12 & Under 

All scheduled Hikes and Tours require a minimum of 2* to 3** adults depending on the program (see notes below).  Additionally, a 24-hour advanced reservation is required for all scheduled hike.  

Nature Valley Complimentary Hike (Daily)

Easy guided hike. Meets at the Summer Adventure Center June 14th- June 30th, top of Chair 12 July 1st-September 28th.
Scheduled: Daily - 11AM to 12PM
Difficulty: All Levels
Duration: 1 Hours
Rate: Complimentary  


Fitness Walking (Daily)

An upper and lower-body workout featuring the use of LEKI Nordic Walking poles. (Program requires a minimum of 2 adults) 
Scheduled: Daily - 9AM to 10:30PM
Difficulty: Beginner/Intermediate
Duration: 1.5 Hours
Rate: $25* for all hikers      


Beaver Creek Mountain Hike (Daily - AM/PM Options)

A great introduction to Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch and Arrowhead Mountain trails. (Program requires a minimum of 2 adults)
Scheduled: Daily - 9AM to 12PM / 1PM to 4PM
Difficulty: Beginner/Intermediate
Duration: 3 Hours
Rate: $50* for Adult / $25 for Kids 12 & Under


Lift & Picnic Hike (Wednesday & Saturday)

Family friendly! Hike to scenic Beaver Lake or on Vail Mountains Gran traverse. (Program requires a minimum of 2 adults. Includes transportation, lift ride and picnic lunch)
Scheduled: Wednesday & Saturday - 9:30AM to 3:30PM
Difficulty: Beginner/Intermediate
Duration: 6 Hours
Rate: $115* for Adults / $60 for Kids 12 & Under                                                  

Colorado Mini-Adventure Hike (Tuesday) Click Here for a Schedule of Destinations

Family friendly! Beginner/Intermediate hikes on Vail Pass, in East Vail, Edwards or Minturn areas.  Enjoy spectacular vistas, alpine lakes or waterfalls, wildlife and wildflowers. (Program requires a minimum of 2 adults)
Scheduled: Tuesday - 8:30AM to 1PM
Difficulty: Beginner/Intermediate
Duration: 4-5 Hours
Rate: $75* for Adults / $50 for Kids 12 & Under                                                    


Colorado Adventure Hike (Thursday) Click Here for a Schedule of Destinations

Intermediate hikes in Eagle County, Home stake or Leadville areas. Enjoy spectacular vistas, high alpine lakes, wildlife and wildflowers. (Program requires a minimum of 2 adults) 
Scheduled: Thursday - 8AM to 5PM
Difficulty: Intermediate
Duration: 6-8 Hours
Rate: $95* for Adults / $65 for Kids 12 & Under                      


Colorado High Alpine Adventure (Monday) Click Here for a Schedule of Destinations

Intermediate to advanced hikes, these all day adventures include destinations such as Notch Mountain, Galena peak, New York Mountain, Bald Mountain, Mt. Thomas, Missouri-Fancy loop and more. (Program requires a minimum of 3 adults)
Scheduled: Monday - 7AM to 4PM
Difficulty: Intermediate/Advanced
Duration: 8+ Hours
Rate: $130** for all hikers


Colorado 14,000 Foot Peak (Wednesday) Click Here for a Schedule of Destination

Full day includes drive time, 6-8 hours of hiking and up to 4,500 feet of elevation gain, ascending one of Colorado’s famous fourteen thousand foot peaks. This action-packed day is for advanced hikers. (Program requires a minimum of 3 adults)
Scheduled: Wednesday - 5AM to 5PM
Difficulty: Advanced
Duration: 10+ Hours
Rate: $155** for all hikers

INTERNATIONAL HIKING, CULTURAL, AND CULINARY ADVENTURES

  • Corsica, France - October 7-13, 2014 
  • Lech, Austria - September 2015 
  • Argentine sampler: Buenos Aries, Patagonia & Mendoza - October , 2015

* Please call for details, pricing and to secure your reservation: (970) 331-7913     
** Trips open to the general public

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US Forest Service Beaver Creek Mountain facilities, operated by Vail Resorts Management Company, are located within the White River National Forest and are under permit from the Forest Service, U.S.D.A. Vail Resorts, Inc is an equal opportunity provider.
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