Upper Beaver Meadows Trailhead, Rocky Mountain National Park

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#9 of 10 in Trails in Rocky Mountain National Park
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  • Wow, we stood on a path surrounded by grazing elk. So peaceful and serene. Stood there with the meadow in front of us and the snowy mountains around us it was truly amazing. Didn't see a single beaver...  more »
  • Very windy day as we drove through this area. The tall grasses looked like waves on the ocean. Some nice views. Once we saw a mountain lion paw print and its lunch, so be careful and just perhaps you ...  more »
  • We drove here at the end of Sept to view the annual elk rutt and is was fascinating; it was also viewed by thousands of tourists both here in upper beaver meadow and other meadows. The full grown male...  more »
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  • A very awesome place right in the middle of the Rockies! It's relative isolation means you'll be able to catch all the night stars and even some of the Milky Way if you decide to stay out long enough. The National Parks Service even host astronomy night on Friday nights during the summer at Beaver Meadows, which is an unbelievable experience. Volunteer astronomers bring their telescopes, which aren't your ordinary backyard ones, and teach you about the constellations and planets. It's definitely a fun experience for kids and adults and well worth the drive!
  • Stunning scenery trails limited to non existent horse trailer parking. Some visitors RUDE about the horses most great. We go weekdays.
  • Great spot with excellent views of Long's Peak

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