Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek Dining

Award winning contemporary cuisine with a regional focus served up in a spectacular setting with panoramic mountain views. Stellar service, an extensive wine list filled with special international bottles, patio seating and a schedule of live music round out a memorable evening.

Mirabelle Restaurant is a boutique restaurant located in Avon and believed to be the first home site in Beaver Creek. It’s unique and romantic setting is the home of Belgium Master Chef Daniel Joly. His unique and contemporary cuisine uses the best natural and organic ingredients available.

8100 Mountain Side Bar & Grill features a 66-inch wood burning grill as the showpiece of the open kitchen, capturing smoke infused flavors befitting the Colorado Mountains. Specializing in local, natural and organic dishes, the fresh produce and ingredients are hand-selected from Colorado farms and other natural purveyors throughout the country.  8100 features a menu that changes according to seasonality and availability of only the freshest ingredients.

The newest group venue, Broken Arrow, rounds out Beaver Creek’s offerings by providing a comfortable yet elegant space in Arrowhead for private meetings and events. With a wonderful mountain lodge ambiance, Broken Arrow is an affordable group gathering place that is perfect for intimate weddings, board retreats, or community social functions. The large patio features a crackling fire pit and offers views of the mountain. Broken Arrow features eclectic Colorado cuisine and may accommodate both breakfast and lunch functions, as well as an elegant 4-course meal in the evening.

Hiking

Beaver Lake Trail – Beaver Creek Colorado

The Beaver Lake Trail begins at the base of the Beaver Creek Ski Area and continues past Beaver Lake at 3.3 miles one way to Beaver Lake, ending at Turquoise Lakes: This trail follows Beaver Creek as you hike through aspens and thimble-berry on an old wagon trail then onto single track up through coniferous forest to the Holy Cross Wilderness boundary at mile 3. From here you are only 0.3 miles from Beaver Lake. For most, this is the final destination, but the trail does continue an additional 4 miles to Lower and Upper Turquoise Lakes located at the foot of Grouse Mountain a total of 15 miles round trip to Turquoise Lakes.

Description: 4 hours 6.6 Miles Round Trip = Moderate-to-difficult hiking trail that extends 6.6 miles from the Mitchell Lake Trailhead, beginning at 10,500 feet up to 11,300 feet elevation. This is not a hike for the average vacationer.

Driving Directions: Travel west from Vail on I-70 to Exit 167 for Avon. Exit here and head south from the roundabout onto Avon Road, proceeding south under the interstate, past US Hwy 6, and to the gate for Beaver Creek. The road name changes here to Village Road. Follow this up to the Beaver Creek Village and park in the main parking structure.

Village to Village – Beaver Creek to Arrowhead

Beaver Creek has three distinct on-mountain villages and two amenity-laden towns at its base.  On any given afternoon, you can ice skate in Beaver Creek Village, ski west to Bachelor Gulch where you can hike An EASY winding trail through thick aspen takes walkers a world away and a century back. The hike from Beaver Creek to Bachelor Gulch, Then Arrowhead, Makes civilization fade for a bit. Also beautiful in the fall when the leaves are changing colors.

Description: Takes about 5 hours and is 6.5 miles one way to Arrowhead but is only 3 hours and 3.6 miles one way to Bachelor Gulch. This is a good hike for kids and families.

Driving Directions: Travel west from Vail on I-70 to Exit 167 for Avon. Exit here and head south from the roundabout onto Avon Road, proceeding south under the interstate, past US Hwy 6, and to the gate for Beaver Creek. The road name changes here to Village Road. Follow this up to the Beaver Creek Village and park in the main parking structure.

The Trail: Walk up Elk track rd ( The Five Senses Trail , just left of the road ) to the signed Beaver Lake trail head. Hike this footpath which later becomes the actual road. Passing through a ski mountain maintenance area, note an inviting trail at right. Don’t Turn There. Later at 1.5 miles from start, a clearly marked sign identifies the village to village trail.