Beaver Creek


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Beaver Creek is a unique and charming community situated on a mountainside, just south of Avon. It is one of the most luxurious alpine villages of Colorado. The village is primarily known for its ski resort, which offers different activities and events year-round, in addition to a world-class skiing experience and a variety of restaurants, shops and hotels. Beaver Creek offers numerous fun things to do in the village such as an artistic playground of photo-friendly, oversize sculptures, which provide memorable experiences.


Population: 6,447
Elevation: 7,431 feet

  • Winter: 20°-35°
  • Spring: 35°- 60°
  • Summer: 50°- 75°
  • Autumn: 35°-65°

Claim to Fame: Every year, Beaver Creek Mountain is host to the Birds of Prey World Cup and in 1999 and 2005 Beaver Creek and Vail co-hosted the World Alpine Ski Championship. 


Beaver Creek Ski Resort has the best family-friendly mountains around the Vail Valley. It is perfectly designed to welcome alpine enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. Beaver Creek is the ideal place to learn how to ski or snowboard. The resort has expert ski instructors that use small group programs to ensure each lesson is fun and safe.

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The Vilar Performing Arts Center is a theater owned and operated by the Vail Valley Foundation, which presents numerous year-round performances including Broadway musicals, concerts, comedy and dance.

The Beaver Creek Ice Rink is an outdoor rink situated in the middle of the village. It is the ideal place to create new memories and feel delighted and inspired by your surroundings and breathtaking views. The ice rink is surrounded by fire pits and cozy couches to enjoy a wonderful evening.

Beaver Creek is home to some of the most popular hiking trails in the Vail Valley. These hiking trails feature waterfalls, rivers, streams and lakes. Most trailheads are located just a few minutes from the village. The chairlifts and gondolas operate all summer, which makes it extremely easy for hikers to explore the mountain. Beaver Lake Trail and Turquoise Lakes Trail are some of the most visited trails in the area.


Beaver Creek Resort provides visitors a variety of dining options whether you want to dine in or take a meal to-go. Enjoy prime steaks, fresh seafood, Tex-Mex and traditional Mexican food, New York-style pizza or après snacks. Many of the restaurants have a patio so visitors can enjoy stunning views of the mountain year-round to enjoy the great outdoors or European-style dining outside in the village.



Beaver Creek’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony brings families together to celebrate the magic of winter and kickoff of another wonderful ski season. The event also features a holiday poetry contest, ice skating show and performances by different groups from all over Colorado. The evening closes with a spectacular fireworks display over the village.  This event typically happens in late November.

Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival features top chefs from around the state serving up delicious barbecue complemented by craft brews and blues music from around the country.

Birds of Prey is a World Cup downhill ski race featuring the world’s best skiers in the United States. The alpine event consists of Mach 2 speeds, on-a-dime turns and much more. This event typically happens in December.

Independence Day at Beaver Creek is a fun family event to celebrate our great nation under the stunning blue skies in Colorado. It is the perfect time to explore the unique shops and art galleries, hike through the aspen glades or enjoy lunch on a patio. The night closes with a spectacular firework show.


As one of the premier ski resort destinations, Beaver Creek’s accommodations will make your nights as special as daytime fun. Escape from the stress and spoil yourself at the most luxurious hotels in the area. Hotels and lodging are located within minutes of the three primary ski towns: Beaver Creek Village, Bachelor Gulch and Arrowhead Village. Guests can enjoy the beautiful mountain views and the best ski-in ski-out locations. Many of the hotels have amenities such as on-site restaurants, all-season heated pools and hot tubs and, for the ultimate relaxation after a long day of mountain adventures, in-house spas where you can pamper yourself.