Beaver Creek Trail

Description: This site is actually next to the Beaver Creek Ranger Station and the Beaver Creek Campground. There is ample birding to be had at the campground itself. However, there is along trail (excellent hiking for the first few miles) which runs along the creek side habitat. Cottonwoods and Sycamores dominate the area itself which is somewhat within a shallow canyon and, therefore, rather narrow.

Administrative Agency: Coconino National Forest - Red Rock District

Restrictions and fees: trail access is free and unrestricted. The campground itself requires a usage fee for over night stays.

Elevation: 3855'

Ease of road access: Paved road up to last 110yds to parking lot

Ease of hiking access: First two miles are very easy; eventually the trail gets rocky and jumps the Creek.

Approximate area size: 2 miles along Beaver Creek.

Frequency of use by public: Can be heavily used on the weekends.

Parking facilities: Excellent parking lot; rest rooms on site.

Non-bird Interests: Camping at Beaver Creek Campground app. 3/4 mile beyond trail head.

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