Winter Park's first lodging establishment, Beaver Lodge is nestled in the foothills of the Continental Divide adjoining the Arapaho National Forest. Affectionately known as "The Beav's", Beaver Lodge is perfectly located 1½ miles from the Winter Park Ski Area on the free shuttle route, just a couple of blocks from downtown.Beaver Lodge is a classic ski lodge with it's roots in the Old West. It opened on Thanksgiving Day in 1940, the same year the Winter Park Ski Area, and has been offering comfortable accommodations and friendly service ever since.A Winter Park Tradition, and popular also as pet friendly lodging, Beaver Lodge has earned a reputation for catering to groups, families and individuals alike from all over the world. A warm welcome and relaxed atmosphere is assured.Beaver Lodge has long been a first choice for families staying in Winter Park. All rooms in our Main Lodge and Lake Lodges have private bathroom, TV & telephone.Lodge amenities include an on-site ski shop, hot-tubs and sauna, laundry room, video games and bar. Join us in the James Peak Saloon for apres-ski drinks, and enjoy a game of pool or darts.Beaver Lodge is the base in Winter Park for the best non-skiing activities available, from snowmobiling and sleigh rides, to dog-sledding and snowshoeing.The convenience of Beaver Lodge is second to none. If you're looking for Winter Park lodging offering traditional mountain charm, friendly service and exceptional value, just "Leave it to Beavers!"