These dedicated learning areas provide beginner terrain that mimics the setting of advance trails, granting guests of all ski levels a chance to explore more of our mountain, on the terrain they are comfortable skiing.
There's no better place for skiers to learn than Haymeadow Park, our dedicated learning area at the base of the resort. Beaver Creek's innovative learning terrain is designed around creating the most enjoyable beginner experience with snow terrain features perfectly sculpted to ensure a guests' first skiing and riding experience is positive. With a beginner-friendly chairlift and gondola, gentle terrain, magic carpets, and on-mountain dining including SaddleRidge, the Ranch, and new ice Cream Parlour, it's the best place to build up confidence and improve in a fun environment.
Red Buffalo Park
Red Buffalo Park, located at the mountain's highest elevation, 11,440 feet, provides 13 trails designated as a family adventure zone and features family-friendly amenities such as snow sculptures throughout the park, Kids Adventure Zones, and a dedicated Ski School Skills Zone. Guests enrolled in Beaver Creek Ski School will have exclusive access to the Cookie Cabin, a mountaintop refuge serving up Beaver Creek's famed, fresh-baked chocolate chip cookies all day long.
Scheduled to debut during the 2020-21 winter season, Beaver Creek resort will add 250 acres of lift-served, welcoming ski terrain for beginner and intermediate skiers to connect and elevate their mountain experience. McCoy Park is the resort's newest learning area and is a separate, family-friendly zone, allowing for a more relaxed experience for beginner families.