The Beehive Natural Area offers a stunning mix of cool dark subalpine forests and broad alpine meadows against a dramatic backdrop of rugged rocks and scree. Considered a living museum, the area boasts more than 2000 acres of old-growth forest, with 300-year old trees. [Fact Sheet]
The Beehive was protected as a Natural Area in April 1987.
Natural Areas protect special and sensitive natural landscapes of local and regional significance while providing opportunities for education, nature appreciation and low intensity recreation.