Lily Lake and Mountain
Arapaho Hebes Hokoy
Analysis Hebes Hokoy

 

Beaver Dwelling
Translation Beaver Lodge

Notes:jThere is still a beaver house on the southwest corner of the lake (as of 1914), evidence of the activity of beavers here which gave rise to this name. Enos Mills reported that he regularly saw beaver, bighorn sheep and wolves here. The present name refers to the yellow pond lily which used to grow in the lake but are now absent due to the rising water level. These are the most common water lillies of the high mountains. The Indians ate their roots if they were desperately hungry. see here for more information about plants. The Mountain takes its name from the lake.sdfhgfsdghi}