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Went to hike from Bear Lake to Grand Lake. Good thing I asked the ranger when I was getting my parking pass at the wilderness center what time does this parking area fill. He said to get there by 7 am and he was right....More
Went to Bear Lake just to look but wound up taking the walk. The walk around the lake was easy and beautiful. The path was well kept and although I’m a little unstable at times, I enjoyed the scenery and holding my wife’s hand the...More
Bear lake trail is an easy hike, little elevation gain overall. The lake is bigger than I imagined, and yet more beautiful than I expected. Along the trail, you can spot some cute chipmunks and mysterious skyblue dragonflies.
We got to the parking lot at 7:23 and there were only a few spots left. The teens who hated waking up early said it was worth it. Easy, beautiful walk around the lake. As we were driving out we saw lines of people lining...More
This is a beautiful and very popular hike that can get extremely crowded when the busses start to arrive at 7 a.m. to cattle-prod bus loads of people to this trailhead. So if you enjoy peaceful, and beautiful wildlife experience along with a place to...More
We visited Estes Park in late June. One of the hikes we took was the 4 lakes hike (Bear, Nymph, Dream and Emerald). This was a great hike with fantastic views. Much of the hike between Dream and Emerald Lake was still covered with snow...More
With only a half-day to explore RMNP, we made this our first hike of the day. Lots of snow remained on the shady side of the lake trail. Chipmunks are glad to pose for your photos in hopes of a handout. If you only have...More