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Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area

#580 of 2,324 things to do in Colorado Features Animals
Maroon Creek Road, CO 81611
+1 970-925-3445
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Stunning - Get off the beaten path

Take the time hike the 4-passes! It is worth your time if you are in reasonable shape as God's... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kevin B
So many hidden spots in this park

Some of the best trails in the aspen area...don't just visit the bells walk this whole park and... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Ryan F
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The 181,000 acres of Maroon Bells comprise Colorado's fourth-largest wilderness area and include more than 100 miles of trails and six peaks over 14,000 feet.
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Maroon Creek Road, CO 81611
+1 970-925-3445

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Take the time hike the 4-passes! It is worth your time if you are in reasonable shape as God's creation is on full display here. Easy hike to Crater Lake and back if you don't have the time. I hiked it counter-clockwise which is supposedly...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Some of the best trails in the aspen area...don't just visit the bells walk this whole park and enjoy the wilderness.

1  Thank Ryan F
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Wonderful beauty! If you are visiting on a holiday -go early. There are three parking lots and if you have someone who prefers to walk short distances ask the parking lot folks if you can park in the closest lot.

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The trip to see The Maroon Bells is well worth the little side trip. A bus ticket was $8 roundtrip, purchased at The Aspen Highlands Ski, 10 miles west of Aspen off Hwy 82 up Maroon Creek Rd, well worth it. From 8-5, or you...More

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Well, maybe not every one. But the challenges and rewards were very well balanced, and I would go back in a heartbeat. We enjoyed stunning views, wildlife, and wildflowers, and the good fortune of perfect weather. We hiked this loop (in 4 days/3 nights) counter-clockwise,...More

1  Thank SussedUp
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We rode to Maroon bells and walked to the lake to see the lake which was beautiful. We took the morning trip. We then were outfitted with bikes to ride back down and into town. The scenery was beautiful and we had stops along the...More

Thank Michele O
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This is an easily accessible hike for all ages. So beautiful it's an easy walk and peaceful. We loved it and would do it again.

Thank Louis K
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We didnt do all the trails so i am not completely informed. But what we did do was an easy relaxing hike. The Maroon Bells peak was more breath taking than any picture can convey.

Thank Katelynn G
Reviewed 17 November 2015

This is a few miles out from Aspen but the drive was worth it---------saw wildlife and beautiful mountain views. Crystal clear mountain lake also!

Thank Bamabutler
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

This is one of America's great paradises. In every direction there is a "Wow" moment. The mountains, meadows, lakes, streams, rivers and everything about this is wondrous.

Thank Richard C
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