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Maroon Bells

Aspen Highlands, End of Maroon Creek Road, Aspen, CO
+1 970-925-1940
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Beautiful scenery

Do not miss coming here!!!! Beautiful mountains and snow. Can't miss. The drive from aspen is about... read more

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Enmanuel M
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Maroon bells-Aspen

Wow, what a view of the Maroon Bells' peaks in Colorado. Bill, our hotel guide from Aspen Meadows... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Aspen Highlands, End of Maroon Creek Road, Aspen, CO
+1 970-925-1940
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Do not miss coming here!!!! Beautiful mountains and snow. Can't miss. The drive from aspen is about 20 minutes then you will park and walk. Well worth it! Just bring water and snacks as there are no places nearby to buy things

Thank Enmanuel M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow, what a view of the Maroon Bells' peaks in Colorado. Bill, our hotel guide from Aspen Meadows recommended an absolute must while in Aspen. We end up hiking to both Maroon Lake and Crater lake while here. We would also recommend this place highly.

Thank HumbugHigh
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were lucky to visit Maroon Bells on a beautiful sunny day in November. Very peaceful with excellent hikes. The water was crystal clear.

Thank Scottishrosie
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is famous for this spot and a trip to Aspen wouldn't be complete without a stop here. Now, research this ahead of time. You cannot drive here between 8am and 5PM. If you arrive between those hours, you have the option of paying...More

Thank 542bernadettew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maroon Bells is one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the world and certainly in the USA, one of the very greatest. It is mesmerizing with various beautiful walks you can choose from long or short. You can also bring a bottle of wine...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maroon Bells was a sight I am so happy I was able to take a part of. It is something that all travelers who come to Aspen must do. A natural beauty. I loved hiking to Crater Lake but when we went it was a...More

Thank Pepperbeta
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most photographed ranges in the world. You can drive up during the shoulder seasons but during the summers they provide a bus for traffic control. It does get busy, so I suggest either an early morning visit, before 8am or after 5pm...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely 'moderate' hike. In mid-October, there was a fresh snow, and we still had no trouble getting to the lake - the path was surprisingly clear. It's beautiful all through the trail.

Thank Ali W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone said we had to go to Maroon Bells so we did. It has a lovely iconic view that reminds me of what it might be like to visit the Swiss alps. Towering mountain, brilliant blue sky, crystalline lake. We went in the shoulder season...More

Thank pmychang
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a day trip to Maroon Bells. The public transport offerings from Aspen were plentiful and convenient for travellers without their own vehicles like us. In mid september we were blessed with gorgeous weather that showed all the fall colours to their perfection.

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Cynthia V
13 November 2017|
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Response from Jan S | Reviewed this property |
You should call the Aspen Chamber of Commerce or the National Forest Service/National Parks Service to find out for sure, but I think the road is probably closed for the season. You can hike (or snowshoe or cross-country... More
17 October 2017|
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Response from Jan S | Reviewed this property |
There are no tours, and I am not sure the buses are running this late in the year now. The park might be closed for the season, but that seems really weird! If it's still open and no buses are running (they are just shuttle... More
5 October 2017|
Response from wendiesanders |
We're here now (10/7). Color is still here but fading fast. Lots of aspens have lost all or part of their leaves but still gorgeous!