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a walk to suit all tastes

This walk takes you through exquisite mountain meadows, along a roaring creek/river and spectacular... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Joseph_Tulchin
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Boston, Massachusetts
Lovely mostly level hike heading UP to the Hot Springs

For a day hike this is a simple hike. If one wishes to hike to the Conundrum Hot Springs that... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
Aspeneyesurgeon
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Aspen, Colorado
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9 Jul 2018
“a walk to suit all tastes”
13 Feb 2017
“Lovely mostly level hike heading UP to the Hot Springs”
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This walk takes you through exquisite mountain meadows, along a roaring creek/river and spectacular mountain views. You can do anything to one mile out to 5 miles. Camping also available at the end of the trail.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

For a day hike this is a simple hike. If one wishes to hike to the Conundrum Hot Springs that requires a two day investment, and sleeping out one night. Hot Springs too easily reached, and too many people there, and not "remote" enough.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Aspeneyesurgeon
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Great family hike through one of the most beautiful areas of Aspen: open fields full of wildflowers, roaring river, fauna (we saw a moose this time) and breathtaking views of the mountains...

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank 611LisaH
Reviewed April 3, 2016

The hike leads to hot springs (which are delightful), but the wonders of the valley itself are enough to recommend this hike. There are some interesting creek crossings, and some long- abandoned mine equipment, and enough solitude to let the hiker remember that towns have...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank WFSAustin
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Our group hit Aspen from sea level so used Conundrum Creek trail as a great hike swimming in wild flowers. We went to the first log bridge and return for 5 miles RT. Good altitude gain and equally good trail, well marked. Gradual not steep....More

Date of experience: August 2013
4  Thank jgsmouse
Reviewed July 8, 2013

First you start with Aspen's 300 days of sunshine and then enter the trail head at a small and often crowded parking area. Get there early. The first thing you encounter is a meadow of wild flowers and then you start a very modest ascent....More

Date of experience: July 2013
5  Thank plrPhiladelphia_PA
Reviewed February 22, 2013

It might be high, it might be long, you will do a lot of climbing and you better be in shape but ohh la la, the joys of soaking away in natural hot springs above timberline with Hummingbirds looking you in the faced is worth...More

4  Thank mike G
Reviewed August 23, 2011

You don’t have to hike the 8.5 miles to the hot springs to enjoy this hike with your family, although it is an incredible hike if you decide to hike all the way to Crested Butte and visit the hot spring pools half way. The...More

Date of experience: August 2011
3  Thank AspenRealLifeAspen
Reviewed March 7, 2008

perfect amount of hiking just long enough to be ready to relax in springs, springs are good temp around 100 F. amazing view everywhere!, especially the large elk range which has more saddles surrounding it than you can count. seriously hike this place mattd

4  Thank matdddd
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