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Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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Address: Aspen, CO 81611
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Wonderful half day hike

Easy to get to, and very beautiful. Was a bit steep and had shale-type rocks in some places so best to take poles if a bit unsteady.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Vijay R
Essex, England
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Essex, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to get to, and very beautiful. Was a bit steep and had shale-type rocks in some places so best to take poles if a bit unsteady.

Thank Vijay R
Natchez, Mississippi, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

It is a very short walk to the opening. Parking and restrooms available. The water was crystal clear when we were there, and a great reflection on the lake. If you are in Aspen, it is worth the drive to the area.

Thank Lori F
Gurgaon, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Picturesque ... can't click a bad pic here... its so serene and stunning. The drive to this place is amazing... perfect for a quiet outing with loved ones.

Thank Gaurav_Khattar
Costa Mesa, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Cool place to spend some time meditating, walking or just breathing and admiring the breathtaking surroundings.

Thank Monica S
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Excellent, easy, scenic trail through spectacular mountain valley filled with fall color was delightful. Try to go early in the morning so you can watch the shadows creep down the western side of the valley.

Thank Susan M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A perfect mix of some aspens still yellow, a constantly changing sky of bright blue sky and billowy clouds and rustle of chilly winds.

Thank Craig S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were very excited to get to take the Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, as it was accessible for my husband's scooter and also allowed us to take our three dogs. The views are absolutely stunning and it is a trip we will definitely remember!

Thank Amy K
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was one of our favourite spot on our trip. You can go up to the lake via bus, bicycle or walking. We chose the bus. The driver was very friendly and helpful and, on the way to the lake, he explained us a lot of the history of the area and how it is nowadays. The trail around the... More 

Thank Sara L
Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

No wonder the moose have moved into this area-Maroon Lake, with year round reflections of Maroon Bells, is the most scenic trail in the area. You can take an easy stroll around the lake, take a picnic or have a bbq, or take a vigorous hike to Crater Lake. This is also where you find the portal trails to the... More 

Thank worldtravellerZG
Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Report-ably, the most photographed area in Colorado. It is necessary to use the bus to get to the area, but well worth the trip, especially to see the fall colors, after the first snows

Thank jke1136

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