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Would like to do this hike again.

In mid summer when the water lilies are in bloom. Considering I live 49 feet above sea level, ony... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary L
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Baltimore, Maryland
Beautiful hike and great workout!

This was a great moderate level hike. Definitely recommend sturdy hiking shoes, as there are lots... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alexandra D
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Colorado
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Wildernest Rd., Silverthorne, CO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In mid summer when the water lilies are in bloom. Considering I live 49 feet above sea level, ony hike at 9k feet is a bit of a challenge but it is a doable hike. Kind of fun crossing streams on wooden bridges or in...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great moderate level hike. Definitely recommend sturdy hiking shoes, as there are lots of rocks and uneven terrain. The trail is mostly shaded, with some open space to start. I saw lots of families with small kids, but would recommend lots of...More

Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This trail is now out of control. So overused that the county is beginning to ticket cars parked illegally. You cannot park in the road and obstruct traffic including the Summit Stage. Park at the transfer station in Silverthorne and ride up.

1  Thank cheribree2016
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We parked at the Wildernest trailhead and hiked the almost 3 mile trek. Be sure to take a water, as we had no idea how long it was and were thirsty. Beautiful hike through forest with lovely wild flowers. Two lakes at the end, one...More

Thank sonyarosebower
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We have been hiking around Breckenridge for over 20 years. We always selected more challenging hikes: 14ers, 13ers, and more difficult, but physical conditioning dictated a less demanding hike this year. This is a Classic hike! Wild flowers, log crossing over creeks, beautiful views and...More

1  Thank William T
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

After a daunting start uphill a gravel road you start the actual hike. Hang in there at the beginning as the rest is a pleasant hike. Loved the view of the Dillon reservoir. Lovely lake just past the lily pad pond.

1  Thank Jcystephenson
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Loved this walk, wildflowers but shady. Awesome. If you start from the Frisco end it is pretty rocky and a bit steep...more moderate than easy. But, it is gorgeous! Main PROBLEM: crowds!! Don't go on a weekend, and go early!

Thank DylanDC
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is a beautiful hike once you get past the first steep part! Don't stop when you reach the first lake. Keep walking and you'll see another lake! Very peaceful place.

1  Thank PattiH H
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The first 100 yds is the toughest! Make sure to walk to the 2nd lake, we almost stopped too soon! Go early to avoid heat. It is a popular trail.

1  Thank Jill B
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

It is about 3.3 miles round-trip for this hike. The first 100 yards are up hill. You are immediately rewarded with a mountain view and a view of the Dillion reservoir. It is beautiful. Continuing the hike you have a wide path with a few...More

2  Thank Mary K
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Elizabeth P
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Response from Carol G | Reviewed this property |
Almost all trails in Colorado are pet friendly
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Response from RinTulsa | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I'm not sure there are fish in them though!
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