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Great for Families

This is an easy hike but often gets crowded with families and pets. Its a steady hike easy grade... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denver, Colorado
Worth the hike!!

Not a hard hike and worth the time it takes, parking on road sometimes crowed but you can take a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Wildernest Rd., Silverthorne, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an easy hike but often gets crowded with families and pets. Its a steady hike easy grade. The ponds are a nice place to visit. with some great photo opportunities. I have seen Moose on this trail and would like to remind folks...More

Thank grlskas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a hard hike and worth the time it takes, parking on road sometimes crowed but you can take a bus up the mountain

Thank KcSpike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first part of the trail is steep, but it quickly becomes a regular mountain hike. Lots of variety along the way. And the lily pads were abundant in the first lake. Go early in the day. We started at 7 for a quiet hike;...More

Thank 802,064,512
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lily pad lake has two trail heads hiked both. the eastern trail head is an easier hike. the western trailhead is easier to find. Can take the free shuttle to the eastern trailhead.

Thank taxwiz1040
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice easy to follow gentle trail through the woods to a scenic pond. Saw lots of wildlife on the way and worth a look.

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t let the big hill at the beginning deter you from this great hike. Great trail for kids with a beautiful set of lakes at the end! We had a picnic and enjoyed the sunshine when we got the lake and saw some awesome views....More

Thank arltashley
Reviewed August 16, 2018

The trail start at Meadow Creek Trailhead and has easy rate but with high altitude. Trail is nice with several points to make photos. But lake was not very impressive. It is small with several bunches of lily pad that don't covered 1/20 of lake...More

Thank 9vasyln
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Although it is a beautiful trail, it is not maintained for horses. All of the bridges we're rotted out so we had to try to go around them, added two extra hours and a lot of stress. Our horse literally fell through the first bridge...More

Thank lissacrain
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We were staying right at the base of this hike. It was a beautiful hike that ended at both the lily pad lake as well as another larger lake. The view of Dillon Lake at the beginning was stunning. It is a moderate hike. Not...More

1  Thank rluther8
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Great medium sized hike from Ryan Gulch Road. Don't be fooled: when you first arrive, you'll see a small pond with lily pads, but keep going and you'll find the true lake. Since this is a popular destination, I was a little surprised to find...More

Thank Kristina 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
June 23, 2016|
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Response from RinTulsa | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I'm not sure there are fish in them though!