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Address: Near Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Beautiful Lake!

It's a nice, easy walk around the lake. Great place to picnic. Nice benches along the path. There were even some people fishing

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Memphis, TN

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Memphis, TN
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

It's a nice, easy walk around the lake. Great place to picnic. Nice benches along the path. There were even some people fishing

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Sprague Lake is very easy to walk around and enjoy the views there. Saw some fish and ducks there. Area would be good for little kids to enjoy.

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La Porte City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We have always loved our walks around Bear Lake, but it's so crowded and busy. We've discovered that Sprague Lake is equally as beautiful and much more peaceful and quiet.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Very, very easy hike - easier than Bear Lake! Parking was a bit tight, but this lake offered up a more stuffing view for pictures than Bear Lake! Fun history also!

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I love coming here. The lakes are so pretty and Sprague Lake has gorgeous views in the background. Winter or summer, this place is always great to visit.

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Sprague Lake is a short half mile loop with some great mountain views. Parking can sometimes be easier here than at Bear Lake. There is an area of picnic tables by the parking lot which is nice, with begging squirrels & chipmunks, and, yes, ducks that beg. This is a very nice stopping place for a short, beautiful walk.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I think the key to everything in the park is to get the early to beat the crowds---and find parking! Nice easy walk around the lake, beautiful scenery.

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Half mile nature trail loop around this handicapped accessable lake trail with great views of the continental divide. Level and simple trail, open yeat round, fishing as well. Large parking and backcountry camp site (permit needed), there is also a riding stable, picnic area, restrooms, and water available In season. You can hike to Glacier Bay campground, Glacier Basin, Wind... More 

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Dodge City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Went to Sprague Lake because it was so close to the Glacier Basin campsite. It was amazing first thing in the morning. The path was easy to walk on with several places to stop and enjoy the scenery. There is also a nice parking lot near the lake that makes it quite accessible.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Parking at all of the lakes in RMNP were full with the exception of Sprague Lake. Beautiful lake with gorgeous views and nice walking trail.

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