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Address: Rocky Mountain National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Great Day Hike

I did this hike with my 12 year old daughter. She is a distance runner with a track club, and handled it pretty well. However, I would not recommend this hike for children much... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

I did this hike with my 12 year old daughter. She is a distance runner with a track club, and handled it pretty well. However, I would not recommend this hike for children much younger than her - it is a pretty long & strenuous hike. For those in good shape, Thunder Lake is a beautiful day hike. It has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My wife and I come to Estes Park every summer with our whole family. She has been coming since she was a little girl. Typically we come and plan out several hikes. First we start with a warm up, then to a medium and finally we choose a challenging one. This time it was the Thunder Lake day hike. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

With our extra hiking around our destination Thunder Lake, it was a beautiful 15 mile round trip hike. The lake was gorgeous and the view of Longs Peak and the Keyhole was thrilling. The streams and waterfalls along the way were the reason we picked out this hike and it make us want to do it again next year.

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